ClearlySo ATLAS Wins Digital Agenda Impact Award For Investment

ClearlySo ATLAS has been named as one of 12 winners at the Digital Agenda Impact Awards.

March 3, 2017

We’re pleased to announce that ClearlySo ATLAS, an impact assessment solution for private equity and venture capital investors, won the ‘Investment’ category at the inaugural Digital Agenda Impact Awards. Launched just three months ago, ClearlySo ATLAS helps private equity and venture capital investors assess the social and environmental impact of their investments and provides practical suggestions for action. ClearlySo ATLAS was developed by ClearlySo and combines best practice, and industry-wide and internal impact expertise. The Digital Agenda Impact Awards, sponsored by the Nominet Trust, celebrate digital innovations that improve people’s lives and the world around us. They received over 200 submissions across 12 award categories, and the judges assessed entries using five criteria – idea, product, team, scalability and impact. The award ceremony, held at the Barbican Centre, brought together some of the brightest and best businesses and organisations using tech for good. Winners in other categories included Bulb, a technology-led, renewable energy supplier on a mission to transform the way energy is bought, used and produced, and Wayfindr, a non-profit on a mission to empower the 285 million people living with sight loss worldwide to take new journeys. Alongside the winner announcements, the event featured interviews with inspirational individuals and businesses, including Open Bionics and Give Vision, and a keynote speech from Sir Tim Smit, the founder of the Eden Project. Julian Blake, the founder of Digital Agenda, said: “The Impact Awards highlight the extraordinary potential for technology to be a positive force and celebrate technology that is being used for impact, not just for profit.” Lindsay Smart, Head of Impact, Research and Innovation at ClearlySo, said: “It was inspiring to be surrounded by so many innovative and commercially successful impact ventures – and reminded me why we built ClearlySo ATLAS – to uncover and nurture investor appetite to back these types of companies. To win this award was a privilege and there was stiff competition. It is a great start to the year as we embark to take ClearlySo ATLAS to the mainstream and bring impact to all private capital investing.” You can find the full list of winners, and more information about the awards here. Image credit: Digital Agenda