In November 2014, LGT Impact Ventures was recognized as “Best Social Impact Investor” at the Sustainable Investment Conference 2014 in London, sponsored by the “Investment Week.”
Other contenders included Big Society Capital, Axa Investment Management and Investing for Good. “LGT Impact Ventures is a superb example of how to achieve genuine social change by successfully applying proven investment metrics to help nurture and develop growing businesses that have the potential to make a sustainable impact,” says the jury. “LGT Impact Ventures uses its knowledge and expertise in an incredibly well structured way to ensure companies have access to a full range of services to help them thrive at all stages. Fantastic business know how with a successful track record,” was the concluding factor for the jury’s decision.
Furthermore, LGT Impact Ventures received the “Highly Commended” award in the category “Outstanding Philanthropy Offering” as part of the 24th Private Banker International Summit in Singapore. And the UK Cabinet Office honored LGT Impact Ventures with the “Global Impact Runner-Up Badge” in the context of the newly launched Social Investment Awards which aim to highlight the importance social investment is having on communities in the UK.