Miyamoto Selected for Unreasonable Impact
IMPACTING THE FUTURE OF FOOD, ENERGY, AND SUSTAINABLE LIVING
After a rigorous selection process involving hundreds of world-class companies, Miyamoto has been chosen to join 12 other organizations at the 2020 Unreasonable Impact Americas program, which this year is being offered as a fully digital experience. Miyamoto will join the other entrepreneurs from across North America to take part in the virtual iteration of the Unreasonable Impact program
Impacting the future of food, energy, sustainable living and supply chains, each entrepreneur is selected to participate based on their potential to create at least 500 jobs within the next five years. Cumulatively, the thirteen ventures have generated more than USD $121.8 million in revenue and raised USD $562.73 million in funding.
We are humbled to welcome Miyamoto into this global community, and we are privileged to continue to support the growth of the most exciting and innovative ventures in the world.
Miyamoto International is a global structural engineering and disaster-risk management company providing critical services that sustain industries and safeguard communities around the world.
Miyamoto specializes in disaster-resilient engineering that reduces damages, facilitates disaster recovery and creates a positive net impact on a structure’s operation, and in turn, the community it serves. Miyamoto is committed to saving lives and having a lasting impact on local economies by training engineers and contractors to build their structures, equipping them with the tools for future preparedness.
Unreasonable Impact is an innovative partnership between Barclays and Unreasonable Group that supports high-growth organizations tackling some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges to scale and create thousands of new jobs. Comprising programs in Europe, Asia and The Americas, the now fully digital version connects the entrepreneurs to a global community of world-class mentors and industry specialists, including experts from across Barclays.
Daniel Epstein, Founder and CEO of Unreasonable Group, said: “Unreasonable Impact is one of the fastest-growing networks of impact ventures in the world, demonstrating that it’s possible to do well and good at the same time. We are humbled to welcome Miyamoto into this global community, and we are privileged to continue to support the growth of the most exciting and innovative ventures in the world.”
To date, the ventures that comprise the Unreasonable Impact community have positively impacted more than 220 million people, reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 55 million tons, and generated more than 38,000 net new jobs. The companies have also raised more than USD $2 billion in funding. Miyamoto joins this notable global network in its shared effort to create thousands of jobs on the frontier of the green economy.