Trico Homes

Builder of new single and multi family homes

Calgary, Alberta

Canada

www.tricohomes.com/

About Trico Homes

Trico Homes is recognized as one of Western Canada’s top residential home builders, providing award-winning single and multi-family homes in the most desirable communities.

What sets Trico Homes apart from its competitors is a commitment to constantly offer new and innovative products to customers; a company with a commitment to stand behind what it builds while offering exceptional customer service throughout and beyond the building experience.

Trico Homes prides itself on giving back and enriching the communities in which they build in. Partnering with educational institutions, community groups and non-profit organizations are part of their community investment efforts while being environmentally responsible with their products.

The company’s leadership has made it a priority to create value for its customers by providing meaningful choices through controlled and consistent processes and best practices. There is a dedication to long term strategic planning and saturation of lasting core values within its corporate culture that have contributed to Trico’s success, growth and vision of becoming a legacy company.

Trico Homes is an environmentally responsible builder; committed to sustainable practices that minimize the impact on the environment. Constantly seeking new ideas and new products that improve the way customers work and live.

Trico Homes is a Platinum Club member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and is recognized as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces.

We are proud to become a Certified B Corporation, our goals and objectives coincide with that of the B Corp community: to use the power of business as a tool to address social and environmental issues, and to build better communities. Becoming a B Corporation is a highly effective means for us to connect to the many initiatives of B Corps and to become part of an exclusive group of corporate, and community leaders.

The Change We Seek®

Building Better Communities

Trico Homes understands there is more to building better communities than just constructing quality crafted homes, a responsible builder needs to support communities and partner with organizations that develop programs for education, recreation, charity and multiculturalism.

Trico Homes is committed to triple bottom line development, while being profitable is important, so is the social and environmental bottom line. A sustainable business must strive to maximize stakeholder value. Trico will continue to engage in practices that provide benefits to customers, employees, trades, suppliers and the communities we live and work in.

 

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

June 2012
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.

32
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.

25
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).

2
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.

52
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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6
Overall B Score
126
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: 

Governance: Half of Board composed of independent members; Explicit commitment to social impact; Formal whistle-blowing policy in place

Workers: All workers paid at least 28% above living wage; All workers enrolled in company's bonus plan; Tenured workers receive dental, short-term & long-term disability, and life insurance benefits; 70% of employees participate in professional development programming

Community: >25% of employees take part in company organized community service; >1% of profits dedicated to charity; Established local purchasing strategy

Environment: All facilities located within 1/2 mile of public transportation; Implemented energy-efficient solutions in corporate facilities; Office wide recovery and recycling program in place

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