B Lab is a non-profit organization transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet.
A leader in economic systems change, B Lab's global network creates standards, policies, and tools for business, as well as certifying companies known as B Corporations (B Corps), who are leading the way.
We are a Certified B Corp because the certification allows us to demonstrate our values and commitment to make the world better, while being held accountable to global and community standards.
Best for the World is awarded to companies that have received a B Corp Certification from B Lab and that scored in the top 5% of companies of similar size in one or more of the five categories (Community, Customers, Environment, Governance, Workers) evaluated by the B Impact Assessment. In order to be eligible for consideration for inclusion in Best for the World 2021 lists, a company must: (1) Be a Certified B Corporation by the 1st of June 2021, and (2) be in good standing, not having any outstanding legal or financial requirements. Change Finance was awarded Best for the World in 2021 in the Customers and Governance categories for receiving scores in those categories in the top 5% of more than 1,000 companies with 1-9 employees. Receipt of the award is not indicative of the experience of any individual client's nor of Change Finance's future performance.
Intentional Endowments Network (IEN) encourages and supports higher education institutions to adopt long-term investment strategies that create an equitable, low-carbon, and regenerative economy.
Being an active IEN member allows us to engage with investor groups that are committed to sustainable and responsible investing and to work with them to drive systems change.
FAIRR Initiative - believes that intensive livestock production poses material risks to the global financial system and hinders sustainable development.
Established by the Jeremy Coller Foundation, FAIRR raises awareness of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities brought about by intensive livestock production.
As a FAIRR member, we value their best practice tools and collaborative engagement opportunities to help inform investors decision-making and active stewardship processes.
US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US | SIF ) is the leading voice for sustainable, responsible, and impact investing across all asset classes.
Its mission is to rapidly shift investment practices towards sustainability, focusing on long-term investment and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts.
We have a shared vision with US | SIF to ensure that ESG impacts are considered in all investment decisions to create a more sustainable and equitable society. Collaboration with other US | SIF members enables us to magnify our advocacy efforts to change corporate behavior and government policy to make lasting social and environmental change.
America Is All In - America Is All In is the most expansive coalition of leaders ever assembled in support of climate action in the United States.
The coalition is working alongside the federal government to develop a national climate strategy that meets the urgency of the climate crisis, scaling climate action around the country to empower workers and communities, and promoting the leadership of non-federal actors on the world stage.
Alongside America Is All In, we believe in addressing our climate crisis by urging lawmakers to work in close partnership and dialogue - with public and private collaboration across all levers of power – to achieve a shared vision.
ethosESG - Ethos offers a Carbon Neutral Certification for mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), separately managed accounts (SMAs), portfolios, and other investment products.
Through the certification, Ethos performs an independent analysis of a fund’s carbon footprint and carbon credits (offsets) to verify whether the fund is carbon neutral during a specified period. The carbon footprint consists of verified Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions of every holding of the fund. Carbon credits require proof of purchase from an approved carbon credit provider.
Change Finance has the first carbon neutral ETF certified by Ethos. Change Finance commits that our future products will all be carbon neutral.
Racial Justice Investing - (RJI) works to combat structural racism through finance.
RJI is a coalition of investors, asset owners, and business leaders who are taking action for racial justice within our own organizations, as well as in our engagements with portfolio companies. Change Finance endorsed RJI's Investor Statement of Solidarity to Address Systemic Racism and Call to Action.