Pacific Community Ventures

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User Profile

Pacific Community Ventures (PCV) provides capital and resources to high growth enterprises that bring significant economic gains to low-to-moderate income employees and delivers exceptional financial returns to business owners and investors. PCV provides equity investment through Pacific Community Management (PCM), an affiliate of PCV, that manages over $60 million across three funds focused on investing in consumer-facing companies. PCV also supports the growth of small businesses through its Business Advising Program and works to advance the field of impact investing and drive capital and other resources to underserved markets through its research practice, InSight.

IRIS Use

PCV is committed to growing the practice of impact measurement and views IRIS as a valuable tool for bringing standardization and transparency. PCV incorporates IRIS metrics in the tracking of the social impact of PCM's portfolio companies and companies receiving Business Advising services. PCV's InSight research practice also utilizes IRIS metrics for measurement of the non-financial performance of client investment portfolios, providing third-party impact measurement services to prominent institutions including CalPERS, Hamilton Lane, Macquarie Funds Management, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Northwest Area Foundation, and Citi Community Capital.

Other Impact Measurement Tools

PCV Growth Fund II is a GIIRS Pioneer Fund; one of the first funds to receive a GIIRS Impact Rating. PCV also serves on the IRIS Advisory Committee, helping to accelerate IRIS adoption.