SIS Corporate Media Site
Our values and history
Our vision is for an Impact Economy.
We celebrated our 20th anniversary in 2021. View our timeline to see how we’ve grown to a position where our investees and those we work with touch the lives of at least 4.3m people every year
Governance and Performance
Find out more about our Board.
Our Annual Accounts
We’re open and transparent, so feel free to take a look at our annual accounts.
Our Chairman's Report
Read our annual Chairman's report.
in 400+ social enterprises and mission-driven businesses across the UK.
people benefitted from SIS investee activities in 2021-2022.
Our customer rating
94% of customers would recommend SIS to other social or impact-led enterprises.
£10k - £1.3m
In 2022/2021, 33% of our SIS loan customers secured loans under £50k.
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Awards / Key Stats
We have signed the following charters: Changing the Chemistry Diversity Forum Manifesto 2.0 Investing in Women Code Awards We were voted one of the top 100 social enterprises in the UK by Pioneers Post and NatWest in June 2022. We won the award for ‘Supporting Economic Recovery’ at the Scottish Financial Services Awards in November 2022. Our CEO, Alastair Davis, won the ‘Director of the Year – Third Sector’ at the IOD Scotland Awards in December 2021. Key statistics Since 2001, SIS and SIS Ventures have deployed over £116m in 400+ social enterprises and mission-driven businesses across the UK. 4,300,000 people benefitted from SIS investee activities in 2021-2022. Our active loans and investments reached more than £41 million across 201 social enterprises, community organisations and impact-led businesses over the past year (2021/2022). We provide loans from £10k - £1.3m. In 2021/2022, 33% of our SIS loan customers secured loans under £50k. Our activities reach enterprises, people, and communities in all 32 of Scotland’s local authority areas. Our average customer rating is 4.4/5, and 94% of customers would recommend SIS to other social or impact-led enterprises.