Bohlsen Group

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Indiana, United States

Certified Since

April 2015

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Bohlsen Group is a unified marketing agency based in Indianapolis, committed to improving the lives of clients and the community through public relations and branding campaigns that generate momentum for their clients' brands and a commitment to corporate social responsibility. The agency provides creative strategy, branding, and implementation for nonprofit, corporate and entertainment and event organizations. Bohlsen Group combines the agility and outside-the-box approach of an independent agency with the reach and exposure of a global PR and marketing firm. Starting with a brand discovery process, Bohlsen Group identifies their clients' most compelling, newsworthy stories and the right mix of conventional and unconventional marketing tactics to share them. Bohlsen Group’s creative capabilities include media relations, social media, graphic design, media buying, content marketing, photography, videography, and a one-of-a-kind street level marketing team. The B Corp ethos matches the heart of our company culture and has challenged us to become a better company. We aim to empower our employees as corporate citizens and to make an impact in the lives of our clients and their customers and ultimately produce more meaningful interactions between brands and their customers.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Bohlsen Group earned an overall score of 80.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
80.7
80.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 19.4

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 & Engagement3.7
Ethics & Transparency5.7
+ 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 26.4

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 Security8.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.0
Career Development4.7
Engagement & Satisfaction6.8

Community 19.6

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, & Inclusion6.4
Economic Impact5.0
Civic Engagement & Giving5.5
Supply Chain Management0.5

Environment 7.2

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 Management3.8
Air & Climate1.0
Water0.0
Land & Life2.2

Customers 7.9

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 Stewardship1.7
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises3.9
+ Serving in Need Populations1.6

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 Score80.7
2017 Overall B Impact Score87.4
2015 Overall B Impact Score99.9

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