Macroclimate®

Impact Investing

San Francisco, California

United States

macroclimate.com

About Macroclimate

Macroclimate® is a new kind of investment company: one that leverages science and technology to help you invest better — with impact. We’re also a leader in remote detection and attribution of major greenhouse gas emitters in collaboration with academic and aerospace partners.

The Change We Seek®

We seek to accelerate climate solutions by leveraging the financial markets. Here’s how:

1) Make it easy for individual investors to do what’s “Best for the World” without sacrificing expected returns

Tune out daily market news — and enjoy your leisure and civic-oriented pursuits! We’ve designed Macroclimate as a hassle-free, peace-of-mind service. Once you open your account online, we’ll handle the details of sustainable “fossil free” investing for you. No need to check in more than once a year if you like. 

2) Transform how the global capital markets process and value environmental externalities in real time.

We deliver live environmental risk data as signals for professional investors via state-of-the-art satellite remote sensing. Making such live data readily available to traders and institutional asset managers can rapidly shift financial market sentiment against climate stressors – and divert capital to more climate-resilient alternatives.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

February 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.

12
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
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.

70
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.

12
6
Overall B Score
146
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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