Certified B Corporation

New South Wales, Australia

Certified Since

April 2018


Investment advising


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In





United Kingdom

Arowana has a long-term commitment to building strong, sustainable businesses that will have a positive impact on economies, industries and the people they employ. Importantly, they understand that the work they do benefits more than the bottom line and they always consider the wider impact of their actions. They want to see businesses and economies grow in a sustainable way and in doing so create value for their stakeholders. This aligns with their purpose of growing people, growing companies and growing value. Their mantra is that for companies to grow, their people must grow. For this reason, they invest heavily in learning and development for their team through their in-house education arm, Arowana.U and encourage their people to develop cross functional capabilities and skills. They also help to grow entrepreneurs and imbue the entrepreneurial spirit into all their companies. Arowana values humility, solidarity and tenacity. These guide their approach to how they invest, how they operate and how they recruit talent. Arowana is headquartered in Australia.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Arowana earned an overall score of 138.8. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
138.8 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 22.6

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 & Engagement5.1
Ethics & Transparency7.4
+ 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 31.4

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 Security5.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety5.4
Career Development7.4
Engagement & Satisfaction8.1

Community 21.5

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, & Inclusion6.6
Economic Impact5.0
Civic Engagement & Giving3.9
Supply Chain Management5.9

Environment 12.8

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 Management6.1
Air & Climate2.8
Land & Life3.2

Customers 50.3

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 Stewardship4.3
+ Portfolio Reporting2.5
+ Targeted for Investment18.6
+ Leadership & Outreach6
+ Investment Criteria14.5
+ Portfolio Management4.3

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

2022 Overall B Impact Score138.8
2018 Overall B Impact Score84.2

Additional Documentation

Arowana Disclosure Report

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