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ClearlySo wins Impact Investment Firm of the Year

We're thrilled to announce that ClearlySo won 'Impact Investment Firm of the Year' at the Green Finance Innovation Awards 2017.

February 28, 2017

Formerly known as the New Energy & Cleantech awards, the event is organised by GrowthBusiness.co.uk. The awards recognise the leaders in the renewable energy and cleantech industries, as well as the pivotal role of finance to enable these innovations and businesses that drive a low carbon and sustainable economy.

The awards also highlighted that businesses within the sustainable economy are only sustainable in themselves if they are delivering healthy financial return on investments.

The full shortlist for ‘Impact Investment Firm of the Year’ was:

  • Bridges Ventures
  • ClearlySo
  • Davy Asset Management Ethical Equity
  • Hermes Global Equity ESG
  • Jupiter Global Ecology Diversified
  • Kames Global Sustainable Equity Fund
  • Newton Investment Management
  • Standard Life Ethical Corporate Bond fund

Speaking of their decision, the judges said: “ClearlySo stood out as a clear winner in this category. The judges were very impressed with its extensive commitment to social and environmental businesses. The judges also highly commend Bridges Ventures for the added value it provides to the community it serves, and for its expansive portfolio of genuinely inspiring businesses.”

On winning the award, John Lloyd, Chief Marketing Officer of ClearlySo, said: “We are very grateful to receive this award and the spotlight that it shines on the entire ClearlySo team and our clients who are helping to make the world a better place.”

You can see the full list of 2017 winners and find out more about the awards here.

In the photo, L-R: Julia Hartley-Brewer (broadcaster), Stefano Cappanari (ClearlySo), Simon Evill (ClearlySo), John Lloyd (ClearlySo), David Thorpe (What Investment), Praseeda Nair (Growth Business)