Focus Lab srl

Advisory and research on Sustainability, CSR and Stakeholder Engagement services

Modena,

Italy

www.focus-lab.it

About Focus Lab srl

Focus Lab provides dedicated services to companies, enterprises networks, local governments and nonprofit organizations to define and implement strategies, policies and projects for sustainable innovation.

In 15 years, Focus Lab has worked with over 250 clients on various sustainability policy areas, including Corporate Social Responsibility, Green Economy Management, Smart City projects, research, using an integrated multi-stakeholder approach and co-design methods.

Focus Lab's choice to become a B Corp is due to provide evidence and take commitment coherently with its values and mission, in order to combine its own social and environmental innovation vision and practices, and provide the same value to its clients and stakeholders.

The Change We Seek®

Focus Lab support its clients to face sustainability challenges with dedicated solutions in order to create economical, social and environmental value and indirect positive impacts for a better society and world.

They combine advisory, advocacy and research activities to:

  • Help local governments and companies to implement cross-sectoral policies integrating sustainability criteria, and engaging key stakeholders in their decision making processes;
  • Provide researchs, surveys and stakeholder dialogue events in order to stimulate debate and better evaluation for new ideas, approaches, behaviours and solutions.
  • Facilitate events and processes to improve stakeholder capacities and creating partnerships for better sustainability results.
  • Develop our skills while contributing to change sustainably organizations with whom we work.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

March 2016
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.

12
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.

20
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).

27
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.

56
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.

9
6
Overall B Score
97
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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