Blue Dot Advocates, PBC

Certified B Corporation

Colorado, United States

Certified Since

October 2013


Legal activities


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Blue Dot Advocates is a network of sophisticated business, nonprofit and intellectual property lawyers driven by a desire to facilitate commercial and investment activity that improves the state of the world. In more than 32 countries, they have represented investors and companies motivated by a similar belief in the positive potential of business. Blue Dot’s investor clients range from angels and angel groups to family offices, foundations, and small funds. In aggregate, the firm’s investor clients have investable assets exceeding $1 billion. On the company side, its lawyers have collectively represented thousands of companies in industries ranging from housing and renewable energy to healthcare and mobile technology. Blue Dot represents enterprises with a core social mission, both for-profit and nonprofit. The firm helps with choice of entity and formation, founder equity and incentive compensation, intellectual property, commercial contracts, and tax planning. The firm also advises in domestic and cross-border investments, corporate structuring, and exit transactions. Blue Dot offers practical advice that meets big-firm standards, plus tested insight into how legal considerations interact with a public benefit purpose.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Blue Dot Advocates, PBC earned an overall score of 100.8. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
100.8 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 20.4

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/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 & Engagement3.9
Ethics & Transparency6.5
+ 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 29.5

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & 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 Security14.0
Health, Wellness, & Safety5.1
Career Development4.7
Engagement & Satisfaction5.5

Community 21.2

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & 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, & Inclusion3.4
Economic Impact7.8
Civic Engagement & Giving6.1
Supply Chain Management1.0

Environment 7.4

Environment 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 Management2.8
Air & Climate0.1
Land & Life1.0

Customers 22.1

Customers 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 & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship1.1
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises12.9
+ Serving in Need Populations7.9

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

2021 Overall B Impact Score100.8
2018 Overall B Impact Score100.9
2015 Overall B Impact Score86.7
2013 Overall B Impact Score80.5

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