Ellio Inc

Sustainability consulting

Montreal, Quebec

Canada

ellio.ca

About Ellio Inc

Ellio is a bilingual team of 6 consultants passionate about making organizations more sustainable. Ellio is located in Montreal, Quebec, and has been working with small and large companies, municipalities, governmental and non-governmental organizations, professional associations, financial institutions, and even individuals, for over 10 years.

Ellio’s interventions could be pictured as sparks that ingnite bigger changes inside organizations, by highlighting the economic, social and environmental benefits of long term planning and systemic thinking, as well as by creating the positive conditions to making the change possible.

The Ellio team offers a wide variety of skills related to project management, stakeholder engagement, training, moderating open forum and creativity events, board participation, human resources management, environmental engineering, life cycle management, research reports, reporting, and more. Their services are articulated around 5 main areas:

  • Awareness raising, training, coaching and benchmarking
  • Strategic support (strategic planning, BNQ 21000, The Natural Step, ISO 26000)
  • Sustainable operations (life cycle management, indicators, sustainable procurement)
  • Responsible investment and impact investment (education, training, impact measurement, strategy, product development and organisational culture)
  • Stakeholder engagement, communication and reporting (GRI, reporting frameworks and online tools)

At Ellio, there is a natural propensity to customize all mandates and to use tools that stimulate creativity. Knowledge transfer and customers' empowerment are also at the core of Ellio’s work.

Our core mission, at Ellio, is to make organizations sustainable. B Corp as a natural fit both because it helps us to measure and report in a standardized way on our own key environmental, social and governance indicators, and because it connects us with a larger community of businesses with similar ambitions to ours.

The Change We Seek®

Ellio seeks for organizations to see and realize their full potential; their true sustainability on social, environmental and economic spheres.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

December 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.

22
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.

N/A
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.

44
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.

8
6
Overall B Score
100
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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