Investindustrial

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Greater London, United Kingdom

Certified Since

April 2020

Industry

Equity investing - Developed Markets

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

China,

France,

Luxembourg,

Spain,

Switzerland,

United Kingdom,

United States

Investindustrial is a leading European group of independently managed investment, holding and advisory companies with €11 billion of raised fund capital and offices in London, Lugano, New York, Madrid, Paris, Luxembourg and Shanghai. With ESG principles deeply embedded into the Firm’s core approach, Investindustrial has a 30-year history of providing mid-market companies capital, industrial expertise, operational focus and global platforms to accelerate sustainable value creation and international expansion. The Firm is a strong advocate of climate action. Investindustrial has been carbon neutral since 2010 and carbon neutral for its investment in the funds since 2015. The Firm works actively with its investee companies to decouple emissions from economic growth. Investindustrial is set to become carbon positive across all its funds from 2020 onwards through sourcing 100% renewable energy and offsetting the remainder of its emissions through proprietary nature-based solution projects. These sustainability milestones reflect the Firm’s view that financial and industrial investors can play a major role in making the world a better place through responsible investing and achieve superior returns with the inclusion of strong ESG guidelines.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Investindustrial earned an overall score of 116.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
116.2
116.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 21.6

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
Ethics & Transparency7.7
+ 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 34.1

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.

Financial Security12.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.8
Career Development4.2
Engagement & Satisfaction6.1

Community 14.8

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, & Inclusion5.9
Economic Impact2.6
Civic Engagement & Giving4.0
Supply Chain Management1.7

Environment 15.5

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 Management4.0
Air & Climate5.4
Water0.9
Land & Life3.2

Customers 30.1

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 Stewardship1.8
+ Mission Lock1.5
+ Past Performance0.2
+ Current Fund2.1
+ Positive Impact10.4
+ Portfolio Reporting4.2
+ Capacity Building5.7
+ 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

2020 Overall B Impact Score116.2

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