Real Leaders Names RSF Social Finance a 2024 Top Impact Company

The company was one of 185 awardees, earning recognition in the impact investing and financial services categories

SAN FRANCISCO (January 17, 2024) — RSF Social Finance earned recognition in the impact investing and financial services categories on the Real Leaders® 2024 Top Impact Companies list. This year’s awards, announced today, honor 185 brands that are scaling solutions for the world’s most pressing issues.

RSF was ranked 66 on year’s list, on the strength of its work to catalyze transformation by circulating capital to social enterprises that are creating a more just, regenerative, and compassionate world.

“RSF has decades of experience in lending to for-profit and nonprofit enterprises with significant positive social, cultural and environmental impacts—and RSF’s Social Investment Fund notes remain one of the few ways people can invest directly in social enterprises,” said RSF CEO Jasper van Brakel. “We appreciate the recognition for our efforts to flow money into both locally-driven and systemic solutions, and we’re honored to be in this impressive company.”

In its sixth year, Real Leaders, a media platform, CEO network and Certified B Corp, updated its awards to also recognize stand-out companies in I.M.P.A.C.T (Intention, Model, People, Accountability, Collaboration and Transformation) categories. In addition, it debuted five new awards: Most Valuable Mission, Most Innovative Model, Most Impactful People, Best Collaboration, and Most Transparent.

The 2024 list features a mix of respected privately owned impact brands of all sizes and from a variety of industries.

A “Real Leaders UNITE” awards celebration will be held in San Diego on February 6, 2024, to honor the winners.


About RSF Social Finance
RSF Social Finance offers innovative opportunities to invest, give, and get funding that generates positive social, economic, and environmental impact. Since 1984, RSF has made over $1 billion in loans and grants supporting diverse social enterprises in the areas of food and agriculture, education and the arts, and climate and the environment. Find out more about how RSF connects social entrepreneurs with diverse forms of capital. Follow RSF on LinkedIn.

About Real Leaders
Real Leaders is the fastest-growing community for impact leaders backed by a global media platform dedicated to driving positive change. Founded in 2010, Real Leaders recognized and advocated that businesses take more responsibility to be as cognizant of their impact on employees, society, and the planet as they are on their bottom line. Real Leaders is an independently owned certified B Corporation and member of the UN Global Compact. Our mission is to unite farsighted leaders to transform our shortsighted world.

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