About i-genius

Mission & History

i-genius supports sustainable businesses and the global social economy. It began trading in 2008 and has worked in over 40 countries from its bases in the UK (i-genius Limited) and Ireland (i-genius Europe Limited). i-genius operates via three brands – i-genius, Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces, and Base Europe.

What We Do

i-genius works in the following programme areas:

        1. i-genius Academy – previously a leading provider of social entrepreneur training to the British Council, it provides courses and lecturing to universities University of Northampton and Ravensbourne University London. i-genius has helped establish Europe’s first Charity Bond for universities, St Crispin’s University of Northampton Charity Bond Scholarship Programme and strategic planning support to businesses.
        2. Policy Centre – i-genius has partnered with the OECD, Istat, Lunaria on the European Union’s ‘beyond GDP’ initiative on data and statistics, Web-COSI. Base Europe provides a European Union Advisory Service.  
        3. Trade – i-genius has also conducted a series of conferences and seminars including its World Summit on social entrepreneurship Phuket 2008, Asia Summit Bangkok 2012, International Commission to Pakistan, 2013 and Opportunity Pakistan conference Lahore 2014. i-genius was implementation partner of CommonwealthFirst leading trade missions to India, Malaysia, Singapore and Canada in partnership with the Commonwealth Enterprise & Investment Council and Royal Mail, and supports regional sustainable business expansion via Base Europe.


i-genius operates in partnership with International Health Consulting on the Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces – the GCHW has hosted annual Awards and Summits in London 2013, Shanghai 2014, Florianopolis 2015 and Washington, DC 2016 (where it co-created a new Global Alliance with FIESC/SESI at the World Bank), Singapore 2017, Bergamo 2018, Melbourne 2019 and virtual in 2020. The GCHW certifies workplaces, provides capacity building and conducts research.

Clients and Partners

i-genius has worked on projects in around the world in partnership with organisations as diverse as the European Union, OECD, Italian National Statistics Institute (ISTAT), Royal Mail, CWEIC, British Council, Channel 4, and its effectiveness is recommended by BBC The World Challenge. i-genius is co-founder of the Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces which includes its annual Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit with partners (and award winners) including: World Bank, FIESC/SESI, GSK, Unilever, IBM, Shell, Xerox, American University, Cigna, Optum, and Aetna.

Countries we have worked in

i-genius has conducted projects in over 40 countries: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Mexico, Myanmar, Morocco, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Vatican City, Vietnam.

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