AWARD RECOGNISES OUTSTANDING BUSINESS LEADERS, ACROSS THE WORLD, WHO ARE COMBINING PROFIT AND PURPOSE TO HELP ACHIEVE THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
20th October 2020; Minneapolis, MN: Meaningful Business, a global platform for leaders combining profit and purpose, has recognised Ashish Gadnis of BanQu as a Meaningful Business 100 (MB100) leader for 2020.
The 2nd edition of the MB100 was curated by an expert panel of 16 judges, following a global nomination process. The platform received over 500 nominations from 70 countries, with each one scored across 5 key areas: Impact, Leadership, Innovation, Durability and Scope.
The 100 business leaders include corporate CEOs, entrepreneurs, micro-entrepreneurs, sustainability leaders, functional heads and impact investors from 34 countries. Industries that dominate the list include agriculture, education, healthcare and technology.
Commenting on the MB100, Tom Lytton-Dickie, Founder and CEO, Meaningful Business said, “We are delighted to recognise Ashish Gadnis as part of the Meaningful Business 100 for 2020. In what has been a challenging year for everyone, the MB100 provides an inspiring reminder of the brilliant work being done around the world to solve the biggest issues we are facing today.”
“This is an incredible honor for BanQu and more importantly a true recognition of smallholder women farmers, extreme poverty waste-pickers, micro-SMEs, health-workers, refugees etc. in poor countries who work tirelessly, yet are invisible in global supply chains. Traceability, transparency and equity in these supply chains is the ONLY path towards meeting UN SDGs even during these unprecedented times.” – Ashish Gadnis, BanQu Co-Founder
Meaningful Business is devoted to creating a unified platform for these leaders to collaborate and share knowledge in order to amplify their social impact in support of the UN 2030 agenda.
View the full 2020 MB100, here: https://meaningful.business/mb100-2020/
About Meaningful Business:
Meaningful Business is a curated network of progressive leaders across the world, combining purpose and profit to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The platform is focused on content creation, knowledge sharing and meaningful connections, bringing leaders together across geography, industry, role and company-size, to share and collaborate, resulting in meaningful impact. The community consists of Founders, CEOs, Impact Investors, Sustainability Heads, Humanitarian leaders and academics across 90+ countries, representing 50 industries.
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