ENGIE Rassembleurs d'Energies

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Paris, France

Certified Since

March 2019

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

France

Access to energy is at the heart of the drive towards sustainable economic growth, social inclusion and environmental preservation. In 2011, in order to strengthen its commitment to provide sustainable energy for all, ENGIE created a dedicated corporate investment fund "ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies". This fund supports social entrepreneurs providing sustainable and relevant energy access solutions to under-served populations and fight against energy insecurity. Their goal is to contribute to tackle the challenge of energy poverty by investing in social enterprises: -enabling vulnerable populations to access clean and sustainable energy solutions -improving energy efficiency to reduce energy dependence They invest in companies that are economically sustainable and create strong social and environmental impacts. The investees must also comply with ENGIE international ethical and social standards and principles.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, ENGIE Rassembleurs d'Energies earned an overall score of 111.5. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
111.5
111.5 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 13.9

The Governance Impact Area evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social and 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 & Engagement3.9
Corporate Accountability2.3
Transparency5.0
+ Mission Locked2.5

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.


Workers 26.8

The Workers Impact Area evaluates a company's contributions to its employees' financial security, health and safety, wellness, career development, as well as overall engagement and 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.

Compensation & Wages7.3
Benefits13.8
Training & Education0.7
Worker Ownership0.0
Management & Worker Communication4.9

Community 16.4

The Community Impact Area evaluates a company's engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity, and 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.

Job Creation1.5
Diversity & Inclusion2.1
Civic Engagement & Giving5.0
Local Involvement4.6
Suppliers, Distributors & Product3.0

Environment 7.9

The Environment Impact Area 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.

Land, Office, Plant4.2
Inputs2.5
Outputs1.1

Customers 46.3

The Customers Impact Area 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 and media products, serving underserved customers or clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

+ Mission Lock6.6
+ Past Performance4.6
+ Current Fund8.2
+ Positive Impact14.2
+ Portfolio Reporting4.5
+ Capacity Building5
+ Fund Governance3

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

2019 Overall B Impact Score111.5

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