Mark Leibowitz Photography Inc.

Photography and Film

Santa Monica, California

United States

About Leibowitz Photography

Mark Leibowitz Photography, Inc. practices and creatively develops sustainable photography services for advertising, commercial and private clients. Their photographs are a blend of portrait, fashion, lifestyle and travel images from around the world. They strive to create images that capture the emotions and experiences of our subjects while resonating with their audience and enriching the human experience.

As a small company they work hard to minimize their impact on the planet and help create positive change. They believe in a smart way of doing business where our people, community and natural resources are valued. They wish to use their creative abilities to help broaden social and environmental well-being.

As our company has grown so has our desire to uphold socially responsible business practices. Working with like–minded corporations facilitates the improvement of our business and challenges us to grow in areas other than profits. As a Founding B Corporation we proudly share that vision with our fellow corporations.

The Change We Seek®

Through constantly improving the ethics and sustainability of our business, we hope to influence our clients and suppliers to consciously reflect on their businesses and the associated impact they have.

• We actively support organizations including YouthAIDS, Conservation International, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Amnesty International and Environment California.

• Mark Leibowitz is donating a portion of the proceeds from his latest show,“Backstage,” to the African Millennium Foundation and B Lab.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

May 2012

Company Score

Median Score*



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.



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.



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).



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.



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.

Overall B Score

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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• "Backstage" in Elle Go» 
• "Backstage" in New York Magazine Go»