VIANOVA, Inc.

Strategic Planning & Professional Meeting Facilitation Services

San Diego, California

United States

www.thevianovagroup.com

About VIANOVA, Inc.

VIANOVA, Inc. is a social impact consulting and facilitation services firm dedicated to helping purpose-driven companies and nonprofit organizations do more, achieve more and give more.

Their facilitation expertise:

  • Strategic Planning & Visioning
  • Board & Management Retreats
  • Social Impact Strategy Sessions
  • Ideation & Brainstorming Sessions
  • Project Planning Sessions
  • Team Building Events
  • Conference Planning

Their social impact consulting services:

  • CSR & Sustainability Program Strategy
  • Virtual CSR Manager Services
  • B Corporation Certification
  • Support Social Impact Assessments

VIANOVA became a B Corporation because we share many of the same values and goals as other B Corporations. As a B Corporation, we are able to contribute to a growing community of like-minded entrepreneurs whose ultimate goal is to change the world for the better through business.

The Change We Seek®

At VIANOVA, their mission it to make it easier for purpose-driven companies and nonprofits to do more, achieve more and give move. Although their services may have evolved over the years, their commitment to this mission has remained steadfast. VIANOVA has had the privilege of guiding, inspiring and supporting so many wonderful companies and nonprofits as they seek to, in their own unique way, make the world a better place for all their stakeholders.

As a company, VIANOVA is committed to responsible business practices. This includes operating ethically with uncompromising integrity. They recognize their responsibility and opportunity to contribute to the well being of their key stakeholders. They support equality of human rights and charitable causes. They offer generous discounts to nonprofits and certified B Corporations.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

April 2008
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.

10
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).

32
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.

33
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.

21
6
Overall B Score
95
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: 

Environment: >51% of office supplies come from recycled materials; Policy to minimize travel; >50% of facilities near public transit; Policy to increase energy efficiency

Community: >40% of expenditures directed toward local suppliers; >50% of customers are local; >10% of profits given to charitable organizations; >50% ownership in same community as 2/3 of workforce

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