Exygy

Empowering Change Makers with Technology that Improves Lives

San Francisco, California

United States

exygy.com/

Exygy

Exygy is a technology partner to the world's leading changemakers. Clients include the UN World Food Program, Skoll Foundation, Google.org, USAID, the Cities of San Francisco and New York, UNICEF, Mercy Corps, and more. Exygy provides strategy, design, and engineering services with an agile human centered approach. Exygy has been a Certified B Corporation for over four years and is a leader in the business for social impact movement.

Exygy does rapid prototyping workshops and full service design and engineering projects and sprints. Design expertise spans the digital world including experience, interaction, interface and information design. Engineering expertise includes systems integration (system design, API development and integration) web services development, and application development for web and mobile. In addition to application development in frameworks like Ruby on Rails and iOS, Exygy has a company unit dedicated to WordPress development and is a leader in maximizing value out of the popular publishing platform, designing, building, and managing enterprise-grade content managed web sites.

As a for profit dedicated to empowering change-makers and innovators, Exygy takes its own commitment to change seriously. Exygy tracks an internally developed “impact score” based on the number of hours of work dedicated to clients in the for purpose sector. Exygy is dedicated to employee happiness and work satisfaction, boasting one of the world’s first Chief Happiness Officers. Exygy was awarded “Best for the World for Workers” in 2013 by B Lab, the non-profit organization behind the B Corporation certification.

In 2004 we were founded as a engineering services company working for the social sector. We became a B Corp in 2010 because it seemed obvious to get a certification for what we were doing. Since then, we’ve seen the community grow immensely and we are so proud to be part of the movement.

 

The Change We Seek®

We aim to empower change-makers and innovators. The software tools we design and develop amplify the work you do.

 

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

June 2010
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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7
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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17
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
101
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: 

Environment:  Some office supplies come from recycled or sustainable materials.

Employees: 100% of employees paid living wage;

Community: 100% of Significant Suppliers have been certified and/or approved by one of the following: B Corporation, Green America, SIF, FTF, Transfair, FSC, MSC, Cradle to Cradle, Green-e, or USDA Organic; 1-4% of profits are donated to charity.

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