Impact Investment Group

Certified B Corporation

Victoria, Australia

Certified Since

August 2013


Equity investing - Developed Markets


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In


The Impact Investment Group (IIG) is a private investment and advisory firm with a focus upon identifying investment opportunities in properties and businesses that will create measurable social and environmental benefits in addition to generating commercial returns. Alongside investors, IIG co-invests in each deal and assumes an active role in the realisation of positive impact in collaboration with stakeholders. With this commitment to delivering blended value, IIG measures not only financial performance, but social and environmental impact and transparently reports progress and results to investors. Every IIG investment contributes towards the change we all need to see in the world. Acknowledging that there are challenges facing the world, IIG seeks investments that will deliver a positive impact in one of more of the following areas: socially in matters of equity, education, place and vitality, health and wellbeing, and prosperity; and environmentally pertaining to water, climate, biodiversity, land use and materials.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Impact Investment Group earned an overall score of 86.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
86.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 10.8

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 & Engagement3.1
Corporate Accountability1.1
+ 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 20.8

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 & Wages3.3
Training & Education2.8
Worker Ownership0.0
Management & Worker Communication2.1
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture1.4

Community 18.6

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 Creation1.0
Diversity & Inclusion1.4
Civic Engagement & Giving5.1
Local Involvement6.5
Suppliers, Distributors & Product4.0

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, Plant3.4

Customers 28.4

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.

+ Mission Lock2
+ Past Performance6
+ Current Fund4.2
+ Positive Impact4.4
+ Portfolio Reporting4
+ Capacity Building3.9
+ 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

2018 Overall B Impact Score86.6
2016 Overall B Impact Score90.8
2014 Overall B Impact Score111.6

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