We are an impact investing metrics firm

that acts across the whole spectrum of the Impact Investing Ecosystem

We are an impact investing metrics firm

What we do

We are an impact investing metrics firm that acts across the whole spectrum of the Impact Investing Ecosystem.

For Entrepreneurs

We help entrepreneurs build solid investment cases by shaping their theory of change and clarifying their impact metrics.

For Investors

We maximize results for investors and asset managers on their impact investment portfolio by tracking metrics with transparency

For Accelerators

We increase success investment rates of businesses by defining clear performance criteria and by connecting entrepreneurs with investors across Latin America

Areas of Focus

We work across any segment, but we strive for solutions that:

- can be accelerated exponentially by technology
- apply gender lens

Especially in:

Clean Energy
Food & Water Security
Financial Inclusion

ODS 02 - Zero Hunger

Areas of Focus
Creative Works

Our Theory of Chance

Capital markets that have been traditionally driven solely by profitability are shifting towards incorporating long-term sustainability goals and metrics into their investment strategy. Thus, the flow of investments into the impact investing ecosystem is increasing exponentially, bridging the gap between profitability and impact. We believe that, yes, companies can be profitable and do good at the same time. And we believe that clarity on intentionality and transparency on how impact results are measured are at the core of this revolution to accelerate change at a global scale.


How we do it

Design & Implement Impact Theories

Through our unique methodology we do a 360o. analysis of the company to shape their Theory of Change, Vision, Value Proposition and Offerings. We help entrepreneurs to measure and guarantee traceability of impact metrics.We train entrepreneurs on how to incorporate the impact theory on their pitch to investors, increasing their likelihood of being invested.

Measure & Report Key Performance Metrics

We work will all major reporting frameworks such as IRIS+, GRI and B System to help entrepreneurs and investors track and report impact of their businesses and investment portfolio. We also help companies to earn and maintain international sustainability certifications or comply with ESG regulatory requirements. We develop and apply exclusive technology to increase transpa- rency and traceability of metrics.

Scout and Connect Investment Opportunities

We help investors and asset managers find investment. opportunities aligned with their portfolio strategy across Latin America. We perform due diligence assessments on behalf of investors or to support entrepreneurs get prepared for future assessments.

Creative Works

Who we are


Creative Works was founded by Jose Mello, a Brazilian Investor, Corporate Venture Builder and Entrepreneur.

He has a technology background, a master’s degree on Innovation Management by the IIT Institute of Design in Chicago, United States and an Executive MBA by IMD in Switzerland where he got a specialization on Impact Investing and ESG financial integration.

With over 30 years of experience in the innovation arena, Jose created the innovation strategy for Banco Itau between 2008 and 2013. Led the Innovation and Customer Experience Practice at Liberty Seguros in Brazil, leading Liberty to be become the most innovative insurance carrier in Brazil and more recently he´s been leading Solaria Labs, Liberty´s global Incubation Lab serving multiple markets across Latin America,

Europe and Asia.

Jose is an active member at Anjos do Brasil, a non-profit organization that fosters entrepreneurship and angel investment in Brazil, IBGC (Instituto Brasileiro de Governaça Corporativa), an organization that trains and certifies Executive Board Members. Along his career Jose applied his unique methodology to support entrepreneurs get prepared to receive impact money and investors to find, assess and invest on impact businesses across Latin America.

Creative Works

Get in touch

We believe that, yes, companies can be
profitable and do good at the same time

Our Location

São Paulo - Brazil

Contact Phones

Phone : +55 11 94509 7518