Cause Strategy Partners, LLC

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

New York, United States

Certified Since

February 2016

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Cause Strategy Partners, LLC, is a consulting social enterprise that provides strategic counsel and high-impact programming to foundations, companies and social good organizations with a specialized focus on building both board and executive leadership. Cause Strategy Partners has extensive experience partnering with local, regional and national foundations; Fortune 500 corporate social responsibility and HR/talent teams; and nonprofit boards of directors, chief executives and staff leaders. Cause Strategy Partners' signature program, BoardLead, recruits and places earlier- and mid-career professionals from Fortune 500 companies on the boards of impactful nonprofit organizations. BoardLead matches professionals according to their skills and interests, trains them on effective governance practices, and provided access to a board expert early in their tenure to troubleshoot challenges or answer questions that develop in the first few months of service. Cause Strategy Partners believes that every social good organization with promising solutions should have access to top talent in their community. When governed and led by outstanding executive and board leadership, social good organizations will not only survive, but thrive.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Cause Strategy Partners, LLC earned an overall score of 83.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
83.3
83.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.8

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 & Engagement3.4
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 23.6

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 Security10.0
Health, Wellness, & Safety2.0
Career Development5.7
Engagement & Satisfaction5.8

Community 29.5

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, & Inclusion7.8
Economic Impact8.5
Civic Engagement & Giving9.5

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 Management2.8
Air & Climate0.0
Water0.0
Land & Life1.0

Customers 6.0

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 Stewardship3.2
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises1
+ Serving in Need Populations1.7

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

2021 Overall B Impact Score83.3
2018 Overall B Impact Score83.3
2016 Overall B Impact Score92.5

Best for the World

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Best For The World: Changemakers2018

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