City of Westminster, United Kingdom
Equity investing - Developed Markets
Service with Minor Environmental Footprint
BGF is on of the largest and most experiences growth capital investors in the UK and Ireland. Set up in 2011 and has invested over £3.5bn in more than 550 companies, making it the most active growth capital investor in the UK and Ireland. • BGF is a minority, non-controlling equity partner with a patient outlook on investments, based on shared long-term goals with the management teams it backs. • BGF is one of the most active investors in the field of climate tech having backed 28 climate and sustainability-focused companies, providing almost £200 million to support businesses tackling issues such as decarbonisation, resource efficiency, and environmental improvement. • BGF invests in growing businesses in the UK and Ireland through its network of 15 offices. In 2018, Canada launched its equivalent – the Canadian Business Growth Fund – and in 2020, Australia did the same, both based on BGF’s approach and funding model. • Website: http://www.bgf.co.uk/ • Social media: @BGFinvestments
Overall B Impact Score
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.
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.
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