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    IMPACT² WORLD FORUM

     

     

  • IMPACT²

    The leading global event dedicated to the new economy, more inclusive and sustainable.

    Gathering 1,500+ business leaders, policy makers, financial institutions and mission-driven organizations from more than 50 countries at the City Hall of Paris, Impact² World Forum is the Davos of the New Economy.

    Each year, Impact² features prestigious guest speakers such as Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, who honored us with his presence in 2014 and in 2017.

  • COMPETE TO...

    The Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award

    Impact Network hosts local competitions in 10+ cities worldwide. All finalists gather at Paris for the Grand Finale to pitch at Impact².

    2017's edition was sponsored by the Chanel Foundation.

    SHOWCASE AT...

    Impact² Social Entrepreneurship Fair

    With 1,500+ attendees each year, Impact² is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network corporates, investors and decision-makers, while enjoying a large media coverage.

  • NONHLANHLA JOYE

    Founder of Umgibe

     

    Umgibe Farming Organics is a carbon-saving, ecological, organic, income generating vegetable-growing system which targets grassroots farmers from the sub-economic townships of South Africa. The project uses an innovative mechanism of cultivating vegetables using recycled bags suspended on a supportive wooden structure.

    Nonhlanhla JOYE won the 2017 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

     

    THATO KGATLHANYE

    Founder of Repurpose Schoolbags

    Repurpose Schoolbags give a child dignity by day. Every Repurpose Schoolbag is fitted with a portable solar panel that turns into desk lamp providing up to 12 hours of light for reading & doing homework. Repurpose Schoolbags has already handed over 10,000 Repurpose Schoolbags to children in 6 countries on the African continent.

    Thato Kgatlhanye won the 2016 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year award.

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