Edge Impact

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

New South Wales, Australia

Certified Since

April 2016

Industry

Environmental consulting

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Australia,

Chile,

New Zealand,

United States

Sydney based sustainability consultancy Edge Impact was established for the purpose of bringing value to organisations and people by effectively measuring, understanding and managing sustainability based on sound science. Edge’s team aspire is to be at the forefront of environmental change delivering pioneering work and solutions that create a positive legacy. Edge is a leading solutions provider and partner for life cycle thinking, industrial ecology, resource efficiency, sustainability measurement, supply chain management, procurement, and climate change adaptation. Edge is actively involved in researching innovative ways to address sustainability challenges in partnership with their clients. Edge strategy for being the preferred company to work with and for is to be a constant innovator. It is in Edge’s DNA to invest in and constantly explore better ways to create value and innovate for good. Edge believes sustainability will only become the norm for organisations when it can be reliably measured and understood. Edge wants to be part of the solution, to fill the significant gap between recognising the problem we face from a planetary and societal perspective, and being able to address the issues within the economies in which we all operate.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Edge Impact earned an overall score of 100.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
100.4
100.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 19.7

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 & Engagement3.9
Ethics & Transparency5.8
+ 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 27.0

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 Security8.5
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.2
Career Development5.0
Engagement & Satisfaction5.6

Community 18.0

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, & Inclusion3.3
Economic Impact6.5
Civic Engagement & Giving3.3
Supply Chain Management2.5

Environment 7.0

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 Management0.3
Air & Climate4.4
Water0.0
Land & Life2.2

Customers 28.5

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 Stewardship1.7
+ Impact Improvement26.7

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

2022 Overall B Impact Score100.4
2018 Overall B Impact Score93.7
2016 Overall B Impact Score93.4

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: Customers2019

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