Global Impact Investing Rating System


A rating and analytics platform for impact investing


To drive quality and accountability in impact impact investing


By providing investors with a rating of the social and environmental impact of an individual company or fund

GDI’s Role

GDI helped design and test the rating standards for small businesses in emerging markets as part of the Global Impact Investing Rating System, which is now a subsidiary of B Analytics and fully integrated into B Analytics’ search features. GIIRS Ratings are now considered the gold standard for rigorous, comprehensive, and comparable ratings of a company or a fund’s social and environmental impact.

Key People

Andrew SternFounder and Executive Director, GDI

Focus Area

Impact Escalated