BlueDot

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Ontario, Canada

Certified Since

November 2013

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Canada,

United States

BlueDot (formerly known as BioDiaspora) develops risk assessment technology that enables global leaders to accurately predict and anticipate how emerging infectious disease threats will spread around the world. This capability was scientifically validated during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic and published in the New England Journal of Medicine. BlueDot technology is extensively used by United States Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization, Public Health Agency of Canada, and other leading institutions that seek to mitigate against the health and economic risks of infectious diseases. BlueDot technology is an advanced web-based enterprise solution that has an integrated live stream of global epidemic intelligence from worldwide infectious disease surveillance systems and contextualizes these threats by integrating an extensive number of datasets pertaining to human and animal populations, climate, health system environments, economic conditions, and many other factors. BlueDot users can conduct in-depth analysis of the continuously evolving architecture of the global airline transportation network and the origins, travel routes, and destinations of more than two billion passengers who pass through it every year.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, BlueDot earned an overall score of 86.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
86.3
86.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.1

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 & Engagement2.6
Ethics & Transparency3.4
+ 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 36.3

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 Security9.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety10.0
Career Development6.4
Engagement & Satisfaction7.0

Community 15.7

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, & Inclusion5.3
Economic Impact6.0
Civic Engagement & Giving2.4
Supply Chain Management0.3

Environment 4.0

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 Management0.2
Air & Climate0.7
Water0.3
Land & Life2.7

Customers 14.0

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 Stewardship1.8
+ Health & Wellness Improvement12.2

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 Score86.3
2018 Overall B Impact Score80
2016 Overall B Impact Score80.3
2013 Overall B Impact Score80

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: Workers2016

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