Vox Legal

Legal services for B corps and other social entrepreneurs.

Seattle, Washington

United States

voxlegal.com

About Vox Legal

Vox Legal is a law firm for social entrepreneurs, they provide counsel to sustainable companies that care about the triple bottom line--people, planet and profit. By leveraging technology and Web 2.0 services, their virtual firm creates almost zero waste (and the low overhead allows savings to be passed on to clients).

We became a B Corp because our commitment to running a low-waste, high-impact law firm means nothing unless we have standards to check ourselves against. B Corp certification helps guide our internal decision-making process by reminding us of our values.

Based in Seattle, Vox Legal serves clients throughout the country and internationally by partnering with local counsel. They're structural specialists--from benefit corporations to nonprofit hybrid entities to L3Cs--and provide creative, cost-effective counsel on formation, financing, contracts, IP, employment, and governance.

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The Change We Seek®

Legal structure is all about relationships--entities, contracts, operating documents--we're only as good as the relationships we're formalizing. By helping our clients begin to view business law in a positive light (as something that can enable and not just restrict), the bottom lines we achieve are the bottom lines we celebrate--the credit we receive is only by proxy! Our clients are changing the world of business, environmental care, and poverty alleviation; the privilege of Vox Legal is to help them do it well.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

November 2010
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Accountability

Accountability

The Accountability section of the Assessment evaluates a company's governance and transparency. This section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

6
9
Employees

Employees

The employee 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.

N/A
25
Consumers

Consumers

The Consumers 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).

22
24
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
31
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.

8
9
Overall B Score
88
84

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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