Rising Stars

Social Capitalists

Rising Stars

Two relatively new organizations, though not award winners, were cited by our board of advisers for their extraordinary potential:

Ecologic Finance

Cambridge, Massachusetts | www.ecologicfinance.org | Executive Director: William Foote
EcoLogic provides loans and financial training to environmentally minded businesses, promoting grassroots sustainable economic development in rural areas of Latin America and East Africa.

Taproot Foundation

San Francisco, California | www.taprootfoundation.org | President: Aaron Hurst
Taproot strenghtens nonprofit organizations by harnessing the skills of business professionals to provide marketing, human resources, and capacity-building services, either for free or at discounted rates.