SavinGreen

Telco, Energy brokerage, LED lighting, Business Support, NFP Fundraising

Melbourne, Victoria

Australia

www.savingreen.com.au

About SavinGreen

SavinGreen was established to demonstrate that adopting the principles of "people, planet, profits"​, a commercial business model could be created to enable all Australians to be involved in contributing to environmental sustainability, simply by making a conscious choice about where services they use everyday are obtained from. Their model is not reliant on government legislation, is simple, understandable, and achieved without additional charge to, or excessive investment of time by their clients.

SavinGreen captures the power of consumerism via their "Tree Planting Policy." This directly ties the action and decision of our consumers to the planting of trees, not to company profit. Based on the terms of this Policy, SavinGreen makes voluntary contributions to Carbon Neutral, an Australian Profit for Purpose Company based in W.A, specializing in native biodiversity reforestation. The impact of this activity extends well beyond simply planting trees: it impacts positively on the native fauna, the local community and our climate. Through this model SavinGreen has been responsible for the planting of over 50,000 trees and is a Platinum Supporter of Carbon Neutral.

SavinGreen in an independent Telecommunications Service Provider, specializing in NBN, and Digital Phone Services, Business Solutions, and Energy Services (Gas and Electricity Brokering). SavinGreen also have a range of Australian Designed LED Dimmable Downlights, which can be installed by simply changing the light globe.

When we started in 2009, there was no name for our business model, but we knew we had to do something to make a difference. Becoming a B Corp has helped define our philosophy and connects us with like minded organizations, to be part of a community. B Corp certification is also and independent affirmation that we do what we say we do.

The Change We Seek®

SavinGreen believes the key to change is to harness the power of conscious consumerism. By encouraging people to think and investigate the choices they make for services they use everyday, they believe positive environmental and social impact can be generated without being reliant on governments or large corporate.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

October 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.

10
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.

24
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).

N/A
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.

38
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.

11
6
Overall B Score
83
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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