WeBuild

Training the next generation of socially responsible developers

toronto, Ontario

Canada

www.webuild.city

About Beyond Proformas

Beyond Proformas is a metaphor for pushing beyond the analysis paralysis that hinders positive change. They provide top quality training, consulting, and team building to spark entrepreneurial action plans that catalyze socially responsible real estate development. They help future leaders discover their capacity to create better quality of life for others with their urban real estate projects.

We became a Certified B Corporation to ensure we have verifiable social impact, particularly with respect to being inclusive to women and people of colour who are often underrepresented and undervalued in the real estate sector. The B Corp process ensured we embedded sustainable practices into the DNA of the company in measurable way. To measure what matters we committed to:

  • Target 25% supplier inclusion supporting women or minority owned businesses
  • Target 25% of profits to support registered charities, social enterprises, and non-profits
  • Target 25% pro-bono time offering workshops or expertise to local community

The Change We Seek®

Beyond Proformas envisions a future where the real estate development decision makers are reflective of communities they build in. Where woman and minorities are not underrepresented in real estate development leadership roles and have a representative voice in development of their communities. Where mixed income developments improve the quality of life in urban communities. Where live, work, and play spaces are inclusive and there is no poverty of opportunity. Where co-work spaces provide an affordable space for entrepreneurs and social innovators to connect, solve world problems and build a shared and durable prosperity.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

October 2016
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.

4
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.

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).

14
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.

75
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.

6
6
Overall B Score
98
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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