Bohlsen Group

Marketing and Public Relations Firm

Indianapolis, Indiana

United States

www.bohlsengroup.com

About Bohlsen Group

Bohlsen Group is a full-service public relations and advertising agency based in Indianapolis, committed to improving the lives of clients and the community through passionate public relations and branding campaigns and a commitment to corporate social responsibility. The agency provides creative strategy, branding, and implementation for nonprofit, corporate and entertainment and event organizations as well as authors.

Bohlsen Group combines the agility and outside-the-box approach of an independent agency with the reach and exposure of a global PR and marketing firm. Starting with a brand discovery process, Bohlsen Group counsels clients on creative solutions to achieve project goals that ultimately support their strategic direction.

Bohlsen Group’s creative capabilities include media relations, social media, graphic design, website design, media buying, photography, videography, and a one-of-a-kind street team.

The B Corp ethos matches the heart of our company culture and has challenged us to become a better company. We aim to empower our employees as corporate citizens and to make an impact in the lives of our clients and their customers and ultimately produce more meaningful interactions between brands and their customers.

The Change We Seek®

Bohlsen Group seeks to work with clients that are actively benefitting their communities through education and the arts, nonprofit service, or through innovative for-profit solutions that improve the lives of their customers. By crafting marketing strategies that match messaging with mission, Bohlsen Group produces results that are mutually beneficial for brands and their customers.

Bohlsen Group encourages corporate citizenship for staff through paid volunteering hours, recycling programs, ongoing professional development, and incentives for health and wellness initiatives such as walking meetings and biking to work. The agency has also invested substantial pro bono work for local and national nonprofits, including free professional development trainings and donated or discounted public relations campaigns.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

April 2015
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.

8
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.

25
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).

15
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.

25
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.

15
6
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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