NEW YORK, NY and AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - February 22, 2011) - GATE Global Impact, LLC ("GGI"), a subsidiary of GATE Technologies, LLC, announced today that Robert Rubinstein, CEO of Triple Bottom Line Investing, Inc. ("TBLI") an Amsterdam-based Impact industry consulting firm, has become a partner of GGI to extend the reach of Impact Investing globally through the GATEWAY platform and related services.

Mr. Rubinstein founded TBLI in 1998, as a pioneer in the concept of mobilizing capital to produce a social and/or environmental benefit in addition to a profitable financial return. Impact investing has become the recognized term for this emerging asset class over the past two years. Mr. Rubinstein is well recognized globally in his efforts to bring this message and commitment to Impact investing. To this end, he instituted the TBLI Conference™ in Europe and Asia over the past 12 years.

"We are delighted to partner with Robert in accelerating the delivery of social and environmental benefits with profitable financial returns globally through our GATEWAY platform," said William Davis, president, GATE Global Impact. "The platform will provide the required content, transaction and metric portals to support the endeavor."

"I am delighted to be joining the GATE team," said Rubinstein. "Their leadership in creating new paradigms for investment practices across asset classes combined with their commitment to Impact Investing establishes a perfect partnership."

Mr. Rubinstein's appointment follows the announcement of GATE Technologies' launch of GATE Impact in the United States with a lead $2.5 million investment from Prudential. Mr. Rubinstein will also join the board of directors of GATE Global Impact. 

About Gate Global Impact, LLC
GATE Global Impact, LLC is the impact investing-focused subsidiary of GATE Technologies, LLC. Launched in 2011, GATE Impact provides market infrastructure and related services for the emerging impact investment industry -- public and private investments with a sustainable social and/or environmental component that also generate a healthy rate of financial return.

Founded in 1998, the Amsterdam-based TBLI GROUP mobilizes capital for a sustainable economy. The annual TBLI CONFERENCE, with both an Asian and a European edition, is the largest comprehensive networking and learning event for the financial sector on ESG & Impact Investing worldwide. TBLI GROUP offers corporate academic services and strategy consulting on ESG & Impact Investment.

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