Events & Recognition


Upcoming Events

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Past Events

  • S3IDF’s Social Merchant Bank Approach (SMBA)
    Presenter | ACEF Knowledge Networking Event, Asia Clean Energy Forum 2016
    June 6 -10, 2016 | Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines
  • Beyond Clean Energy Access: Alleviating Poverty through Linked Livelihood Investments, Financial Leverage and Pro-Poor Business Models
    Presenter | ACEF Knowledge Networking Event, Asia Clean Energy Forum 2015
    June 18, 2015 | Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines
  • Perspectives on Biomass-Based Energy Access & Linked Investments
    Panelist | Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Renewable and Clean Energy Business Dialogue 2015
    June 15 – 16, 2015 | Asia Clean Energy Forum 2015 (Pre-Forum Event) | Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines
  • 2nd Roundtable of Sustainable Investments for Social Enterprises
    April 13, 2015 | Bangalore, India
  • Bridging the Affordability Gap: Increasing Access to Products and Services through Financing
    Panelist | Scaling Development Ventures Conference
    April 11, 2015 | Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA USA
  • Developing Pro-Poor Enterprises & Investments
    Speaker | Workshop
    January 19, 2015 | Grand Palais Boutique Hotel | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Awards 2014 Purpose Prize Fellow

The Purpose Prize is the nation’s preeminent large-scale investment in people over 60 who are combining their passion and experience for social good. S3IDF’s Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Russell J. deLucia, was selected as a 2014 Purpose Prize Fellow.


Top Innovation Award from the Asia Clean Energy Forum

In 2008, S3IDF won a Top Innovation Award for its Social Merchant Bank Approach in the Clean Energy Finance Solutions category at the Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF). ACEF is a joint effort of the Asian Development Bank (ADB); United States Agency for International Development (USAID); the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate; the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation; the Governments of Australia, Japan, Spain, and Norway; and other co-sponsors.


World Clean Energy Award

S3IDF won the World Clean Energy Award in the NGO and Initiatives category in 2007 for its lighting initiatives in southern India. It was nominated by the Worldwatch Institute and selected by a jury with representatives from the World Economic Forum, WWF International, and the United Nations Environment Program.