Sylvain Labs, Inc

Innovation and Brand Design

New York, New York

United States

www.sylvainlabs.com

About Sylvain Labs, Inc

Sylvain Labs is an innovation and brand design consultancy based in New York City with offices in Richmond, Virginia and Amsterdam, Netherlands. They apply their imagination to complex business problems and opportunities. They’re a team with experience in product strategy, service design, user experience strategy, product development, creative and brand strategy and management consulting. Sylvain Labs blends their skills to help companies think about their brands and products differently.

Sylvain Labs' tools are science and whimsy. Wholly independent and founded in 2010.

Since Sylvain Labs was founded 8 years ago, the company’s driving mission has been to contribute to the greater good. We work with clients to develop new brands and products that impact people’s lives in a very real and day-to-day basis. We take that responsibility seriously. And ultimately, our goal is to leverage the might of corporations to enrich people’s lives with better choices.

At heart, we are a company founded and governed by empathy. We celebrate diversity in ourselves and in the world we inhabit. Becoming a Certified B-Corporation allows us to measure ourselves against others who have a commitment to their employees, the environment, their communities, and their customers as we do, and to set benchmarks with which to measure ourselves.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

May 2018
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.

32
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
80
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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