Social and Environmental Factors in Finance: Looking at the Bottom Line

Social and Environmental Factors in Finance: Looking at the Bottom Line

Social and environmental due diligence is a critical part of the mission for many companies. Until recently, Root Capital perceived it as an additional cost that might reduce profitability or their ability to compete with other lenders. Their experience has taught them to think about it as a competitive advantage that at least partially pays for itself, and may even bolster the bottom line.