Living Room Realty

Real estate agents

Portland, Oregon

United States

www.livingroomre.com

About Living Room Realty

Living Room Realty is a group of professional, experienced, licensed real estate agents who specialize in Portland’s inner urban neighborhoods. They offer full service representation to buyers and sellers and a full menu of relocation servicesincluding tenant placement and property management. Their expertise spans from vintage homes and historic neighborhoods to modern architecture and green building. The company’s agents are down-to-earth, experienced professionals who deliver the highest level of personalized service.  Living Room agents are committed to living and doing business with meaning. 

We wanted to become a B Corp because of our belief that we build a business by building community one great neighbor at a time. It was an extension of our company's social, environmental and ethical values and an ongoing measure of our success and goals.

Living Room Realty is dedicated to buying 100% renewable energy, choosing local, organic or recycled whenever possible. The company is also dedicated to giving back to the community.  Living Room provides outreach and education for women, minorities and first time homebuyers. Their offices serve as community spaces where they host workshops, free community education, and host monthly Art shows in collaboration with local universities and Art non profits.  

The Change We Seek®

That each person within their community and on their planet have Living Room.  The room to make a fair living and sufficient income, to live a life rich in experience and the ability to occupy a home. The room to exhibit vigor, gusto, and enthusiasm and a space for living where there is opportunity for all.

To create Living Room for all, Living Room Realty seeks to be the change they wish to see. They are dedicated to being the best neighbors they can, by being a better company for a better community. This means being conscious of all their business activities and choosing carefully how each decision they make effects their surrounding communities health and resources.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

September 2013
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

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.

14
10
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.

14
22
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.

39
32
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.

13
9
Overall B Score
80
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

view full reports »

Company Highlights: 

Governance: Employees trained on company social and environmental missions; majority of management evaluated on social and environmental performance; company has worked within its industry to develop industry social and environmental standards; services covered by a client protection policy.

Community: Preference given to local and sustainable suppliers; average relationship with supplier lasts longer than five years; majority of ownership located locally; majority of revenue generated from local clients; 100% of company ownership from underrepresented populations; more than 30% of significant suppliers owned by women or ethnic minorities; majority of charitable giving donated to local organization.

Environment: Company is a member of an association that fosters sustainable business practices; some company facilities LEED certified; office-wide recycling program includes paper, cardboard, plastic, glass & metal, and composting; company uses non-toxic and organic office supplies; 100% of company facilities located within 1/2 mile of public transpiration; more than 75% of printed materials use recycled paper content.

Miscellany: 

Website:

Social Media