Wellspring Consulting LLC

Strategy Consulting

Woodbridge, Connecticut

United States

wellspringconsulting.net

About Wellspring Consulting

Wellspring Consulting works with the leadership of social sector organizations to set strategic direction, build organizational capacity, and address some of the most pressing issues in society. They achieve this through a remarkable team of strategists with talent in deep listening, rigorous analysis, thoughtful problem solving, and skillful group facilitation.

Wellspring serves a wide array of clients including the largest national and international nonprofits, cutting-edge social enterprises, and community-based organizations. They work across multiple fields such as education and youth development, environment, arts and culture, health, human rights, and philanthropy. They address each client’s question with a fresh perspective and use their experience across the social sector to translate insights from one field to another.

The B Corp certification has given us a vehicle to formally recognize what we already are – a firm motivated by making a real and lasting difference in our society. As a member of the B Corp community, we greatly appreciate being a part of this group of like-minded organizations committed to having an impact every day.

The Change We Seek®

Wellspring Consulting seeks to create a positive difference in the world, both through the organizations it serves and for the individuals with whom it works. By working closely with its clients, Wellspring Consulting has helped organizations:

  • Feed more hungry people 
  • Get youth from low-income neighborhoods into college
  • Improve cancer treatment procedures
  • Increase green development in urban buildings
  • Move public radio into the digital age
  • Teach kids science, technology, engineering, and math
  • Open new health clinics in low-income neighborhoods
  • Use the wisdom of contemplative practice to effect social change
  • Serve more women who have been victims of domestic violence
  • Move homeless people into affordable housing
  • Display art in a more accessible and engaging way
  • Secure rights for the LGBT community
  • Reduce carbon emissions and curb global warming
  • Improve the educational quality of inner-city schools
  • Support children and families in moving out of the cycle of poverty

In working with clients, Wellspring Consulting seeks to inspire, energize, and expand the possible with each individual involved.

Wellspring Consulting recognizes that its people are central to the success of the services it provides and invests through highly selective recruiting, and through training, coaching, and mentoring to support its people in reaching their highest potential. Wellspring respects the rights and values of each individual and works to form a highly cohesive team.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

May 2014
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.

5
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.

29
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).

26
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.

11
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.

14
6
Overall B Score
84
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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Locations

  • Wellspring has offices in Boston, MA, New Haven, CT, New York, NY, and a presence in Los Angeles, CA, and St. Louis, MO.