Visual Communications, Branding, Internet Technology Development

Washington, District of Columbia

United States


PROVOC is an award-winning visual communications firm. We work with our clients to discover their brands; focus on their brand and campaign planning, strategic thinking, and concept development; and efficiently and effectively execute campaigns and projects.

We became a B Corp for two reasons. First, to be amongst and contribute to other like-minded businesses that share our values and have paved the way for businesses like ours to thrive. Second, to receive third party recognition for the way in which we do our work and the principles we follow, to keep us accountable on a daily basis, and to build our values into the legal structure of our company.

The Change We Seek®

PROVOC challenges you to compel your world with provocative and virtuous visual strategy. We believe that design influences everything, from the way one is compelled to act, to learn and to change, and we use design and technology to drive social change and innovation.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

June 2008

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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Company Highlights: 

Environment: >50% renewable energy; Policies to minimize corporate travel

Employees: >50% of individual/family health insurance premiums covered; +1 week sick policy; Employees included in most strategic management decisions

Community: >60% of purchases from local independent businesses; Written local purchasing policy; >50% of customers are local



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