Ginger Salon Inc

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Oregon, United States

Certified Since

June 2015

Sector

Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Ginger Salon is leading change in the hair salon industry. The company has been a Certified B Corporation since 2015. Ginger Salon is a registered Benefit Corporation in the State of Oregon. Ginger Salon is also a Certified Sustainable salon with Green Circle Salons. This means that Ginger Salon works to create a positive impact on the triple bottom line: profit, people and planet. Ginger Salon’s mission is to offer hair services and products in a welcoming environment, with a focus on promoting and supporting inclusion and the well-being of our customers, employees and community. More than 13 years ago, Ginger Salon's founder envisioned a single boutique hair salon inspired by red hair and its rare visual fabulousness, and a salon space where everyone’s unique beauty is seen and celebrated. That vision has grown and Ginger Salon continues to grow to provide safe spaces and caring personal attention for more individuals and more communities.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Ginger Salon Inc earned an overall score of 92.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
92.4
92.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.8

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 & Engagement2.4
Ethics & Transparency3.3
+ 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 31.1

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.

Financial Security11.3
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.2
Career Development4.3
Engagement & Satisfaction6.2

Community 21.9

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.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion4.1
Economic Impact5.2
Civic Engagement & Giving4.6
Supply Chain Management4.1

Environment 20.7

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.

Environmental Management6.9
Air & Climate4.8
Water1.4
Land & Life7.0

Customers 2.7

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.

Customer Stewardship2.7


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score92.4
2017 Overall B Impact Score80.5
2015 Overall B Impact Score83.7

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