Our Impact & Metrics

SEA’s impact strategy is founded in the creation of locally scalable impact through entrepreneur-focused empowerment and investment.

SEA’s impact strategy is founded in the creation of locally scalable impact through
entrepreneur-focused empowerment and investment. 

Achieving the SDGs will require the collective effort of players across a wide spectrum, from both the private and public sectors. SEA believes that sustainable progress towards meeting the SDGs requires working through private entrepreneurs locally present in their markets, and therefore knowledgeable about the needs of their market and the means to meet those needs. SEA’s mission is to partner with these entrepreneurs and with public and private investors everywhere who believe that the changes sought through the SDG framework represent important steps towards a better future.

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Where innovation meets impact

SEA disseminates best practices for impact measurement within our accelerators. This helps foster impact within and beyond the local community, while ensuring alignment with key SDGs.

Impact & Metrics

Designing Industry-Specific Accelerators of Impact

SEA’s approach to impact is about enabling local collaboration with ambitious entrepreneurs around exponential technologies and transformative business models. While our accelerators may measure their impact against a variety of metrics, SEA focuses on the achievement of 4 primary Sustainable Development Goals:

Goal #5

While some forms of discrimination against women and girls are diminishing, gender inequality continues to this day. Empowering women will require the creation of new opportunities for self empowerment through employment, among other things. 

Goal #8

Encouraging entrepreneurship and job creation are key to sustained social and economic growth. With this goals' targets in mind, SEA works to promote full and productive employment for all women and men by 2030.

Goal #9

Investment in infrastructure and innovation are crucial drivers of economic growth and development. Technological progress will be key to finding lasting solutions to the economic, social and environmental challenges. 

Goal #17

The SDGs can only be realized with strong partnerships and cooperation. Improving access to technology and knowledge is an important way to share ideas and foster innovation.

    SEA is an L3C that builds industry-specific social enterprise accelerators to scale the impact of innovative market-based solutions and generate deal flow for impact-oriented investors.

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