Alliant International University

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

California, United States

Certified Since

December 2015

Sector

Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In

China,

Japan,

Mexico,

United States

Alliant University has been preparing students for a wide variety of professional careers for more than 90 years. Alliant provides students a real world education in a small school setting, preparing graduates to make an immediate impact in their chosen professions. Students benefit from a relevant education based on current community issues provided through a combination of classroom academic theory and in-the-field hands-on experience. This integration of theory and practice helps Alliant students be agents for innovative change, solving the real-world issues of today’s diverse, global society. In the classroom, students are exposed to a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff which encourages different viewpoints, outside-the-box thinking, and risk taking. The current student body comes from 49 states and more than 75 countries. Alliant’s faculty, students, alumni and staff are dedicated to making a positive difference in the world through professional education and practice. They measure the success of their university in part by the impact they have, both directly and indirectly, on the welfare of individuals, families, organizations, and communities.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Alliant International University earned an overall score of 98.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
98.2
98.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.3

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 & Engagement2.1
Ethics & Transparency5.1
+ Mission Locked10

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 18.9

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, & Safety6.8
Career Development2.5
Engagement & Satisfaction3.8

Community 16.7

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, & Inclusion6.1
Economic Impact3.1
Civic Engagement & Giving3.4
Supply Chain Management2.3

Environment 15.3

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 Management1.3
Air & Climate1.5
Water1.9
Land & Life2.1

Customers 29.8

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 Stewardship2.2
+ Business Model and Engagement14.9
+ Quality and Continuous Improvement3
+ Educational Outcomes3.7
+ Educational Models and Engagement2.8
+ Student Outcomes1.2
+ Student Outcomes (Traditional Students)1.7

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

2022 Overall B Impact Score98.2
2018 Overall B Impact Score83.4
2015 Overall B Impact Score104.9

Additional Documentation

Alliant International University Transparent Assessment 2022

Alliant International University Disclosure Report 2022


Best for the World

Each year, B Lab releases lists honoring the top-performing Certified B Corporations overall as well as within each Impact Area.

Best For The World: Governance2019
Best For The World: Governance2018
Best For The World: Governance2017

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