Fourth Sector Directory

Consulting


Social Enterprise Group

Website: www.socialenterprisegroup.com
Description:

The Social Enterprise Group is a unique consulting firm that provides business planning, feasibility studies, market analysis, strategic planning and associated services to nonprofits, businesses, philanthropic organizations and government agencies who are conducting, or considering, a social enterprise.

Contact: (206) 903 8578 |
Categories: Consulting, Strategy

Entrepreneurs Foundation

Website: www.efbayarea.org/
Description:

Develops corporate citizenship and philanthropic efforts that leverage resources and generate maximum community benefit. Works with companies to create, manage and implement corporate foundations and community programs and provide a web-based platform. Provides unique services such as expertise, advice, tools, resources, materials as well as strategic and tactical hands-on support.

Contact: Diane Solinger | (408) 278 - 2203
Categories: Consulting, Strategy, Finance, Foundations

Business for Social Responsibility

Website: www.bsr.org
Description:

A leader in corporate responsibility since 1992, Business for Social Responsibility works with its global network of more than 250 member companies to develop sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration

Contact: (415) 984 - 3200 |
Categories: Consulting, Strategy, Conferences, Supply Chain Management

FSG Social Impact Advisors

Website: www.fsg-impact.org/
Description:

Works with foundations, governments, non-profits and corporations by advising and consulting on how to increase social impact.

Contact: (617) 357 - 4000 |
Categories: Consulting, Research

TBLI Group

Website: www.tbli.org
Description:

Assists companies and individuals who wish to institutionalize sustainability.

Contact: +31 (0) 20 428 6752 |
Categories: Consulting, Strategy, Conferences

Good Company Ventures

Website: www.goodcompanyventures.org
Description:

Good Company Ventures catalyzes start-ups with innovative solutions to big, unmet social needs. Good Company entrepreneurs are offered a great place to work in Philadelphia, a community of like-minded entrepreneurs, and access to a network of capital sources and expert advisors. We champion models that offer investors financial return and social impact.

Contact: 215.951.7200 x3002 |
Categories: Consulting, Finance

Mckinsey & Co. (Social Sector Office)

Website: www.Mckinsey.com/clientservice/social...
Description:

An American management consulting company that has been helping civil society organizations to venture into the business world. They recognize that expressions pertaining to the corporate environment – such as business plan, financial planning, human resource management and marketing strategies – are now part of NGO vocabulary; these institutions are employing management tools to finance their long-term activities.

Contact: (202) 662 - 3100
Categories: Consulting, Strategy

JVA Consulting

Website: www.JVAConsulting.com
Description:

From start to finish, JVA works with social innovators to identify challenges, come up with solutions and make sure they have a lasting effect on communities. We help you develop an innovative approach. We help you hone your fundraising and grantwriting skills to do your work.

Categories: Consulting, Strategy

Future 500

Website: www.future500.org
Description:

Forges links between corporations and stakeholders to advance the triple bottom line.

Contact: (415) 294 - 7775 |
Categories: Consulting, Strategy, Conferences

Net Impact

Website: www.netimpact.org
Description:

Net Impact is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to make a positive impact on society by growing and strengthening a community of leaders who use business to improve the world. We offer a portfolio of programs to educate, equip, and inspire more than 10,000 members to make a tangible difference in their universities, organizations, and communities.

Contact: (415) 495 - 4230 |
Categories: Consulting, Strategy, Conferences, College and University Programs, Networks

New Profit, Inc.

Website: : www.newprofit.com
Description:

With the support of individual investors and our signature partner, Monitor Group, New Profit provides multi-year financial and strategic support to a portfolio of social entrepreneurs working in education, youth development, workforce development, and other areas. In addition, we bring together social innovators from across sectors at the annual Gathering of Leaders.

Contact: (617) 252 - 3220 |
Categories: Consulting, Strategy, Conferences, Finance, Investment Funds

AccountAbility

Website: www.acountability21.net
Description:

AccountAbility is a global network of leading business, public and civil institutions working to build and demonstrate the possibilities for tomorrow’s global markets and governance through thought leadership and advisory services.

Contact: (202) 835 - 1692 |
Categories: Consulting, Networks, Assessment / Reporting

ABT Associates, Inc.

Website: www.abtassociates.com
Description:

Abt Associates applies scientific research, consulting and technical assistance expertise to a wide range of issues in social, economic, and health policy; international development; clinical trials and registries. Our staff of more than 1,250 employee-owners includes national and international experts who are recognized for their knowledge, innovative research techniques, and insightful analyses and recommendations. Our ethnically diverse staff is guided by strong corporate values that include technical excellence, collaboration, respect, and civic responsibility. The Company is also a recognized leader in providing technical assistance to facilitate policy reforms in countries moving to market oriented economies. It has extensive experience in advising countries on economic growth and health systems strengthening. Working with the U.S. Agency for International Development, our experts in health, economic growth, the environment, and trade have helped governments improve service delivery and implement sustainable market-based reforms.

