GIFE is a non-profit organization that brings together businesses which invest in the social good. The aim of GIFE is to promote a network with spaces for joint dialogue and exchange of experiences among members; they disseminate knowledge, tools, information and best practices for good institutional development of organizations; improve social investment by sharing experiences to stimulate the development of best practices for investors; and represent the private sector before the government and other networks and associations, monitoring and influencing the regulatory environment of the third sector. To achieve this, GIFE conduct courses, conferences, events and meetings in order to discuss and reflect on issues pertaining to social investment and sustainable development. They also produce studies and publications contributing to the promotion of sustainable development in Brazil, through strengthening political and ties and supporting the strategic role of private social investors.