Arnerich Massena, Inc.

Certified B Corporation

Oregon, United States

Certified Since

February 2020


Investment advising


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Arnerich Massena builds lasting legacies in service of a greater good by investing with vision, passion, and purpose. Founded in 1991, Arnerich Massena is an independent, 100% employee-owned investment advisory firm serving endowments, foundations, charitable organizations, private clients, and trusts and estates. Focused on client service and investing in change, Arnerich Massena creates portfolios that reflect top-tier research and collaborative expertise cultivated over more than 30 years. The firm is different by design, bringing innovation and a forward-looking approach to investment research and portfolio construction. Known for successfully investing in high-impact areas like water resources, sustainable agriculture, fisheries, healthcare, and clean energy technology, Arnerich Massena has been a pioneer in the investment industry with alternative investment strategies, global portfolios, and private markets expertise. Arnerich Massena is dedicated to constantly seeking new opportunities that resonate with clients’ values, objectives, and the outcomes they are looking for. The firm strives to be a business that exemplifies both corporate citizenship and professional service, and has received awards for its innovations in corporate philanthropy.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Arnerich Massena, Inc. earned an overall score of 115.1. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
115.1 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.7

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement0.7
Ethics & Transparency4.9
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 29.1

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security11.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety7.5
Career Development3.1
Engagement & Satisfaction4.3

Community 15.6

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion5.3
Economic Impact3.0
Civic Engagement & Giving5.0

Environment 9.2

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management5.9
Air & Climate0.7
Land & Life2.2

Customers 45.3

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship3.2
+ Portfolio Reporting2.5
+ Targeted for Investment12.2
+ Leadership & Outreach6
+ Investment Criteria19.7
+ Portfolio Management1.6

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score115.1
2020 Overall B Impact Score94.1

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