Green Retirement, Inc.

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

California, United States

Certified Since

December 2007

Industry

Investment advising

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Green Retirement Plans helps businesses, nonprofits and their employees harness the power of their retirement plan assets for good. They see themselves as conduits for the flow of capital from these retirement accounts into sustainable and responsible investments that are directed to rigorously scrutinize socially responsible companies. Green Retirement Plans specializes in setting up small business 401(k), nonprofit organization 403(b), and individual IRA plans that include sustainable and socially responsible investments to help achieve your retirement goals. They are a specialist in retirement planning trusted for their professional knowledge and experience, respected for their social responsibility and environmental sustainability practices, and dedicated to community building and effecting positive change.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Green Retirement, Inc. earned an overall score of 164.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
164.3
164.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 20.5

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 & Engagement4.1
Ethics & Transparency6.3
+ 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.


Community 58.7

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.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion10.5
Economic Impact7.0
Civic Engagement & Giving11.5
Supply Chain Management9.5
+ Designed to Give20.1

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.


Environment 10.6

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.

Environmental Management3.7
Air & Climate2.1
Water0.9
Land & Life3.0

Customers 74.4

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.

Customer Stewardship2.3
+ Portfolio Reporting8.2
+ Targeted for Investment17.5
+ Leadership & Outreach9
+ Investment Criteria26.3
+ Portfolio Management11

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

2022 Overall B Impact Score164.3
2018 Overall B Impact Score162.7
2016 Overall B Impact Score135.9
2014 Overall B Impact Score129.5
2007 Overall B Impact Score97.8

Additional Documentation

Green Retirement Disclosure Report


Best for the World

Every year, B Lab recognizes the B Corps that have achieved the highest verified scores in the five impact areas evaluated on the B Impact Assessment.

Best For The World: Changemakers2019
Best For The World: Customers2019
Best For The World: Governance2019
Best For The World: Overall2019
Best For The World: Customers2018
Best For The World: Governance2018
Best For The World: Overall2018
Best For The World: Customers2017
Best For The World: Governance2017
Best For The World: Overall2017
Best For The World: Customers2016
Best For The World: Overall2016
Best For The World: Overall2015
Best For The World: Community2014
Best For The World: Overall2014

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