361 Degrees Strategic Engagement & Communications

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Western Australia, Australia

Certified Since

August 2014

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Australia

361 Degrees Strategic Engagement Services (previously Stakeholder Engagement Services) is an innovative consulting company delivering strategic engagement, communications, change management and innovative thinking using systems methodologies. 361 Degrees was the first company in Western Australian to receive B Corporation certification and is proud to be a founding partner of B Corp Australia and New Zealand. 361 Degrees has served the Western Australian community since 2006, providing strategic engagement and specialised training services to industry, government and the community sectors. Their services include strategic thinking and planning, stakeholder engagement and communications and project communication management services. The business operates under a unique model, where consultants freely associate and collaborate under a single mission; to be engaged in meaningful activities that build individual and organisational capacity to achieve positive social, economic and environmental change. People are at the core of the business philosophy and share a belief in the power of engagement, ideas, creativity and the value of exploring future possibilities. 361 Degrees also operates as a networked enterprise, using the benefits of technology to create virtual workspaces.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, 361 Degrees Strategic Engagement & Communications earned an overall score of 81.9. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
81.9
81.9 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 5.2

The Governance Impact Area evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social and environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement0.6
Ethics & Transparency2.1
+ Mission Locked2.5

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.


Workers 20.1

The Workers Impact Area evaluates a company's contributions to its employees' financial security, health and safety, wellness, career development, as well as overall engagement and satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security4.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.0
Career Development2.8
Engagement & Satisfaction3.5

Community 22.1

The Community Impact Area evaluates a company's engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity, and inclusion; economic impact; civic engagement; charitable giving; and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion4.9
Economic Impact10.7
Civic Engagement & Giving3.0
Supply Chain Management0.0

Environment 8.7

The Environment Impact Area evaluates a company's overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company's operations and, when applicable, its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management1.4
Air & Climate3.6
Water0.0
Land & Life0.0

Customers 25.5

The Customers Impact Area evaluates a company's stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts and media products, serving underserved customers or clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship2.8
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises3.4
+ Impact Improvement15.7
+ Serving in Need Populations3.5

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score81.9
2016 Overall B Impact Score83.1
2014 Overall B Impact Score99.4

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