About Us

Our Mission

Ecotone’s mission is to help clients scale their social and environmental impact by communicating impact value to stakeholders and investors.

Our Vision

Our vision is a world where organizations using evidence-based interventions can accurately account for the social and environmental benefit they’re creating, and communicate that value to investors, donors, and the public.

A new era of impact investing has the potential to fundamentally change how capital is mobilized to solve social and environmental challenges. A key element in this emerging ecosystem is the accurate and timely accounting of impact created by investments in social and environmental impact organizations. We bridge the gap between impact investors and proven social interventions. We also help donors, investors, and community partners identify the organizations that use proven, evidence-based approaches to social issues and barriers.

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Why Ecotone?

“Their command of capital markets is remarkable, as are their innovative valuation tools and techniques. But it’s the firm’s authenticity — a quality that simply can’t be manufactured — that really sets them apart.”

— Emily Hunt Turner, founder of Ecotone client All Square

Leaders in Impact Accounting: We’re the only Minnesota-based firm that offers evidence-based valuation of impact. We follow the current trends and best practices in this field to ensure we’re providing you with the state-of-the-art valuation techniques and tools.

Impact Scholars: Our team is constantly researching, developing, and engaging in the philosophical evolution of utilizing capital to achieve substantial, sustainable social change.

Fresh Perspective: We provide our clients with new and groundbreaking ways to prove and communicate their impact to stakeholders and funders, and tailor our services to fit your impact.

Systems Approach: We look at the system holistically to find the most efficient way to create the outcome we’re looking for.

Evidence-Based Approach: Mapping thoroughly researched data and analysis onto the Impact Management Project’s 5 Dimensions of Impact and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, we provide clients with data-driven impact insights.

Passionate, Inquisitive Team: Our team is passionate about making change in the world and scaling impact, and we love being part of our clients’ important work.

Proof in the Pudding: We live our values as a General Benefit Corporation in the State of Minnesota.