Founding Partners

The SVX is a multi-sectoral, shared value initiative involving community, government, and corporate partners.

MaRS Discovery District is the institutional home for the SVX, providing a great connection to highly motivated investors and entrepreneurs.  It is a strategic initiative of the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing.

TMX Group Inc. provides talent, advice, and financial support to the SVX.  TMX has been a longstanding collaborator on the SVX project, providing support since the concept was first developed in 2008.

Torys LLP provides pro bono legal support to the SVX, with particular focus on regulatory affairs.

J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Government of Ontario provided start-up funds to help launch and scale the SVX.

Strategic Partners

Strategic partners provide support to our core business operations or to our key customers (impact ventures, funds and investors).

KPMG provides support to the due diligence process for prospective ventures.

Global Impact Investing Reporting System (GIIRS) is our impact assessment partner providing support with for-profit funds and ventures.

Impact Reporting Investment Standards (IRIS) of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is our impact metrics partner.

Trustlaw provides support to current and prospective ventures and funds through their global hub for pro bono legal work. is a strategic community and communications partner.