Generation Investment Management LLP

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

London, United Kingdom

Certified Since

September 2015

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Spain,

United Kingdom,

United States

Generation seeks to deliver investment performance by consistently taking a long-term view and fully integrating sustainability research within a rigorous framework of traditional financial analysis. The firm looks to create long-term client partnerships by delivering differentiated investment insights and high quality client service, while seeking to attract, retain and develop professionals within a passionate investment culture. Generation's vision is to embed sustainability into the mainstream capital markets and the firm's core values reflect a commitment to responsible citizenship. Best practice sustainable investing starts with understanding the drivers of return for the portfolio. At a micro level, Generation has found this to mean integration and tracking of sustainability considerations across its investment policy, asset allocation, portfolio management and securities analysis. Note: This company or an affiliated individual or entity has made a philanthropic contribution to B Lab within the parameters of its conflict of interest policy. For more information visit the funders and finances section of this website.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Generation Investment Management LLP earned an overall score of 107.5. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
107.5
107.5 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.9

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 & Engagement2.0
Corporate Accountability0.9
Ethics1.8
Transparency3.6
+ Mission Locked7.5

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 36.0

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 & Wages8.9
Benefits14.5
Training & Education1.1
Worker Ownership3.4
Management & Worker Communication3.4
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture3.2

Community 26.3

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 Creation3.1
Diversity & Inclusion3.1
Civic Engagement & Giving8.1
Local Involvement6.0
Suppliers, Distributors & Product5.0

Environment 12.6

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, Plant8.1
Inputs2.0
Outputs1.3
+ Environment Products & Services Introduction0

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.


Customers 16.7

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 Lock0.9
+ Past Performance1
+ Current Fund3.7
+ Positive Impact1.5
+ Portfolio Reporting2.6
+ Capacity Building4.8
+ Fund Governance2.2

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

2018 Overall B Impact Score107.5
2015 Overall B Impact Score109.8

Best for the World

Each year, B Lab releases lists honoring the top-performing Certified B Corporations overall as well as within each Impact Area.

Best For The World: Workers2019
Best For The World: Workers2018
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