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L Catterton Overview

A consumer-focused private equity investment firm focusing on consumer products and services, e-commerce, healthcare companies, and more.

Category

Private Equity

Continent

North America

HQ Location

Greenwich, CT

BuildRI Category Rating

5/5

Responsible Investment Rating

4/5

Value Builder Rating

5/5

Stakeholder Rating

0/5

Key Value Builder Features1

  • Focused Digital Strategy
  • In-house Digital Expertise
  • Operational Improvement Strategy
  • Dedicated Operational Improvement Team

1. Key Value Builder Features are determined by the BuildRI research team based upon publicly-available information and input from 3rd parties, including the firm in certain circumstances.

Value Creation Examples

Crediclub

Contributing Source: Impact Report

Crediclub’s MujerActiva product enhances women's access to credit through a group lending model, focusing on those without a credit history. In 2022, 97% of its loans went to women, supporting business growth and financial stability, aligning with UN Sustainable Development Goals on gender equality and economic growth. Crediclub’s lower interest rates, 2-29 points below competitors, contribute to low default rates and high retention, enabling customers to build credit and allocate more revenue to health and well-being. Since L Catterton’s investment in May 2022, Crediclub has bolstered its ESG program and aims to lead in Mexico's finance industry, emphasizing the importance of a holistic ESG and impact strategy.

Kokolu

Contributing Source: Impact Report

KOKOLU prioritizes sustainability at every step of its product development process. This year, the company has focused on reducing carbon emissions, water consumption, and waste across its product lifecycle. Partnering with scientists and researchers, KOKOLU innovates with sustainable materials like seaweed and used rubber. They utilize eco-friendly manufacturing processes, such as 3-D knitting from recycled plastic bottles and "Dope Dyeing" to reduce wastewater. This approach has significantly lowered the carbon footprint of their signature 'Eco-Knit' sneaker to 4.3 kg of CO2 per pair, compared to the industry average of ~14 kg. Additionally, KOKOLU boasts a 0.001% return rate, reflecting high consumer satisfaction with their sustainable, stylish, and comfortable sneakers. Looking ahead, KOKOLU plans to expand its sustainable apparel line, including the introduction of GreenleatherTM biodegradable vegan leather. Since beginging thier efforts towards more sustainable production, they have utilized 227,014 recycled plastic bottles and 345 KG of recycled rubber.

L Catterton

Contributing Source: L Catterton Impact

L Catterton's global headquarters in CT has been awarded the highest possible rating of Platinum® certification by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ("LEED"). This esteemed rating requires a score of over 80 out of 110 points across a range of categories related to building design and construction, such as water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, and indoor environmental quality. L Catterton earned this accolade by implementing a range of updates to its headquarters, including the installation of solar panels, electric vehicle charging stations, and water use reduction measures, among others. Through these innovative sustainability initiatives, L Catterton is setting an example for businesses worldwide to follow in promoting environmentally responsible practices.

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