Tag: awards

Unitus Receives Highest Rating by Charity Navigator

May 1, 2010 Media Exposure

Unitus Awarded Highest Rating by Charity Navigator We are pleased to announce that Unitus has received Charity Navigator’sprestigious 4-star rating. According to Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities, “We are proud to announce Unitus has earned our 4-star rating for its ability to efficiently manage and grow its finances. Approximately a quarter… Read more >

Samhita Wins Unitus Acceleration Award

February 1, 2010 Update

We are pleased to announce that Samhita Community Development Services, a Unitus MFI partner since January 2008, was awarded the 3rd Annual Unitus Acceleration Award. The award was presented at the recent Unitus Leadership Summit in Mussoorie, India. Each year, Unitus presents the Acceleration Award to a partner who best exemplifies the goal of accelerating… Read more >

Unitus Moderated Panel Receives Recognition

November 23, 2009 Media Exposure

Unitus Moderated Panel Awarded Best Workshop of 2009 In November 2009, Unitus’s Vice President of Global Programs, Richard Wardell, attended SEEP Network’s Annual Conference. While there, Richard moderated a workshop entitled “How does SPM Translate into Social Returns.” Workshop panel participants included Paul Luchtenburg from AMK Cambodia – a Unitus partner since 2008; Irina Ignatieva fromConcern Worldwide; and… Read more >

World Economic Forum Announces Geoff Davis as a 2008 Young Global Leader

March 11, 2008 Update

On March 11, the World Economic Forum announced that Unitus President and CEO Geoff Davis had been selected as a Young Global Leader for 2008. This honor is bestowed each year to recognize and acknowledge the top 200 to 300 young leaders from around the world for their professional accomplishments, commitment to society, and potential… Read more >

Third-Year “Social Capitalist Award” Win for Unitus

February 1, 2008 Update

For the third year in a row, Fast Company magazine and Monitor Group announced that Unitus has won a Social Capitalist Award The 2008 awards feature 45 nonprofits who use the tools of business to solve the world’s most pressing social problems—ranging from poor healthcare in developing nations to unequal education access, homelessness, unemployment and substance… Read more >

Unitus Receives 2007 Fast Company/Monitor Group Social Capitalist Award

November 16, 2006 Press Release

Unitus Named One of Nation’s Top Social Entrepreneurs in 2007 Fast Company/Monitor Group Social Capitalist Awards For Second Consecutive Year Unitus is Recognized for Reducing Poverty by Accelerating Growth of the Microfinance Industry Redmond, WA–November 16, 2006 — Unitus, Inc., a nonprofit organization which creates innovative solutions to global poverty, is among the 43 winners… Read more >

Unitus Named a Best Place to Work in Seattle

September 26, 2006 Press Release

Unitus Named A Best Place to Work in Seattle Seattle Metropolitan Magazine Recognizes Unitus As One of 25 Best Places to Work in Seattle September 26, 2006—Redmond, WA—Unitus Labs., a nonprofit organization creating innovative solutions to global poverty, was named by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine in its September 2006 issue as one of the 25 Best… Read more >