Certified B Corporation

Alberta, Canada

Certified Since

April 2023


Architecture design & planning


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In


United States

DIALOG is a multidisciplinary design practice, rising to meet the big world challenges of our time. From climate change to social equity, we seek to create meaningful and lasting improvements to the communities and environment we all share through the power of design. As a collaborative team comprising architects, urban planners and designers, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, and sustainability consultants, our approach fosters harmonious design while advancing the social aspects that DIALOG has placed at the forefront of its business model. Our portfolio spans a wide range of projects, including urban vibrancy, health and wellness, transportation, education, arts and culture, residential, retail, and commercial spaces, and mixed-use solutions encompassing an ever-expanding combination of these areas. Our core values and commitment to equitable, inclusive design are embedded into the built environment and reflected in our history of award-winning projects that positively transform the places they inhabit.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, DIALOG earned an overall score of 84.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
84.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 9.8

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 & Engagement2.9
Ethics & Transparency4.3
+ 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 31.1

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 Security9.7
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.8
Career Development5.5
Engagement & Satisfaction4.0

Community 16.8

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, & Inclusion6.1
Economic Impact5.8
Civic Engagement & Giving3.3
Supply Chain Management0.0

Environment 24.6

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 Management1.5
Air & Climate3.2
Land & Life2.7
+ Training & Collaboration3.5
+ Community4.6
+ Certification3.1
+ Materials & Codes5.4

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.

Customers 1.8

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 Stewardship1.8

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score84.2

Additional Documentation

DIALOG - Transparent Disclosure. Litigation and Clients in Controversial Industries.

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