Certified B Corporation

South Australia, Australia

Certified Since

November 2023


Management consultant - nonprofits


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In


Escient is an employee-owned business and digital consultancy firm with a purpose to help shape the future for organisations, people and planet. We help organisations deal with today’s ever-changing landscape so they can thrive in its complexity. And, we help them make a more positive impact, by becoming more human and being purpose led. Our values sit at the heart of how we do this. Being selfless, courageous, and creative and underpinned by our human superpower of empathy, is how we deliver better experiences for our clients which we believe deliver better results. We focus on helping organisations through the following key challenges: Dealing with Change: Helping leaders build strong, adaptable and resilient organisations that are ready for a future that’s undefined. Becoming more Human: Helping organisations take a more human- centric approach to the way they design their organisations and how deliver for their people and customers. Delivering on their Purpose: Helping organisations act more purposefully, enabling them to have a more positive impact on people, society, and the planet. Navigating Complexity: Helping organisations find clarity in the complexity – to understand and navigate the ever-changing world and make and deliver on the decisions and strategies that m

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Escient earned an overall score of 90.1. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
90.1 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.7

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 & Engagement2.6
Ethics & Transparency4.1
+ 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 31.0

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 Security10.6
Health, Wellness, & Safety5.3
Career Development6.0
Engagement & Satisfaction8.0

Community 17.0

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, & Inclusion9.6
Economic Impact2.5
Civic Engagement & Giving3.2
Supply Chain Management0.0

Environment 5.1

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 Management3.4
Air & Climate0.4
Land & Life1.2

Customers 20.0

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 Stewardship2.2
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises10
+ Serving in Need Populations7.7

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

2023 Overall B Impact Score90.1

Additional Documentation

Escient_Disclosure Report_CCI_2023

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