Ring Capital

Certified B Corporation

Paris, France

Certified Since

December 2022


Equity investing - Developed Markets


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In


Ring Capital is an ecosystem dedicated to investing in fast-growing tech and impact companies. Ring Altitude is positioned in the growth tech segment and supports French impact "scale-ups" in their scaling up phase, notably through internationalization and external growth. Ring Mission is an impact venture fund that finances start-ups whose core business addresses a social or environmental issue. Finally, Ring Foundation is a philanthropic fund dedicated to financing and supporting tech associations that promote inclusion. The founders, Geoffroy Bragadir, a successful web entrepreneur (founder and ex-CEO of Empruntis) and Nicolas Celier, ex-partner of Alven Capital, are surrounded by a complementary team composed of top-tier tech operators (ex-Criteo CTO, webmarketing and data experts, etc.) and recognized investors. This team is supported by a community of experts and mentors gathered within Ring2Success, the support program dedicated to the portfolio companies. The funds under management come from institutional players such as Tikehau Capital and BPI France, as well as from family or private investors.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Ring Capital earned an overall score of 114.5. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
114.5 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 21.5

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 & Engagement4.4
Ethics & Transparency7.1
+ 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 35.5

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 Security7.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.6
Career Development5.4
Engagement & Satisfaction5.5

Community 15.4

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, & Inclusion3.5
Economic Impact4.3
Civic Engagement & Giving5.4
Supply Chain Management0.2

Environment 6.9

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 Management3.4
Air & Climate0.9
Land & Life2.5

Customers 34.9

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 Stewardship1.2
+ Mission Lock3.7
+ Past Performance1.8
+ Current Fund7.1
+ Positive Impact8.1
+ Portfolio Reporting4.5
+ Capacity Building5.3
+ 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

2022 Overall B Impact Score114.5

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