Chandos Construction

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Alberta, Canada

Certified Since

May 2016

Industry

Contracting & building

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

Canada

Chandos is one of North America’s most innovative and collaborative general contractors. They are 100% employee owned and are proud to be the first and largest B Corp certified commercial general contractor in North America, meaning they put their values at the centre of everything they do. Chandos Construction continuously innovates by championing Collaborative Construction - leading to more efficiency, cost savings and a much better working experience for everyone.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Chandos Construction earned an overall score of 107.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
107.4
107.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 10.0

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 & Engagement1.6
Corporate Accountability1.3
Ethics1.2
Transparency3.3
+ Mission Locked2.5

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 48.1

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.

Compensation & Wages6.9
Benefits9.9
Training & Education1.1
Worker Ownership5.2
Management & Worker Communication1.8
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture1.1
Occupational Health & Safety1.2
+ Worker Owned18.4

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.


Community 15.3

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.

Job Creation2.1
Diversity & Inclusion1.1
Civic Engagement & Giving4.3
Local Involvement5.3
Suppliers, Distributors & Product2.1

Environment 33.8

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.

Land, Office, Plant2.8
Inputs1.9
Outputs0.5
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers2.2
+ Training & Collaboration1.6
+ Community4.1
+ Construction Practices12.1
+ Safety7.5

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

2019 Overall B Impact Score107.4
2016 Overall B Impact Score91.1

Best for the World

Every year, B Lab recognizes the B Corps that have achieved the highest verified scores in the five impact areas evaluated on the B Impact Assessment.

Best For The World: Workers2018
Best For The World: Workers2017

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