Mirova recognized as “Best for the World ™ 2021 B Corp” in “Customer Center”
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Mirova, the subsidiary of Natixis Investment Managers dedicated to sustainable investment and certified B Corp, is proud to announce that it has been named one of the ‘Best for the World ™ B Corps of 20211‘. Best for the world are B Corps who score in one or more of the five impact domains assessed for certification and achieve the top 5% of all B Corps in the world. Mirova is recognized in the “client area”, for the development of high impact investment solutions for investors.
PARIS – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Mirova aims to be a 100% sustainable investment asset management company2, created in 2014 with the ambition to develop innovative investment products allowing investors to participate in the transition from the economy towards a sustainable model. Across all asset classes, Mirova has strived to create investment solutions aimed at reconciling positive environmental and social impact with long-term financial performance. Mirova believes that these products can benefit the world while meeting investors’ appetite for impact and their financial needs.
Today’s recognition by the B Corp community in the customer space for the quality and impact of its products is an honor and great satisfaction for Mirova as a company and for all of its teams. He encourages the firm to continue to collaborate with the global B Corp community to improve and positively impact all stakeholders.
Philippe Zaouati, CEO of Mirova noted: “We are delighted and proud to receive such an honor. On behalf of the Mirova team, I would like to thank the B Corp community for this recognition and congratulate all of the 2021 Best for the WorldTM B Corps for establishing good practice examples in the five impact areas of the B assessment. Corp. To be recognized as a company that benefits the world is a huge encouragement and we will continue to work on the positive impact and long term performance of our products to remain worthy of this recognition and the trust of our customers.
Best for the World recognition is administered by B Lab, the global non-profit network that certifies and mobilizes B certified companies, which are for-profit companies that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, responsibility and transparency. Today, there are more than 4,000 B-certified companies in 77 countries and 153 sectors, united by a common goal: to transform the global economy for the benefit of all, all communities and the planet.
B Corps meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corp certification doesn’t just assess a product or service, it assesses the overall positive impact of the company that supports it, like Mirova. Using the B impact assessment, B Lab assesses the impact of a company’s operations and business model on its employees, community, environment and customers. To obtain B Corp certification, a company must achieve a score of at least 80 points on the assessment.
“Best for the World is a special program for the B Corp community, and we are excited to resume it after discontinuing the program in 2020 due to COVID-19,” noted Juan Pablo Larenas, Executive Director of B Lab Global. “This year’s Best for the World companies operate at the top of their category, excelling in creating a positive impact for their stakeholders, including their workers, communities, customers and the environment. We are proud of the stakeholder-driven business community that we have cultivated over the past 15 years; together we walk towards our collective vision of an inclusive, equitable and regenerative economic system for all people and the planet. ”
1 References to a ranking, a price or a label do not anticipate the future results of the latter, or of the fund, or of the manager.
2 All Mirova funds have been classified as “Article 9” under the European Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation which entered into force in March 2021. Article 9 means that the product has a sustainability objective.
Past performance is not representative of future performance.
Mirova is a management company dedicated to sustainable investment and a subsidiary of Natixis Investment Managers. Through its conviction-based management, Mirova’s ambition is to combine long-term value creation and sustainable development. Pioneers in many areas of sustainable finance, Mirova’s talents aim to continue to innovate in order to offer their clients solutions with a strong environmental and social impact. Mirova and its subsidiaries managed € 21.7 billion as of March 31, 2021. Mirova is a mission-oriented company, labeled B Corp1.
1 Reference to a ranking or a label does not prejudge the future performance of the fund or its managers.
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Natixis Investment Managers’ multi-affiliate approach connects clients to the independent thinking and targeted expertise of more than 20 active managers. Ranked among the world’s largest asset managers1 Natixis Investment Managers offers a diverse range of solutions covering asset classes, styles and vehicles. The company is dedicated to the advancement of sustainable finance and the development of innovative products in the areas of environment, society and governance (ESG). Natixis Investment Managers advises and works with its clients and offers an overview of markets and assumptions to better align strategies with long-term objectives.
Based in Paris and Boston, Natixis Investment Managers is 100% owned by Natixis. Natixis is a subsidiary of BPCE, the second largest French banking group. Investment management companies affiliated with Natixis Investment Managers include AEW; Alliance Entreprendre; AlphaSimplex Group; DNCA Investments; 2 Dorval Asset Management; Flexstone Partners; Gateway investment advisers; Harris Associates; Investors Mutual Limited; Loomis, Sayles & Company; Mirova; MV Credit; Naxicap Partners; Ossiam; Ostrum asset management; Seeyond; Seventure Partners; Thematic asset management; Vauban Infrastructure Partners; Vaughan Nelson Investment Management; Vega Investment Managers; 3 and WCM Investment Management. In addition, investment solutions are offered by Natixis Investment Managers Solutions and Natixis Advisors, LLC. Not all offers are available in all jurisdictions. For more information, please visit the Natixis Investment Managers website at im.natixis.com | LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/natixis-investment-managers.
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1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2020 ranked Natixis Investment Managers 17th in the world for asset managers based on assets under management as of December 31, 2019.
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About B Lab
B Lab is the non-profit network transforming the global economy for the benefit of all, all communities and the planet. Our international network of organizations is leading the change of economic systems to support our collective vision of an inclusive, equitable and regenerative economy. We started in 2006 with the idea that a different kind of economy was not only possible, but necessary – and that companies could pave the way for a new stakeholder-driven model. We have become known for certifying B companies, which are companies that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. But we do much more than that. We are building the B Corp movement to change our economic system – and for that to happen, we need to change the rules of the game. B Lab creates standards, policies, tools and programs that change the behavior, culture and structure of the business. capitalism. We mobilize the B Corp community for collective action to address society’s most critical challenges. By harnessing the power of businesses, B Lab positively impacts 150 industries in 74 countries, helping them balance profit and purpose. Together, we are shifting our economic system from profiting a few to profiting all, from concentrating wealth and power to ensuring equity, from extraction to regeneration, and from priority to individualism to adherence to interdependence. For more information, visit https://bcorporation.net/
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