Connecting the disconnected
M-KOPA has already connected more than 500,000 homes to affordable solar power in East Africa. With EY’s help to streamline operations and lower the cost of supporting its growing customer base, the business aims to reach 3 million of Kenya’s 5 million off-grid households by 2025, helping them save hundreds of millions of dollars in avoided fuel costs.
Incubating youth-led business
Already the fastest-growing social enterprise of its type in the UK, Orbit provides the next generation of entrepreneurs with the mentoring and technical support they need to launch their own businesses. Aided by EY’s support to strengthen its operational processes and financial management, Orbit aims to scale across 10 UK cities over the next 5 years.
Turning food service jobs into rewarding careers
With its focus on fresh, sustainable produce, and investment in skills, Flordia-based restaurant chain Pincho Factory is a breeding ground for the next generation of responsible restaurateurs. With EY’s help to streamline financial processes and improve its ability to raise capital, the business aims to grow its quality jobs five-fold by 2020.
Defending consumer rights
For those who fall victim to breaches of consumer protection laws in Spain, Reclamador’s user-friendly online platform provides a quick, easy and effective way for customers to seek redress. EY helped strengthen its culture, processes and organizational structure, empowering the business to help thousands more people achieve access to justice.
These impact entrepreneurs are making their communities a better place to live and work in every day. And their combined efforts are driving sustainable and inclusive growth. By helping to scale impact entrepreneurship, organizations can help these businesses to create long-term value for their people and communities around the world.