A Legal Framework for ImpactAssessing and accounting for the sustainability impact of investment decision-making needs to be a core part of investment activity. Read the report from Freshfields, PRI, UNEP FI and The Generation Foundation.Download
Podcast: A Legal Framework for ImpactDavid Blood, Senior Partner of Generation Investment Management, speaks to Fiona Reynolds, CEO of PRI, about the need for investors to consider their impact.Download
Innovations for Poverty ActionWe are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Innovations for Poverty Action, granting $800,000 over 2 years to alleviate poverty and its associated ill-effects for women and girls.Download
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SDG Action ManagerWith Support from the Generation Foundation, B Lab has launched the SDG Action Manager, an impact management tool created in collaboration with the UN Global Compact.Download
Fiduciary Duty in the 21st CenturyWhat are the barriers to upholding the full remit of Fiduciary Duty? Read our work with UNEP and PRI.Download
How we do it
We are agile, targeted and proactive in deploying capital and expertise to grant partners worldwide.
In order to meet the challenges of our climate crisis and deepening inequality, we aim to drive transformational change.
Our strategy targets four priority areas in climate action and fairness in which we can achieve maximum impact at the industry, systems and grassroots level.
The urgency of our climate crisis and scale of economic inequality demand more than safe betsRead more
Through targeted interventions, we act as a catalyst for realising immediate and long-term impact to drive the urgent transition to an equitable society in which global temperature rise does not exceed 1.5⁰C.
OUR STRATEGIC PRIORITIES
Investor Climate ActionRead more
It’s imperative to unlock investor power to drive the low-carbon transition
We work with Rocky Mountain Institute’s Center for Climate Aligned Finance to implement net-zero emissions strategies in high-emitting sectors
Our work includes: A Legal Framework for Impact with the Principles for Responsible Investment and the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative; and partnerships with ShareAction; Mission2020; and the COP26 Climate Champions.
Action on economic inequalityRead more
It is time to reshape the economy for a just and empowered society.
We helped to launch the Greyston Center for Open Hiring™ in the US.
We are working with the Social Mobility Foundation to mobilise a coalition of the willing - employers, communities, charities, councils, schools, colleges and universities - to improve social mobility for talented young people. Read more on the Department for Opportunities.