Courtney Agencies

Certified B Corporation

British Columbia, Canada

Certified Since

August 2022


Other professional, scientific & tech


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In


United States

Company Description: Established in 1955, family-owned Courtney Agencies is a full-service licensed customs brokerage and international freight forwarding company. We are known for providing high quality, high touch services critical to businesses that move product across borders. Courtney Agencies specializes in licensed customs brokerage services for companies importing and exporting goods through the Canadian border and, through our sister company in Washington, we import and export goods at the US border. We work on behalf of Canadian companies as well as non-resident importers to clear goods through all Canadian ports of entry and by all modes of transportation – ocean, air, road or rail. Importers using courier services such as FedEx or UPS often use Courtney as their customs specialist. In the broker relationship, Courtney holds knowledge of their business and commodities, ensuring tariff classifications and free trade agreements are properly applied and all potential benefits gained. Courtney also provides international freight forwarding services. We arrange and coordinate the transportation of goods from point-to-point anywhere in the world. Through our trusted partnerships and formalized international freight networks, we provide the reach of a global firm

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Courtney Agencies earned an overall score of 86.1. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
86.1 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.9

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/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 & Engagement1.7
Ethics & Transparency3.2
+ 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 32.2

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & 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 Security8.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety10.0
Career Development7.0
Engagement & Satisfaction5.8

Community 25.4

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & 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, & Inclusion8.3
Economic Impact9.6
Civic Engagement & Giving3.0
Supply Chain Management1.0

Environment 11.5

Environment 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 Management6.5
Air & Climate1.6
Land & Life3.0

Customers 2.0

Customers 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 & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship2.0

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score86.1

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