Contact: (617) 492 - 7100
Categories: Consulting, Research, Conferences, Media

Root Cause

Website: www.rootcause.org
Description:

Root Cause, a nonprofit organization, advances enduring solutions to social and economic problems by supporting social innovators and educating social impact investors.

Contact: (617) 492-2300 |
Categories: Consulting, Research

Seedco

Website: www.seedco.org
Description: Seedco is a national non profit organization that helps low-income people and communities move toward economic prosperity:
  • Providing ACCESS to jobs and workplace benefits;
  • Helping achieve financial STABILITY; and
  • Creating a path to reach upward financial and career MOBILITY. We work with employers, government agencies and other institutions to improve the quality of jobs and promote the wider availability of work supports. And we invest in communities to spur economic opportunities through our subsidiary, Seedco Financial.
Contact: (212) 473-0255 |
Categories: Consulting, Finance, Research

KLD Research & Analytics, Inc.

Website: www.kld.com
Description:

KLD Research & Analytics, Inc. is an independent investment research firm providing management tools to professionals integrating environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) into their investment decisions. KLD Research & Analytics, Inc. is the leading authority on social research and indexes for institutional investors. Since 1988, institutional investors, managers, trustees, consultants and advisors have depended on the quality and expertise of KLD. Today, 31 of the top 50 institutional money managers worldwide use KLD’s research to integrate environmental, social and governance factors into their investment decisions. Featuring one of the largest independent corporate research staffs in the world, KLD provides performance benchmarks, corporate accountability research and consulting services analogous to those provided by financial research service firms.

Contact: Michelle Lapolla (Consulting) | (617) 426-5270 ext. 6730 |
Categories: Consulting, Research, Assessment / Reporting, Assessment & Reporting, Ratings

Cleantech Group

Website: www.cleantech.com
Description:

The Cleantech Group, formerly the Cleantech Venture Network, pioneered clean technology as an investment category in 2002. The company has played an influential role in the development of the category, fostering growth through critical information products, world class research and the highest caliber industry connections. The Cleantech Group is credited with originating the term cleantech, and owns it as a registered trademark. Organizations requiring specialized clean technology market insight and recommendations retain the Cleantech Group for consulting engagements that de-risk their activities and accelerate their success.

Contact: (415) 684 - 1020 |
Categories: Consulting, Networks, Research

The Global Exchange for Social Innovation

Website: www.gexsi.org
Description:

GEXSI links charitable donors, entrepreneurs and investors in funding social businesses in low-income regions around the world. We support social entrepreneurs in moving “from Aid to Market”: from charity dependence towards sustainable business. GEXSI provides social enterprises with coaching and development investment services.

Contact: +49-30-4000 476 4-0 |
Categories: Consulting, Finance, Investment Funds, Networks, Financial, Loan Funds

Social K

Website: www.socialk.com
Description:

Social(k) is committed to working with companies looking to make a positive impact to the local and global communities we all share. We strive to run our business in a sustainable way. If your company has a sustainable and responsible work ethic consider Social(k) for your retirement plan assets.

Contact: (866) 568 - 4015
Categories: Consulting, Financial, Retirement Planning

EC3 Global

Website: www.ec3global.com
Description:

EC3 Global is an internationally recognized environmental advisory group which can provide your organization with a pathway and comprehensive range of products and services to set, manage and achieve your sustainability targets. Our dynamic EC3 Global Advice House team helps build sustainable businesses with support from the products and services listed above which combine to deliver tailored benchmarking tools, certification systems and applications.

Contact: +61 7 3238 1900
Categories: Certification, Consulting, Assessment & Reporting

GoodCorporation

Website: www.goodcorporation.com
Description:

GoodCorporation is a for-profit company owned by a group of private individuals interested in responsible business management. It was founded in 2000 by a group of former partners and directors of KPMG Consulting. GoodCorporation carries out independent assessments for clients of how well they implement in reality their principles of responsible business management. GoodCorporation assesses companies either against the GoodCorporation Standard or against a company’s own statement of business principles.

Contact: (646) 233 - 3000
Categories: Ratings, Consulting, Assessment & Reporting

Business Write Now!

Website: www.businesswritenow.com
Description:

Business Write Now! is a management consultant firm that helps start-up and young non-profits, ministries, and social enterprises become more effective in accomplishing their mission through business planning, accounting, and other business services.

Contact: Audrey Wyatt | 469-585-1755 |
Categories: Consulting, Financial, Strategy

Brand Indigo

Website: www.brandindigo.com/
Description:

Brand Indigo is a part sustainability-centric consultancy,part think-tank and part social venture capital firm with a self-sustaining hybrid business model.

