EcoEnterprises Fund

Certified B Corporation

San José Province, Costa Rica

Certified Since

March 2024


Equity investing - Emerging Markets


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In



Costa Rica,





United States

An Investment Fund for Nature: EcoEnterprises Fund is a pioneering women-owned investment manager with an unparalleled track record of 25 years investing in small and growing impact businesses. We build innovative portfolios of nature-based solutions, providing tailored catalytic capital through mezzanine instruments and engaged value creation services. The premier fund in biodiversity and natural capital investing, we finance next-gen companies which promote climate action and resilience, preserve and regenerate natural ecosystems, and create social equity to achieve transformative financial and impact returns for local communities across the Global South and EcoEnterprises Fund investors.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, EcoEnterprises Fund earned an overall score of 102.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
102.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 18.5

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 & Engagement5.4
Ethics & Transparency3.1
+ 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 14.6

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 Security4.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety0.8
Career Development3.1
Engagement & Satisfaction2.6

Community 11.2

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, & Inclusion4.6
Economic Impact3.5
Civic Engagement & Giving2.7
Supply Chain Management0.2

Environment 7.7

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 Management0.0
Air & Climate2.6
Land & Life1.7

Customers 50.5

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
+ Mission Lock6.2
+ Past Performance6
+ Current Fund7.6
+ Positive Impact13.6
+ Portfolio Reporting5
+ Capacity Building4.4
+ Fund Governance4.5

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

2024 Overall B Impact Score102.7

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