Figure 8 Investment Strategies LLC

Certified B Corporation

Idaho, United States

Certified Since

January 2020


Investment advising


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Figure 8 Investment Strategies was founded in 2016 with a mission to deliver financial prosperity and intentional social impact to its clients, and to empower a new and diverse generation of investors. As an independent fee-only Registered Investment Advisor, Figure 8 provides clients with investment management and comprehensive financial planning, delivered with a commitment to exceptional service and a personalized approach to prioritizing financial and social goals. Figure 8 integrates analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across its investment disciplines, seeks opportunities for social impact in every asset class, and is an active shareholder on ESG issues. Figure 8’s clients are individuals, families, non-profit organizations, and other institutions seeking a trusted relationship, comprehensive advice, shared values, and the opportunity to create change.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Figure 8 Investment Strategies LLC earned an overall score of 144.8. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
144.8 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.2

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 & Engagement2.3
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 39.2

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 Security15.4
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.0
Career Development7.4
Engagement & Satisfaction3.6

Community 20.4

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, & Inclusion6.8
Economic Impact5.7
Civic Engagement & Giving4.1
Supply Chain Management1.2

Environment 7.5

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 Management2.5
Air & Climate2.1
Land & Life1.7

Customers 60.2

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 Stewardship2.8
+ Portfolio Reporting4.7
+ Targeted for Investment19.6
+ Leadership & Outreach6
+ Investment Criteria21
+ Portfolio Management6

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 Score144.8
2020 Overall B Impact Score120.6

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