“We became a Pioneer GIIRS Fund, because we feel that it is important as an impact investor to not only measure financial returns, but also our social and environmental performance. GIIRS will allow us to measure our impact in a way that is consistent with other leading impact oriented funds in the space."

- Joe Glorfield, Partner, TBL Capital


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Investeco Sustainable Food Fund, L.P.
GIIRS Pioneer
Fund Manager Name: Investeco Capital
Fund Manager Website: http://www.investeco.com
Rated: 12.07.2011

Fund Description

The Fund is a unique private equity fund in Canada that will focus on acquiring interests in exceptional small to medium-sized private companies in the rapidly growing North American market for natural food and related products.

Fund Mission

Produce above market returns by investing in companies that produce environmentally superior food and agircultural products or services (and/or related products/services).

Vintage Year


Geographic and Industry Investment Targets

Target Industry

Accommodation & food service | Agriculture, forestry & fishing | Manufactured Goods

Target Industries Description

Natural and Organic Foods, and other "Sustainable Food" sectors

Investment Region(s)

North America

Countries of Investment

United States | Canada

Geographic Target Description

No further description provided.

Impact Investment Targets

Impact Targets

Socially beneficial prod/serv | Environmentally beneficial prod/serv

Socially Beneficial Products & Services


Socially Beneficial Products & Services Description

Sustainable agriculture can improve the prosperity of farmers through higher prices and lower input costs, creates healthier, chemical-free, working conditions for farm workers and produces more nutrient-dense and less chemical-laden food for consumers.

Environmentally Beneficial Products & Services

Pollution prevention | Other

Environmentally Beneficial Products & Services Description

In comparison to most conventional agriculture, sustainable agriculture can potentially improve soil quality, conserve water and energy, and reduce carbon emissions from farming, while maintaining competitive yields for farmers.