Investisseurs et Partenaires

Financing and support of small and medium-sized enterprises in Africa.

Paris, Paris


About Investisseurs et Partenaires

Investors & Partners (I & P) is an impact investing group entirely dedicated to the African continent. I & P brings together a number of impact funds and has accompanied around 60 small and medium-sized companies in 15 countries.

Ce label est une reconnaissance et une affirmation de la double finalité d’I&P en tant que qu’investisseur d’impact. La maximisation et la mesure de nos impacts sociétaux comptent pour nous tout autant que la viabilité financière du projet. C’est aussi un constat que nous faisons au quotidien avec nos partenaires africains : les entreprises peuvent constituer un important vecteur de changement, de par leurs activités mais aussi de par leurs politiques sociales et environnementales, en tenant compte de l’ensemble de leurs parties prenantes : employés, fournisseurs, environnement…

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

November 2017

Company Score

Median Score*



The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.



The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.



The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).



The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.



The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

Overall B Score

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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