Estudios y Consultorias Focus

Certified B Corporation

Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

Certified Since

October 2012


Other personal services


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In


focus is a research and consulting firm based in Santiago, Chile that specializes in public policies, investigation, program planning, assessment, design and implementation and advisory in social development matters in both the private and public sectors. focus' expertise covers a variety of topics such as education, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and community link, childhood in vulnerable conditions, family strengthening, human environment, local and territorial development and social development. Focus intends to develop and strengthen innovative, relevant, efficient and effective social policies and programs that will impact people and the society, especially the most vulnerable ones. It seeks to cooperate in the construction of an integrated world in which every person has the opportunities and tools to be the protagonist of their own and society's development.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Estudios y Consultorias Focus earned an overall score of 117.1. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
117.1 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 12.5

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 & Engagement1.3
Corporate Accountability0.3
+ Mission Locked7.5

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 30.8

The Workers Impact Area evaluates a company's contributions to its employees' financial security, health and safety, wellness, career development, as well as overall engagement and 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.

Compensation & Wages14.1
Training & Education1.7
Worker Ownership1.1
Management & Worker Communication2.8
Human Rights & Labor Policy0.4
Occupational Health & Safety0.7

Community 20.5

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.

Job Creation3.6
Diversity & Inclusion4.7
Civic Engagement & Giving4.7
Local Involvement6.7
Suppliers, Distributors & Product0.0

Environment 4.7

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, Plant1.9

Customers 48.6

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.

+ Education18.9
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises0.9
+ Serving in Need Populations28.8

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

2017 Overall B Impact Score117.1
2015 Overall B Impact Score102.6
2012 Overall B Impact Score85.3

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: Changemakers2019
Best For The World: Customers2019
Best For The World: Changemakers2018
Best For The World: Customers2018
Best For The World: Changemakers2017
Best For The World: Customers2017
Best For The World: Workers2013

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