Caspian Impact Investment Adviser Private Limited

Hyderabad, Telangana

India

www.caspian.in

About Capsian Impact Investment Adviser Private Limited

Caspian is an impact investment manager based in India. They invest in equity and debt of impact businesses in India, in sectors including financial inclusion, food & agriculture, clean energy, healthcare, education and other impact sectors.

The core values that Certified B Corps embody are in perfect alignment with the way we have conducted business at Caspian since we were founded in 2004. As an impact investment manager investing only in entrepreneurs and businesses that solve social or environmental problems, we believe in walking the talk. We hold ourselves, as well as our portfolio companies, to high standards of governance, transparency and ethics. We believe in working for the benefit of all stakeholders. Becoming a Certified B Corp was a way to more formally bind ourselves to these values and to lock in the mission and vision of Caspian.

The onus is on us to inculcate our B Corp values in to every new employee that joins us, to constantly strive for improvement, and to align with best practice in our engagement and interaction with clients, employees and our community.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

June 2017
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.

28
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).

39
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.

22
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.

13
6
Overall B Score
110
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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