Idealist Consulting

Technology Consulting

Portland, Oregon

United States

idealistconsulting.com

About Idealist Consulting

Idealist Consulting helps progressive organizations grow through technology. Ideealist Consulting is made up of innovators, problem-solvers, and listeners who help you deepen your relationships through Salesforce, marketing automation, and custom application development.

Becoming a B Corporation was a perfect fit for Idealist Consulting because it allows them to do well as a business while doing good as part of the global community.

The Change We Seek®

Idealist Consulting was founded by a Peace Corps volunteer who had a vision for a better way of doing business. Today, that vision is realized through their unique people-first culture serving nonprofits and small businesses. They are proud supporters of their local community and a long-time B Corp using business as a force for good.

Our values:

  • Stay Human
  • Drive Change
  • Believe in Impact
  • Nurture Community
  • Make Time to Play

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

March 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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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Overall B Score
89
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: >75% recycled office supplies; >5% renewable energy; policies to minimize corporate travel

Community: actively recruit minority-owned suppliers; annual donations of consulting time

Miscellany: 

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