Urban Mining PBC

Electronics Recycling and End-of-Life IT Asset Management

Jacksonville, Florida

United States

urbanminingpbc.com

About Urban Mining PBC

Urban Mining is a technology company focused on providing innovative solutions for the management of end-of-life electronics and the recycling of e-waste in manner that promotes the stewardship of the environment.

Urban Mining is a unique company in a space where environmental commitment and corporate social responsibility are often viewed as marketing rhetoric or a “cost of doing business” to win the hearts and dollars of larger enterprise clients. That’s just not how they think!

They’re using technology, data and a smarter approach to recover material from printed circuit boards to reduce costs and deliver value far beyond traditional recycling. Their solutions cover the full range of IT asset management and disposition; DoD compliant data destruction, resale of assets with marketable value and the complete teardown of old electronics.

Their commitment to the environment and community, combined with their disruptive technology and innovative approach adds value for their partners that is unsurpassed in the industry.

We’re passionate about improving the environment by reducing the impact of the ever growing amount of electronic waste and promoting the stewardship of the environment. Too often environmental commitment and corporate social responsibility are used as marketing rhetoric to win the hearts and dollars of the public. Our commitment to our neighbors, our community and the world runs deep. B. Corp. provides a community of likeminded individuals and companies whose commitment and actions have been validated. They are authentic in what they believe, what they say and what they do. We couldn't imagine better company to keep.

The Change We Seek®

Urban Mining's mission is to continually minimize the impact of human progress on the earth’s natural resources through our dedication to improving the environment with innovative, environmentally safe solutions for managing the ever growing amount of electronic waste.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

December 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.

34
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.

17
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.

46
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.

19
6
Overall B Score
116
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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