Caspian invests debt and equity capital into high quality enterprises in India, with the intent to generate social and/or environmental impact alongside a competitive financial return. Their focus areas include financial inclusion, food & agriculture, affordable housing, healthcare and clean energy.
They have a track record of making investments and supporting some of the best known social impact enterprises. As one of the early entrants and leaders in the impact investing space in India, they are also one of the few fund managers with a proven exit track record and are are currently raising their fourth fund.
They look for companies with innovative business models and high quality entrepreneurs who demonstrate the intent to provide a healthy financial return along with a social return to investors and have adopted or are willing to adopt clear deliverables on social and/or environmental performance.
Certified B Corp status
Caspian is a Certified B Corporation, or ‘B Corp’. B Corps are for-profit companies that use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems in an ethical and transparent manner. There are over 2,100 Certified B Corps across 50 countries and 130 industries. Caspian is the first Indian Impact Investing firm to be granted a B Corp certification.
The B Corp certification by B Lab confirms that Caspian meets rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. During the process, they have been evaluated on how our practices impact our employees, our community, the environment, and our customers.
To learn more about a B Corp certification watch this video from B Lab.