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SupplyShift Raises Series A Funding to Accelerate Growth

November 16, 2018

SupplyShift, a leading supplier management, responsible sourcing, and supplier engagement platform, has secured a Series A round of funding to further enable responsible sourcing in global supply chains. Tenfore led this investment round based on SupplyShift’s significant momentum over the past two years. Other…
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Opportunities and Tradeoffs: Our Commitment to Empower Workers through Responsible Supply Chain Tech

November 1, 2018

By Ed Marcum, Working Capital Managing Director, and Ryan Heman, Humanity United Investments Manager In today’s complex, globally distributed supply chains, labor exploitation often takes place in the dark—out of sight and invisible. Despite gains in human rights made for workers over the past several decades, severe and systemic abuses…
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Reflections from the 2018 UN General Assembly

October 31, 2018

By Dan Viederman, Managing Director During the 2018 UN General Assembly in New York, I had the opportunity to participate in a panel with the UK International Development Secretary at the UN itself, and facilitate another panel discussion at the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit, which brought together representatives from…
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Working Capital Reaches Final Close of $25.2 million

September 10, 2018

Children’s Investment Fund Foundation and Zalando join venture fund to combat labor abuses in supply chains Working Capital raised an additional $2.5 million from the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and Zalando, increasing the Fund’s total capital to $25.2 million. The first-of-its-kind fund, Working Capital’s partners and supporters include Humanity…
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British tech startup, Provenance, secures funding from singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel

July 18, 2018

Provenance’s new funding, led by venture fund Working Capital, will support its digital platform to enable brands and retailers to bring integrity and transparency to their supply chains. Provenance secured additional funding from musician Peter Gabriel, as well as its existing group of investors, led by Working Capital Fund,…
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QuizRR raises $1.3 million to improve working conditions in global corporate supply chains

April 26, 2018

Stockholm, Sweden – QuizRR, an Edtech company offering innovative training solutions to advance corporate responsibility and worker well-being, raised $1.3 million in a financing round led by Norrsken Founders Fund and Working Capital. The funding will be used to expand the company’s offering into new markets and further develop and…
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Humanity United launches Working Capital, a $23 million venture fund to invest in ethical supply chain innovations

January 30, 2018

Leading brands address demand for better working conditions, more transparent supply chains January 30, 2018 (San Francisco, California) – Working Capital, an early stage venture fund, launched today with the goal of accelerating supply chain innovations to enable corporations to operate more transparently and ethically around the world. It was…
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Ulula Raises $1 Million in Seed Funding to Improve Labor Conditions in Global Supply Chains

January 9, 2018

Analytics software to measure human rights data receives funding from Humanity United, Good & Well TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ulula, a software and analytics platform that equips companies with tools to monitor human rights risks, announced today it raised $1 million in private seed…
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British Tech Startup Provenance Aims to Make the Food and Drinks Industry Transparent by 2025

July 11, 2017

Provenance, a digital platform enabling brands and retailers to bring integrity and transparency to their supply chains, raises money from strategic investors to revolutionise consumer trust LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 11, 2017– Following a successful international pilot tracking tuna through Southeast Asian supply chains, and a pilot project with the…
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