Realize Strategies

Consulting, Recruitment and Advisory Services

Vancouver, BC

Canada

www.realize.coop

About Realize Strategies

Realize Strategies delivers strategic services for impact driven businesses. Their value-based consulting services provide full-circle support of your strategic planning, business planning, performance reviews, financial reviews, HR management, social enterprise development, governance development and training, innovation management, research, and any other needs large or small. They deliver actionable solutions for complex problems.

Their experienced team and technical resources allow them to effectively and efficiently find strong leadership tailored to their clients’ needs and mission. Their value-added approach to Search utilizes their strategic tools and draws from the most extensive pool of talent for impact-driven businesses in the province. They provide full support throughout the entire search process to find the right leadership to strengthen your organization.

We are a value based and mission driven organization. We work towards creating a positive impact for the communities we work in and the people within them. B-Corp directly aligns with our values and mission. We saw value in having an independent certification that gives our stakeholders confidence and assurance that our values are intrinsic to everything we produce and do.

The Change We Seek®

Realize Strategies seeks to use business as force for good to create economies and communities that are just, fair and inclusive. They also seek to change the way that businesses operate by putting mission and impact ahead of profit.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

January 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.

9
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.

35
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).

17
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.

37
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.

22
6
Overall B Score
121
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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