Coherence Collaborative

Certified B Corporation

Virginia, United States

Certified Since

December 2007


Management consultant - for-profits


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

The world is in flux. As a leader, you may feel battered by the pace of change, feeling stuck in the middle of an uncertain shift. Human evolution is taking place in our brains. Scientific studies indicate that when all the different parts of our brain operate in sync, it is called coherence. It is also referred to as being on the same wavelength. From coherence comes wisdom. Coherence Collaborative believes wisdom is the pathway to help you in this transition. If change is the only constant, there are some pillars that have stood the test of time. A multi-stakeholder triple-bottom-line approach to business is one pillar that has proven itself to be a lasting trend. Their team can effectively guide you in this journey. They take the time to assess your needs and what these mean to all the facets of your organization’s strategy. In this spirit, the Coherence Collaborative, being a Founding Certified B Corporation, is a living example of their team’s commitment to their values, which includes a deep commitment to your success. As much as they embrace best practices, they believe every situation is unique and consequently, all of their solutions are custom-designed to meet your needs. They seek to support your forward-thinking innovation, values, and financial success.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Coherence Collaborative earned an overall score of 80.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
80.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 12.0

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 & Engagement0.5
Corporate Accountability0.0
+ 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.

Community 37.3

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.

Diversity & Inclusion5.5
Civic Engagement & Giving10.7
Local Involvement18.0
Suppliers, Distributors & Product1.5

Environment 6.8

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, Plant2.0

Customers 24.5

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.

+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises14.5
+ Impact Improvement8.4
+ 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

2018 Overall B Impact Score80.6
2016 Overall B Impact Score81.5
2013 Overall B Impact Score90.1
2011 Overall B Impact Score89.5
2007 Overall B Impact Score109.5

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