Above Green LLC

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Virginia, United States

Certified Since

April 2016

Industry

Other professional, scientific & tech

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Above Green works with developers, architects, and contractors from all over the United States to help achieve one important goal — sustainable building. A healthy environment and healthy buildings go hand in hand. Founded in 2007, Above Green was started with this mission in mind. LEED isn’t the easiest certification program, but knowing of its importance, founders Vincent Bataoel and Nelina Loiselle set out to help builders navigate the intricacies of LEED, Wells, SITES, and the like. Above Green’s goal is to participate in the current building revolution. With other B Corp companies, Above Green will help developers reduce their buildings’ environmental impact all over the world in an effort to make the world a healthier place.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Above Green LLC earned an overall score of 101.8. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
101.8
101.8 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 10.0

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 & Engagement0.3
Corporate Accountability0.0
Transparency2.1
+ Mission Locked7.5

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 30.1

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.

Compensation & Wages11.3
Benefits4.0
Training & Education2.9
Worker Ownership2.6
Management & Worker Communication8.4

Community 26.0

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.

Job Creation1.2
Diversity & Inclusion5.0
Civic Engagement & Giving8.8
Local Involvement7.0
Suppliers, Distributors & Product4.0

Environment 35.6

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.

Land, Office, Plant4.9
Inputs0.9
Outputs1.1
+ Resource Conservation27.7

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 Score101.8
2016 Overall B Impact Score97.9

Best for the World

Every year, B Lab recognizes the B Corps that have achieved the highest verified scores in the five impact areas evaluated on the B Impact Assessment.

Best For The World: Environment2019
Best For The World: Workers2018
Best For The World: Workers2017

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