Open Innovation and Systems Transformation

Santa Fe, New Mexico

United States

About SecondMuse, LLC

SecondMuse is an innovation and collaboration agency. They co-create prosperity by applying the art and science of collaboration to solve complex problems. They believe that the key to human prosperity is the coming together of diverse thinking and coordinated action to solve the really tough challenges. They create and facilitate this process.

Collaboration is their mindset, culture and method of working. SecondMuse collaborates with a posture of learning and resolve. Collaboration enables them to work with their clients to co-create and co-design between countries, organizations, communities and individuals to solve tough business and societal challenges.

With a team based in North America, Europe, Central America, Australia and Asia, they support 300 clients and partners including Fortune 500 companies, national and local governments, multi-lateral organizations and non-profits. SecondMuse has become internationally known for delivering cutting-edge innovations, partnerships and solutions. Their work has been highlighted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the White House and has won the World Bank 2011 Sustainable Development project of the year.

Our work is never done and B Corp Certification provides a framework for continued improvement. We are guided by a social mission and framework. We strive to maximize learning and positive impact. As a B Corp, we will have access to ideas, metrics and a community that can challenge and inspire us to continually increase our impact and become a better place to work.

The Change We Seek®

SecondMuse uses communities and innovation to transformation systems, to apply and refine a theory of change that creates shared understand and courses of action that address the world's toughest problems.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

January 2016

Company Score

Median Score*



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.



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.



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).



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.



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.

Overall B Score

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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