High Impact Financial Analysis, LLC

Underwriting, Portfolio Analysis, Investor Reporting & Compliance

Albany, New York

United States

www.highimpactanalysis.com

About High Impact Financial Analysis, LLC

High Impact works with lenders and investors nationwide to intelligently direct capital to projects benefiting at-risk and underserved communities. Their services are trusted by a wide range of financing providers, from small non-profit loan funds to nationwide Community Development Financial Institutions, and from municipal agencies to socially responsible investment managers. They help lenders balance mission and risk responsibly, so that they can increase their impact in the communities they serve while growing their access to capital and ensuring their stability as long-term resources for at-risk communities.

High Impact specializes in underwriting and lending related analysis. Their team has expertise in a wide range of lending and subsidy programs, covering the full cycle of real estate development, the most common subsidy, guaranty, and tax credit programs, and small business loan programs. Their specialties include affordable housing, New Markets Tax Credits, charter schools, and Small Business Administration-guaranteed lending.

They also provide loan reviews, portfolio analysis, policies and procedures consulting, compliance reviews, and other services to their diverse clientele. In fact, they're proud that their clients consistently find new ways to use them. High Impact's hardworking, analytically sound, and professional approach translates well to a range of challenges faced by community development financing providers.

We are a mission-based for profit company and we exist to benefit lenders and investors who are working to solve the most intractable problems related to housing, education, healthcare, and other concerns in at-risk communities. Our B Corp certification demonstrates our dedication to reflecting the values of the industry we serve. We treat our clients fairly, compensate our employees justly, and strive to have a positive impact on our local community and environment.

The Change We Seek®

High Impact seeks to spark a positive feedback loop that will accelerate the growth of socially-responsible lenders and investors. By improving the efficiency, risk position, and impact performance of these lenders, High Impact will help them better manage their portfolios and position them to attract more capital, thereby increasing their ability to finance projects benefiting at-risk communities. They want to propel their clients forward so that they can deliver capital to the projects that need it to translate transformative ideas and plans into action.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

June 2016
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.

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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.

18
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).

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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.

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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
86
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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