Awards & Recognition

NESsT has been recognized globally as an innovator and early pioneer of social enterprise in emerging markets and for the effectiveness of our model in enabling our portfolio of social enterprises to increase their social impact.

U.S. Embassy Active Citizenship Award - Hungary 2013
 European Enterprise Promotion Award
NESsT EUROPE was awarded by the Hungarian Minister of National Economy, as one of the two winners of the national round of European Enterprise Promotion Award.
Emerging Markets Charity Benefit
Charity Beneficiary 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

CMS Cameron McKenna
Charity of the Year 2011
Clinton Global Initiative
CGI Commitment Maker 2010
European Enterprise Awards
Commendation 2010 - Socially Responsible Business Category

Avonni Innovation Award
ForoInnovación Chile, Finalist 2009
European Private Equity Awards
Charity of the Year 2008
Fast Company - Social Capitalist Awards
Finalist 2006

Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship
Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award - 2005 Finalist (Chile)
Skoll Foundation
Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship 2004
Fundación AVINA
NESsT Co-Founder & CEO, Nicole Etchart, Avina Fellow 2002 (Chile)