Ellevate Network

Professional Networking Membership, Education, Events

New York, New York

United States


About Ellevate Network

Ellevate Network is a global women’s network, serving as the essential resource for professional women who create, inspire and lead. Their mission is to close the gender achievement gap in business by providing women with a community to lean on and learn from. Together they #InvestInWomen

We believe in the positive impact of women in business and now, more than ever, is the time to close the gender achievement gap. Our mission has always been at the center of our business and our B Corp certification further solidifies this commitment and connects us with a movement using the power of business to drive positive social and environmental change.

The Change We Seek®

The world is a better place when women are connected. Ellevate leverages the power of their community to inspire women to become leaders in their field and mobilize them to drive change within their businesses and to invest back in other women.

Currently, women represent only 15% of Fortune 500 corporate executive officers. Now, more than ever, is the time to close the gender achievement gap in business. Study after study shows that companies with more diverse management teams have higher ROEs, lower earnings volatility, greater innovation, better stock market returns and greater client focus.

Ellevate Network seeks to change the gender landscape of business.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

February 2016

Company Score

Median Score*



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.



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.



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).



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.



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.

Overall B Score

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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