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International Council for Small Business (ICSB)                                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/28/2017    International Office
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 ICSB and HealRWorld Sign MOU for Cooperation on Sustainability Data Innovation

Washington, DC: The International Council for Small Business (ICSB) and HealRWorld LLC are very excited to announce a global partnership around cooperation on sustainability data innovation. ICSB is a not-for-profit organization that applies the intellectual and technological resources of its members and Heal R World is a social impact company that leverages its big data platform to provide cutting edge solutions to corporations and individuals to promote the growth of sustainable business.

This strategic partnership was established to develop a sustainability profile of participating countries, based on the footprint of their respective sustainable businesses, create country-level sustainability business rankings and annual reports, and offer a method and source for data collection to governments around this initiative. The long-term strategy is to help propel the growth of sustainable business and commerce through the ripple effect.

Michelle Bongiovanni, CEO and Founder of HealRWorld, participated in the ICSB 2016 World Conference as a panelist at the United Nations HQ and has also worked with ICSB’s affiliate in the Middle East, MCSBE. The organization will continue to engage with ICSB members at conferences and regional events.

ICSB will introduce this partnership to the global membership at its annual World Conference, this year ICSB 2017 will be in Buenos Aires, Argentina on June 28 – July 1, 2017 (www.icsb2017.org). Annual updates will be given in terms of analytic reporting and information analysis.

More information will be made available on the ICSB website (www.icsb.org). Please don’t hesitate to contact us for additional information and how to get further involved in this exciting initiative.

About ICSB: The International Council for Small Business (ICSB) is a non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of management development practices for potential entrepreneurs and existing small business owner/managers through education, research, and the free exchange of ideas. For more information, visit: http://icsb.org.

About HealRWorld LLC: HealRWorld is a global big data and product platform that aggregates sustainability information (People, Planet and Profit) and credit data throughout the global business ecosystem with a unique emphasis on small and mid-sized enterprises. Founded in 2012, our mission is to help Heal Our World by catalyzing the growth of sustainable business and consumption globally through knowledge and insights, and help direct spending and investment to the small business ‘doing well by doing good.’