Rho Impact is committed to the pursuit of making a positive impact on the world. We see this as an aspiration that requires perseverance, humility, and collaboration. We believe so strongly in this mission that we freely contribute in a number of ways to methodological development, thought leadership, and capacity-building to strengthen the broader impact community.
We support NGO's and cross-sector coalitions focused on advancing the field for the betterment of organizations, communities, and people worldwide. Some of our pro bono and volunteer activities include:
Rho impact advisory practice team mentors start ups participating the Element 46 accelerator. Our team of advisors support founders in understand, develop and implement ESG factors to help them succeed in their journey for a sustainable business.
Rho Impact continues to lead the development, implementation, and continued maintenance of the Carbon Reduction Assessment for New Enterprises (CRANE) tool in collaboration with the Prime Coalition for Catalytic Capital. CRANE remains to be the first and only free and open-source tool for assessing the carbon reduction potential of new climate technologies.
Rho Impact is represented on the board of directors for VBSR, the country’s largest and oldest sustainable business trade association.
Rho Impact is represented on the Green Building Initiative’s ESG subcommittee for the Green Globes Green Building Certification.
Rho Impact is a domain expert and methodology development collaborator for the Prime Coalition’s Project FRAME, an investor-led initiative focused on building frameworks and a platform for collaboration to help climate investors better assess the impact of their innovations on future greenhouse gas emissions
Rho Impact staff designed and taught a course at Columbia University based on experiences in the field in leveraging data science to address real world problems.
Our team was born and raised in the impact space, helping organizations address the some of world's most complex challenges.
We have policies in place that speak to the issues identified as material to our business and to our key stakeholders. We have the following policies currently in place:
- Climate Policy
- Environmental Policy
- Responsible Sourcing Policy
- Business Code of Conduct
- Stakeholder Engagement Policy
- Supplier Code of Conduct
- Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
- Human Rights Policy
- Labor Management Policy
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