Elefint Designs

Strategic Design Services

San Francisco, California

United States

elefintdesigns.com

About Elefint Designs

 

Elefint Designs is a strategic design studio located in San Francisco, California. Elefint works with nonprofits, NGOs, B Corporations, innovators, and socially responsible businesses to combine thoughtful strategy with beautiful design. Elefint Design's services including branding strategy, web and UX design, print, mobile, motiongraphics, and infographics. 

At Elefint, we believe that the power of design grows exponentially when coupled with a clear understanding of an organization’s strategy, audiences and message.  Once we have a clear idea of an organization’s goals, we create designs that connect with each of their audiences in meaningful ways.  We are excited to be a part of a community of business with similar values.

The Change We Seek®

 

Elefint was founded on the premise that good causes deserve great design.

Elefint wants organizations doing good in the world to have access to the best storytelling, brands, and design.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

September 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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9
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.

28
22
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).

14
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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32
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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10
Overall B Score
92
80

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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Miscellany: 

Press

Why Good Causes Need Great Design by Matt Sharpnick Go » 
The Challenges of Designing for Non-Profits by Craig Grannell Go »