CSS Maintains GIIRS 5 Star Investor Rating

August 6, 2015

Investors use B Lab's GIRRS rating as a guide when looking for impact investments.Since 2013, CSS has proudly maintained the highest possible 5 star GIIRS rating. For more information about CSS as an investment opportunity, please call 916-539-5458 or use the form on our Contact Us page.

California Safe Soil Attains GIIRS 5 Star Investor Rating

B Lab is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that serves a global movement of entrepreneurs using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab serves these entrepreneurs through three interrelated initiatives that provide them the legal infrastructure and help them attract the customers, talent, and capital to scale. Learn more about B Lab and GIIRS Ratings.

GIIRS Ratings are the gold standard for impact measurement in impact investing. GIIRS Ratings are rigorous, comprehensive, and comparable ratings of a company or a fund’s social and environmental impact. GIIRS rates on the following:

  1. Governance Related to a company’s mission, stakeholder engagement, governance structure, controls, and overall transparency.
  3. Workers Focuses on how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, ownership, and work environment.
  5. Community Covers the company’s impact on external community stakeholders.
  7. Environment Focuses on indirect and direct environmental impact of the company and its operations.
  9. Socially & Environmentally Focused Business Models (SEM) Highlight a company’s core impact business model, amplifying their positive impact beyond simply high impact business practices.

CSS earned 5 stars overall, and in the specific categories of Governance, Workers and Environment.

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