Palladium International

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Palladium (also known as "The Palladium Group", "Palladium Holdings" or "Palladium International") is an international advisory and management business representing the combination of seven prior companies:[1] GRM International, Futures Group,[2] Palladium,[3] the IDL Group,[4] Development & Training Services,[5] HK Logistics[6] and CARANA Corporation.[7] As of October 2016, Palladium employs over 2,500 persons operating in 90 countries.[1] At the end of 2015, Palladium International was the fourth-largest private sector partner for the UK Government's Department for International Development (DFID).[8] During 2011, Palladium International members Futures Group and Carana were USAID's fourteenth and sixteenth largest private sector partners, respectively.[9] At the end of 2012, GRM International was the third largest private sector partner for AusAID.[10]

Notable initiatives[edit]

Palladium International is active in the expansion of social innovation[11][12] including impact bonds,[13][14] impact investing,[15] and shared value.[16] Select initiatives of Palladium Group include:

In 2015, the firm announced the formation of the Positive Impact Research Institute to explore current and future trends in the Impact Economy[30] and the affiliated Let's Make It Possible nonprofit organization.[31][32][33]

Subsidiaries[edit]

Subsidiaries of Palladium Group include:

  • Enclude, acquired in 2018 from Triodos Ventures, an independent fund managed by Triodos Bank[34]
  • Palladium Consulting India, a joint venture established in 2018 with AP Globale and DCF Advisory Services[35]

Notable persons[edit]

Notable persons affiliated with Palladium Group include:

Incidents[edit]

On 20 November 2015, terrorist gunmen took 170 people hostage and killed 20 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, Mali.[44] In the 2015 Bamako hotel attack one American victim was Anita Datar, an international development worker at Palladium International working on its Health Policy Plus project.[45] After the incident, Hillary Clinton described Ms. Datar by saying, "Anita Datar was a bright light who gave help and hope to people in need around the world, especially women and families.... She represented the best of America’s generous spirit."[45]

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  29. ^ "USAID—FinGAP facilitates investments of $13.5m in Ghana agribusiness". Ghana Business News. 2015-04-29. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
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  31. ^ "LET'S MAKE IT POSSIBLE – A Palladium Initiative". letsmakeitpossible.com. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
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  44. ^ "At least 20 hostages dead in siege of hotel in Mali, official says". Washington Post. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
  45. ^ a b "Anita Datar is the only known American killed in Mali. She was there to help". Washington Post. Retrieved 2017-03-06.