Sarona is proud to be a Certified B Corporation™. Certified B Corporations use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. They meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, legally expand their corporate responsibilities to include consideration of stakeholder interests, and build a collective voice through the B Corporation brand. In 2019, we were named as a Best for The World: Overall Honoree, which recognises the top 10% of all Certified B Corps.
In 2019, Sarona was selected to the IA 50 for its eighth consecutive year. The IA 50 is the first publicly available database that provides a gateway into the world of impact investing for investors and their financial advisors, offering an easy way to identify experienced impact investment firms and explore the landscape of potential investment options. The IA 50 is intended to illustrate the breadth of impact investment fund managers operating today, though it is not a comprehensive list. These 50 firms have been selected to demonstrate a wide range of impact investing activities across geographies, sectors and asset classes. ImpactAssets is a nonprofit financial services firm that increases the flow of capital into investments delivering financial, social and environmental returns.
Global Impact Investing Network
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing. Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate measurable social and environmental impact, alongside a financial return.
Canada Forum for Impact Investment and Development (CAFIID)
CAFIID is a Canadian community of individuals, organizations and investors working in developing countries who treat social and environmental impact and financial return as coexisting priorities. Collectively, CAFIID members combine many years of collaboration and engagement with a track record of innovation in structuring and funding impact investment products, designing and delivering technical assistance, and promoting sustainable investment ecosystems.
The United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment Initiative (PRI) is a network of international investors working together to put the Six Principles for Responsible Investment into practice.
Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in Emerging Markets. EMPEA’s belief is that private capital is a highly suited investment strategy in emerging markets, delivering attractive long-term investment returns and promoting the sustainable growth of companies and economies.
Emerging Markets Investors Association
The Emerging Market Investor’s Association was founded to provide a central hub for information, education, and networking for investors and investment professionals in emerging markets. Member firms participate in an exchange of industry knowledge and best practices.