Boardwalk Capital Management

Sustainable and Social Impact Investment Management

Atlanta, Georgia

United States

www.boardwalkcm.com

About Boardwalk Capital Management

Boardwalk Capital Management (Boardwalk) is a registered investment advisor based in Atlanta, GA dedicated to bringing the best practices of sustainable and responsible investing to investors across the nation. Boardwalk partners with top specialist investment firms while also providing best-of-class in house strategies, customizing each to meet the unique values of every client. They work with individuals, businesses and institutions to achieve both their financial and social impact objectives.

B Corp Certification was a natural extension of Boardwalk’s mission to bring a new, impact dimension to investing. This codified the firm’s purpose, clarified its processes, and further strengthened its commitment to doing business differently.

The Change We Seek®

Boardwalk seeks to empower investors to use their financial resources to help solve those problems that plague their communities and the world. They will work to educate investors and business leaders on the power of sustainability to enhance financial returns while providing measurable benefits to society.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

March 2013
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Environment

Environment

The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.

7
7
Workers

Workers

The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.

N/A
18
Customers

Customers

The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).

52
N/A
Community

Community

The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.

30
17
Governance

Governance

The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

10
6
Overall B Score
99
55

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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Miscellany: 

Press

  • From Wall Street to SRI: Former Goldman Sachs Exec Invests in Triple Bottom Line  Go »
  • Boardwalk Blog: The Sustainable Investor Go »
  • "Green Peace" in The Atlantan Go »
  • "Voices: Scott Sadler, On Social Investing" in the WSJ Go »
  • WSJ Profile of Boardwalk Capital Go »

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