Milepost Consulting

Sustainability Consulting

Seattle, Washington

United States

www.milepostconsulting.com

About Milepost Consulting

Working across multiple industries – utilities, agriculture, corporate, government and non-profit – Milepost Consulting is a sustainability-focused management consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations adapt and thrive in a world challenged by environmental and social change. They provide world-class client delivery through three core strategies – discover and solve operational challenges; design cost-effective, people-centered engagement programs; and develop beautiful, compelling visual communications.

Milepost became a B Corporation to help promote an important aspect of the sustainability profession: transparency.

The Change We Seek®

Milepost approaches every client engagement embracing their vision of an equitable and resource-efficient economy serving the long-terms interests of humanity and the planet. They are passionate about making the world more livable and sustainable through their work helping organizations innovate, transform and lead – while maximizing fun along the way.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

April 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).

N/A
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
89
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: 100% of office supplies from recycled/sustainable materials; Written policies to reduce corporate travel; Purchases carbon credits to offset travel, commuting, office operations, and shipping; >50% of carbon footprint reduced through purchase of carbon credits

Employees: Living wage paid to all employees; 100% of employees participate in the bonus plan; >80% of health insurance costs covered for all employees

Community: Company policies support purchasing from women/minority owned suppliers; Employees offered paid time off to volunteer