Contact: Sunil Varughese | +971506784637 |
Categories: Consulting, Assessment & Reporting, Strategy, Education and Training, Foundations, Marketing & Communications, Research

Victoria Research Bureau

Description:

Victoria Research Bureau, a consulting firm based in Mwanza Tanzania is specialized in research, program design-monitoring and evaluation for social sector development projects.

Contact: Pantaleon Shoki | +255-754-931799 |
Categories: Consulting, Assessment & Reporting, Financial, Strategy, Finance, Microfinance, Marketing & Communications, Networks, Youth Development

T junction organic

Website: tjunctionorganic.com
Description:

We are a European based marketing agency that specializes in cause marketing. As well as our consultancy services we drive our own campaigns to inspire change and create social benefit. For example we operate Holidays for your soul, an initiative that incorporates marketing for holiday destinations and provides free holidays for families affected by cancer.

Contact: Ruth Moss |
Categories: Consulting, Exchange Mechanisms, Marketing & Communications

Collaborative Wisdom & Strategy

Website: www.christinewhitneysanchez.com
Description:

strategic collaboration, large-scale change, transpersonal leadership, strength-based change. Methods for Strategic Collaboration – blending and scaling Appreciative Inquiry, World Cafe, Open Space Technology, Polarity Mapping and chaordic organizing

Contact: Christine Whitney Sanchez | 480.759.0262 |
Categories: Consulting

Empowerment Gateway

Website: www.empowerment-gateway.com
Description:

Empowerment Gateway is an organisation involved in:

Advocacy Research Conceptualisation, Development and Implementation of Community Sustainability Programs

Consulting Strategic Management Consulting General Management Consulting CSR 2.0 (Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility) SMME (Small, Micro, Medium Enterprises) Development and Support Transitional Business Consulting Non-governmental (NGO) Support and Development Social Enterprise Development and Support Socially Responsible Business Development and Support Fourth Sector Organisational Model Development Consulting

Contact: Laurinda Seabra | 0035191969320231 |
Categories: Assessment / Reporting, Associations, Consulting, Assessment & Reporting, Financial, Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Conferences, Local Currencies, Marketing & Communications, Mediation, Networks, Research, Web Development

I Support Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

Website: www.isupportlagos.com
Description:

A community empowerment organisation focused on the promotion of Lagos as a travel destination of choice. Promoting sustainable tourism, eco-tourism and responsible tourism.

Concurrently promoting the concept of CSR and Fourth Sector in the business community, and the promotion of local economies philosophy.

Contact: Laurinda Seabra | 0035191969320231 |
Categories: Advertising, Consulting, Supply Chain Management, Conferences, Local Currencies, Marketing & Communications, Research, Web Development

Best supply chain consulting firms - Integrated Outsource Solutions

Website: www.i-o-solutions.com
Description:

One of Malaysia’s best supply chain consulting firms. We enable your success by achieving cost reductions, quality and delivery targets by outsourcing direct to low cost, high tech Asia regions. Office in the US for high responsiveness and service.

Contact: Jeff Watson | 888-548-5668 |
Categories: Consulting, Supply Chain Management

Victoria Research Bureau Ltd

Description:

Victoria Research Bureau Ltd specializes in research, monitoring and evaluation, project design and management, household and business surveys, designing corporate social responsibility and enterprise development.

Contact: Pantaleon Shoki | +255-754-931-799 |
Categories: Consulting, Assessment & Reporting, Research

AddVANTE

Website: www.addvante.com
Description:

AddVANTE is an internationally oriented professional services firm, with over 20 years experience providing legal and financial counselling in Spain. Our professionals specialize in different areas of economic and financial Consulting, Law, Tax and M&A counselling in Spain.

Contact: Carmen de Aza | +34 93 415 88 77 |
Categories: Consulting, Financial, Strategy, Energy, Legal

CATTCO, C.A.

Website: cattco.com.ve
Description:

CATTCO (Venezuela) and its subsidiary CATTCO, NV (Curaçao) provides consulting and technology/knowledge transfer services in the areas of organizational development (OD), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Strategic Planning under the umbrellas of Values-Based Management and Transcendental Leadership.

Contact: Emilio Ferrero | +5999 6646164 |
Categories: Consulting, Strategy, Conferences, Education and Training, College and University Programs

National Solutions Group

Website: www.nsg.org.au
Description:

National Solutions Group is a unique group of companies focused on our client’s financial wellbeing. With an outstanding commitment to service, honesty and integrity, National Solutions Group combines the disciplines of accounting, financial management, investment education and residential property construction, to go beyond the expectations of our clients.

Contact: Rick McCarthy | 07 5438 8005 |
Categories: Consulting

Fledge LLC

Website: fledge.co
Description:

Fledge is a “conscious company” incubator/accelerator, helping startups serve the large and growing number of consumers who are environmentally conscious, socially conscious, energy conscious, conscious of community, of sustainability, consumption, etc.

Contact: Michael "Luni" Libes | 206 550-7109 |
Categories: Consulting, Education and Training, Finance, Marketing & Communications