Jason Wiener, P.C.

legal and business consulting services

Boulder, Colorado

United States

www.jrwiener.com

About Jason Wiener | P.C.

Jason is the Principal at Jason Wiener, P.C., a boutique law and business consulting practice providing expertise to social enterprises and mission-driven business models of all sizes and in all phases. Jason’s specialty is in sharing economy law, social and regenerative enterprise, public benefit corporations, employee-ownership and cooperatives. Jason has been the in house General Counsel with Namaste Solar (an employee-owned cooperative and certified B-Corp), following a previous life at a large litigation firm in New York City, and before that, with a small labor law firm in Boston. Jason advises Boards of Directors, executive strategy teams, HR professionals, business development teams, CFO’s and finance teams, and leads government affairs and policy efforts on behalf of clients. He has drafted, negotiated and helped close residential, commercial, operations and maintenance, and consulting contracts for over 15 megawatts of DG solar PV systems. Jason has been chief architect and has incorporated several social enterprises and cooperatives and has advised numerous clients through socially responsible recapitalizations and conversions to cooperatively owned business models. Jason is a past Board President of the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association. He is the 2014 winner of the COSEIA President’s Award, the 2013 winner of the Denver Business Journal’s “Best Corporate Counsel” award and has been profiled in the Suffolk Alumni Magazine and Colorado Law Weekly.

Jason holds a B.S. from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and a J.D. cum laude from Suffolk University Law School, where he received honors with a concentration in international law. He has published more than 6 scholarly law review articles on international, human rights and renewable energy topics and speaks regularly about worker-owned and cooperative business model, as well as DG solar PV policy and sharing economy legal issues. Jason is an adjunct professor in CSU’s Global Sustainability and Social Enterprise program, where he teaches an MBA course on business law and ethics. He is also a guest lecturer at C.U. Law’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic.

His hobbies include mountain biking, hiking and running with his two dogs, coffee, cooking and traveling, preferably all at the same time and with his amazing wife, Meghan.

The Change We Seek®

Founded on and committed to building a regenerative and sustainable economy, Jason Wiener | P.C. is a boutique legal and business consulting practice, which specializes in mission-driven companies, social and environmental enterprise, and impact services, by providing affordable, accessible and responsive general outside counsel services for all phases and facets of business.

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.

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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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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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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
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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