Myplanet

Digital Design

Toronto, Ontario

Canada

www.myplanetdigital.com

About Myplanet 

They build the right thing, fast. Myplanet empowers organizations with UX design & technology solutions to support the delivery of great web-based products. They believe firmly in the power of user-centered design, open source and agile principles.

Their expertise is based on three key pillars: 1. They are relentless in uncovering user truth. They obsessively validate user needs by applying user-centered design and Lean methodologies.  2. They embrace rapid product development. Their agile team structures and streamlined delivery support quick and efficient design and development with minimum waste and world-class quality. 3. They empower the enterprise. Building great products is not enough—they thrive on the opportunity to empower. Through highly flexible engagement models, they enable, support, and enhance the teams they work with.

Myplanet is dedicated to developing a world where the web is accessible to everyone, regardless of ability or disability. With this commitment, we challenge ourselves each and every day to foster a culture of innovation, continuous learning and support where team members are intrinsically motivated to produce their best work, every day. We want to continue to mentor, teach and lead to help shape the future of the web, for the better.

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The Change We Seek®

Myplanet believes in creating meaningful user experiences using open platforms, for the Enterprise by using open source software, they strive to improve the functionality and capacity of these programs. Myplanet's team members contribute to the code and give back to the development community, further growing the pool of available knowledge. They believe in a world where the web is accessible to everyone, regardless of ability or disability. They foster a culture of innovation, expression & continuous learning, where team members are intrinsically motivated to produce their best work. They are mentors, teachers and leaders with the same goal -to shape the future of the web-based applications, for the better.

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What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

October 2012
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.

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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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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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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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Overall B Score
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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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Company Highlights: 

Workers: Pays lowest paid worker 178% above the living wage; >15% of entry level positions have been filled with internal candidates; 25-50% of company is owned by full-time workers excluding founders and executives; Established, formal consent process for providing performance feedback; >80% of employees are ‘satisfied’ or ‘engaged’

Environment: Assessment undertaken of the environmental impact of the organization’s business activities; Stated objectives and targets for environmental aspects of the organization’s operations; Some facilities are LEED certified; >75% of printed materials use recycled paper content; >50% of energy from renewable sources at corporate facilities; >50% of greenhouse gas emissions were off-set

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