Waldron

Executive Search, Organization and Leadership Development, and Career Transition

Seattle, Washington

United States

www.waldronhr.com

About Waldron

With over 30 years of experience, Waldron is the consulting partner strategic leaders choose to help attract, engage, and inspire effective leaders. Waldron provides a unique combination of executive search, leadership and organizational development, and career transition services. The company’s mission is to help people and organizations realize their full potential and increase their impact.

Headquartered in Seattle with additional offices in San Francisco, Portland OR, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Boise, Waldron is also an equity-owner of Career Partners International (CPI), a global talent management firm, allowing the firm to provide services to its clients on a global basis.

We have an ongoing commitment to working with domestic and international nonprofits, multinational NGOs, and foundations, with an internal commitment to being a socially responsible company. Becoming a B Corp is a natural evolution in articulating our mission, in addition to giving us the opportunity to join a community of like-minded organizations. 

The Change We Seek®

Waldron staff is passionate about delivering substantive solutions to the organizations they work with and believe their solutions have made a positive impact on their clients. In addition to their mission, Waldron’s commitment to change is represented through the involvement of their employees in their communities. The team at Waldron actively supports organizations through volunteer efforts and select sponsorships in the areas of health, science, poverty alleviation, and education. 

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

November 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.

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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.

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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).

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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
87
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: Worked to develop social and environmental standards for industry, explicit commitment to social impact incorporated written corporate missions

Workers: 100% of insurance premiums given to full-time workers, >15% of positions have been filled with internal candidates in the last year, established, formal, consistent process for providing performance feedback to employees

Community: Give preference to local, sustainable or fair trade suppliers, >50% of revenues generated from customers residing locally to company headquarters, 5-9% of profits given to charities

Environment: Company formally engages with suppliers, business partners, or customers to reduce environmental impact, extensive recycling program including composting, worked with landlord to implement energy efficiency improvements and waste reduction programs

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