- GoImpact fills the void in the market by offering the must-have training designed by world-class experts in sustainable finance and ESG.
- GoImpact is growing exponentially; its learning courses have extended their reach across APAC and Middle East.
- Founded by visionary industry veterans, GoImpact is on a mission to bridge the great gap between talk and action on ESG practice, and drive the sustainability agenda forward.
HONG KONG, April 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GoImpactan ESG and Sustainable Finance start-up, today announced the closing of its Series A fundraising, at a valuation of 22 million US dollars, tripling that of the last lap. Investors included a hong kong listed company, Oriental Watch Holdings Limited (“Oriental Watch Group“; Stock Code: 0398.HK), and a leader hong kong private investor based. The support of these leading investors is recognition of GoImpact’s unique strategy to drive ESG adoption in Asiaand bridging the knowledge gap in ESG and sustainable finance.
Awareness of ESG and green/sustainable finance has grown in recent years, further exacerbated by the well-watched results of the COP26 meeting last year. GoImpact is on a mission to advance the sustainability agenda, bridging the knowledge gap between talk and action. GoImpact offers the best ESG learning experience on the market, offering experiential case-based learning courses that are designed and delivered by a group of world-class experts in sustainable finance and ESG. GoImpact’s learning framework includes synchronized and asynchronous learning programs and workshops. The learning courses are structured to align with the 17 SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) of the United Nations, in 5 key areas, namely climate, education, health, inclusion and biodiversity. The courses offered by GoImpact are recognized on accredited platforms in hong kong and the region, and include certificate programs with the executive training academy of leading universities in Asia. In a short time, the geographic reach of GoImpact has expanded to 5 countries in the Asia Pacificincluding hong kong, Singapore, Thailand, India and the United Arab Emirates.
“GoImpact has made impressive progress over the past year,” Mr. Denis YeungChairman and CEO of Oriental Watch Group, commenting on the investment. “The company’s smart position to tackle the underserved ESG education market promises tremendous growth potential. We applaud GoImpact’s determination to challenge the status quo and create cultures that have the power to transform companies by genuinely embracing ESG commitments.Strongly on the global supply chain.ESG risks such as corporate governance, occupational health, waste reduction, employee safety are of utmost importance to ensure we have a sustainable business.We are excited to support a promising young company that has the foresight in driving ESG adoption, and provide the knowledge to enable C-suites and executives to implement strategies sustainable for their businesses.”
GoImpact is founded by financial industry veterans Ms. Helen Li and Mr. Clarence T’ao, and a serial entrepreneur, Mr. Andy Anne, in 2020. With a forward-looking vision, the founders of GoImpact set their sights on the enormous potential of ESG and began to build an ESG ecosystem before ESG took center stage. In 2 years, GoImpact has established a highly regarded educational network of top ESG and industry experts, prominent higher education institutions, industry bodies, financial institutions, major corporations and government agencies through Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The Company, acting as an influential ESG industry “thought leader”, participates in and co-hosts visible industry seminars to drive ESG adoption.
“GoImpact solves a huge problem for the rapidly growing and highly underserved ESG education market,” says Mrs. Helen LiCEO and co-founder of GoImpact. “We are delighted to have Oriental Watch Group, a leading hong kong private investor to be our Series A investors. The financial backing of seasoned investors of this caliber and sophistication is a recognition of the growth potential of our GoImpact business strategy.”
“One of the unique benefits of GoImpact is that we are able to bring widely acclaimed ESG industry players to share their real-life experiences and deliver a differentiated case-based learning experience to market professionals and to industry leaders who will shape the future of Asia“, added Mr. Clarence T’ao, co-founder of GoImpact. “Our core team and advisory board are made up of business leaders with extensive connections in the corporate world and deep expertise in ESG and sustainable finance. We are able to benefit from the experience and resources of these extremely talented people, which has enabled us to accelerate the business growth at an astonishing rate.”
“We are looking to expand our global footprint,” said Mr. Andy Anneco-founder of GoImpact. “The funds we have raised will allow us to expand the team of hong kong and around the world. Going forward, GoImpact will continue to seek partnerships with leading institutions and organizations to build our influence globally.”
In addition to ESG education, GoImpact also engages in other areas to integrate and advance the sustainability agenda. The company is currently building an ESG ecosystem based on 3 key pillars, namely GoLearn (education), GoNetwork (structured advocacy) and GoInvest (deal flow platform for sustainable investments), to enable actions on sustainability.
Bridging the big gap between talk and action, accelerating the sustainability agenda from intention to implementation – GoImpact means impact made easy and actionable.
GoImpact is an ecosystem developed to connect the dots and provide catalysts for action built around 3 key pillars – GoLearn (education); GoNetwork (structured advocacy); GoInvest (deal flow platform for sustainable investments). Through its network of partners with online and offline initiatives, GoImpact connects investors with offers relevant to their interests and provides learning opportunities to drive real change by example for anyone interested in learning more. on the sustainable finance agenda.
SOURCEOriental Watch Holdings Limited; GoImpact Capital Partners