South Boston, Massachusetts
About Tech Networks of Boston
Tech Networks is a Boston-based information services company who works collaboratively with mission-based organizations to enhance their effective use of information technology. TNB lives by the motto, “we’re better together.” Working together, Tech Networks can reduce the cost of an organization’s IT services while making life easier for end users. Because every budget is different, the TNB staff is trained to collaborate with a company’s staff to jointly provide the kind of support that an organization needs.
Our clients identify and meet their information technology requirements by supplementing internal IT resources with additional staff and services available from Tech Networks. Our services include IT strategic planning and assessment services, IT services management, project management, data integration, software development, web design, systems engineering, training, deskside support, and 24/7 support services including end-user support, remote server monitoring and emergency onsite service.
TNB is also a leader in service to the community. We contribute financially and through hands-on work. Our partnerships include talent development with the Shriver Job Corps, protecting our climate with the Climate Action Liaison Coalition, and promoting nonprofit fundraisers through our Boston Charity Events newsletter and website. Participating generously and responsibly in our local, business, client and world communities are a core value of TNB.
Tech Networks of Boston’s double-digit growth rate has brought national recognition from the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. Other awards include a Green Business Award from the City of Boston, MSP 250 Most Influential IT Service Providers, and the MHT Tech Citizenship award.
The Change We Seek®
Tech Networks of Boston’s Mission is to empower positive change in the world by enabling mission driven organizations with the tools and technologies that extend their reach and improve their impact so that they achieve their mission.
TNB strives to:
- Enable organizations to use innovative and effective tools to serve human needs.
- Foster a community of practice so that our clients build a mature information services aligned with their mission and goals.
- Engage with people at all levels of our client organizations so that they learn, manage information, and communicate easily in a safe and supportive computing environment.
- Create one thousand skilled IT workers in 10 years.
What makes us a better company?
B Impact Report
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||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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