Ironwood Capital seeks to invest half of its capital in underserved and under supported businesses.
Impact investments must meet the same pricing and underwriting standards applied to all Ironwood investments.
Historically, the firm has invested over half of its capital in these areas, achieving favorable outcomes for all.
Ironwood actively considers Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) factors in its investment decisions, in an effort to serve the interests of both out investors and society at large.
Ironwood incorporates its ESG philosophy into its investment management process from deal origination and due diligence to portfolio management.
Applied to each new investment during due diligence, at close, and annually thereafter
The goal of Ironwood's Impact Investment strategy and ESG philosophy is to establish the following criteria as considerations when selecting and managing Ironwood's portfolio companies:
Our ESG matrix informs the way in which we seek to enhance the socio economic, environmental and governance outcomes at each of our portfolio companies.