Climate Smart Business, Inc.

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

British Columbia, Canada

Certified Since

July 2012

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Canada

Climate Smart Businesses Inc. provides training and software tools for businesses to measure their carbon footprint, identifies key opportunities for cost, energy, and carbon reduction, and communicates their efforts internally and externally.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Climate Smart Business, Inc. earned an overall score of 125.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
125.6
125.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 19.0

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 & Engagement3.1
Corporate Accountability3.0
Transparency5.3
+ Mission Locked7.5

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 23.4

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.

Compensation & Wages3.5
Benefits11.9
Training & Education0.2
Worker Ownership0.6
Management & Worker Communication5.7

Community 51.2

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 Creation1.5
Diversity & Inclusion5.7
Civic Engagement & Giving2.6
Local Involvement14.0
Suppliers, Distributors & Product5.5
+ Local Economic Development7.9
+ Designed to Give12.6

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.


Environment 13.9

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, Plant7.4
Inputs3.4
Outputs3.0

Customers 17.9

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.

+ Impact Improvement17.9
+ Serving in Need Populations0

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 Score125.6
2016 Overall B Impact Score123.7
2015 Overall B Impact Score123.7
2012 Overall B Impact Score119.4

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: Environment2018
Best For The World: Governance2018
Best For The World: Overall2018
Best For The World: Environment2017
Best For The World: Governance2017
Best For The World: Overall2017
Best For The World: Environment2015
Best For The World: Environment2014
Best For The World: Overall2014
Best For The World: Environment2013

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