Winners draw our attention, which is why awards and contests and prizes have proliferated madly in our attention-challenged world.

And so, this week’s awards at the “GSG Impact Summit” in Chicago will draw attention to winners of the first GSG Honors among the growing number of players in the emerging industry of impact investing.

But pay attention as well to the second part of the GSG Honors for Entrepreneur, Asset Owner, Asset Manager and Market-Builders … of the Year. That second part — “of the Year” — signals the remarkable acceleration in impact investing even in the last 12 months. Read More.