Real Leaders Impact Awards

A MISSION-FOCUSED REAL ESTATE COMPANY WITH ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AT ITS CORE “ Our mission is to regenerate the fabric of communities, by creating Communities of Opportunity, in which every resident and employee has equal access to opportunity, environmental quality, health and wellbeing. ” — JONATHAN F.P. ROSE PRESIDENT 71 GreenMantra Impact / Transform post- consumer and post-industrial plastics such as bottles, yogurt cups and other waste items into specialty polymer additives — used in everything from asphalt roads to composites and plastics processing. Growth / The first company in the world to up-cycle waste, post-use plastics into specialty polymers. Each ton of their materials offers a direct benefit of 1.1 tons of plastic diverted from landfills and a reduction of 2 tons of GHG emissions. 72 Virginia Community Capital Impact / Address social and economic issues around the UN’S Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) — a blueprint of global goals designed to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all — through mission- driven lending, investment, and advisory services in the communities they serve. Growth / By thinking outside traditional financing and philanthropy models, they have brought resilience and energy back to once distressed and forgotten places. They mold aspiring entrepreneurs, create living-wage jobs, and improve access to critical community services. 73 Bi-Rite Family of Businesses Impact / A community builder that works with others to create a healthier, more equitable San Francisco. They provide time, food, financial support, expertise, and passion to hundreds of local San Francisco nonprofits each year. Growth / Furthering their commitment to create resilient communities, in 2019, they established the first Bi-Rite Family of Businesses Grant Program, that awarded $10,000 grants to two local nonprofits that provide direct services to those most in need. 74 Jonathan Rose Companies Impact / Created communities of opportunity by providing safe, green, stable, affordable housing with a dedication to greening the built environment and co-creating health, education, culture, social and other programming with residents — thereby building more resilient and healthy communities. Growth / Created successful, financeable models of green, vibrant, communities of opportunity that have improved the wellbeing of staff and residents. Have created a model that can be duplicated by others and scaled across the industry. 75 Rachio Impact / Making it easy to nurture a healthy, beautiful yard while effortlessly embracing sustainable water use. Intelligent sprinkler systems reduce outdoor water use, energy usage, and stops water source pollution. Growth / A clear value proposition for both consumers and water utilities. Helped homeowners take control of outdoor water use from smartphones — saving homeowners frustration, water, and money. Saved 22.7 billion gallons of water since 2014.