Community Wealth Partners

Nonprofit Consulting

Washington, Washington, D.C.

United States

www.communitywealth.com

About Community Wealth Partners

You see a better world. You won’t rest until your dream is a reality. Neither will Community Wealth Partners.  This is what they do: They partner with leaders, organizations and networks to address needs in communities at the magnitude those needs exist.  It doesn’t matter if you’re a change agent in a nonprofit, foundation, government or corporation. What matters is that you’re committed to working together to push your dream forward.

Founded as a social enterprise focused on helping social sector organizations leverage market-based approaches to social problems, CWP is rooted in the intersection between private enterprise and public benefit. We are proud to be a B Corp and join other businesses in supporting interdependence among sectors, valuing all stakeholders in society, and living the change we want to see in our world.

They collaborate with partners to reimagine what’s possible and take their organizations or networks—and their impact—to the next level.

They guide and facilitate individuals working across organizational and sector boundaries to solve problems as a high-impact network.

They engage essential, diverse stakeholders around smart, efficient, highly collaborative planning processes.

They help identify long-term, bold goals that define success and develop ways to track progress.

They help design clear, compelling strategies and action plans—plans that can be executed.

They assess and develop opportunities for organizations and networks to increase sustainability, with core expertise in social enterprise.

They unleash potential. Through a highly disciplined leadership development and coaching program, they support individuals in accessing their own courage and skills, while bringing them the tools, data, and approaches to do their best work, every day.

Once they’ve developed the high concept, the work is just beginning. They’re known for rolling up their sleeves and working as an extension of your team to get the job done.  Ask around and see for yourself.

The Change We Seek®

At Community Wealth Partners they dream of a world in which all people thrive. To realize this dream, they help change agents solve social problems at the magnitude they exist.  For more than 15 years they’ve helped diverse, inspiring change agents to make lasting progress in their organizations and communities. Working side by side they reimagine what’s possible and promote new ways of thinking. Through this spirit of intense partnership, they help change agents accelerate the pace of change and carry their dream forward. As a Share Our Strength organization, they bring the successful practices of one of the nation’s leading anti-hunger, anti-poverty organizations to hundreds of change agents nationwide.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

January 2012
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Environment

Environment

The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.

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Workers

Workers

The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.

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18
Customers

Customers

The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).

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N/A
Community

Community

The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.

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Governance

Governance

The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

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Overall B Score
102
55

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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Company Highlights: 

Governance: Board of Directors has at least 50% independent members and has representation for community and customer stakeholders

Workers: Covers >80% paid health insurance premiums for employees and their families; Offers >30 paid vacation/sick/personal days; Offers additional benefits (dental insurance, short/long term disability, life insurance, flexible spending account, transportation); Offers health & wellness and counseling services

Community: Gives preference to local/sustainable suppliers; Requires specific social criteria from suppliers; Offers >20 hours/year of paid time off for community service; Wholly-owned subsidiary of non-profit Share Our Strength

Environment: Has composting as well as office-wide recycling program for paper, plastic, cardboard, glass & metal; Facilities are mostly constructed to green building standards; Uses virtual meeting technology to reduce corporate travel

2014 Best for the World Overall Honoree

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