SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16, 2013 – Veris Wealth Partners, one of the nation’s leading independent wealth advisors for sustainable and impact investors, today announced that it received a 5-star GIIRS rating for its commitment to social and environmental responsibility.
Veris also announced it has been recertified as a B Corp with a score that ranks the firm in the top 10% of B Corp firms globally. Companies that are certified B Corps must meet rigorous standards for social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. View Veris’ B Corp rating here.
“Social and environmental responsibility have always been core values that motivate the team at Veris Wealth Partners,” said CEO Patricia Farrar-Rivas. “Our high GIIRS rating and B Corp recertification reflect our commitment to business principles that are positively redefining the capital markets and operating practices of companies around the world.”
Veris is an independent, partner-owned wealth management company that is one of the thought leaders in impact and sustainable investing. Veris’ 15 professionals offer strategic advice and perspective to impact investors and provide comprehensive wealth management. Veris serves individual and institutional investors interested in financial performance as much as positive social and environmental change.
GIIRS is a ratings and analytics platform for impact investing that provides comparable and verified social and environmental performance data on high impact companies and funds. GIIRS ratings range from one star to five stars
B Corp status is also a voluntary designation conferred on companies that meet B Lab’s standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. There are almost 700 Certified B Corps in 24 countries and 60 industries. Veris was first certified as a B Corp in 2011 and exceeded its initial B Corp score in its recent recertification.
About Veris Wealth Partners
Veris Wealth Partners, LLC is an independent, partner-owned wealth management firm that aligns investors’ wealth with their financial and social objectives. Veris believes that superior investment performance and positive impact are complementary parts of a holistic investment strategy. Veris is based in San Francisco with offices in New York City and New Hampshire. For information, call 415.815.0580, or visit www.veriswp.com.