Global Prairie

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Missouri, United States

Certified Since

March 2015

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Belgium,

Germany,

United States

Global Prairie was founded on the belief that business should be a force for good. We are a 100% employee-owned Benefit Corporation, providing strategic marketing consulting for leaders & organizations focused on making the world better. Since day one, we’ve been crafting business-building solutions that help our clients drive impact & cultivate a healthier world. One part creative agency, one part data analytics firm, & one part consulting company, Global Prairie unites the creativity, insight & strategy needed to drive meaningful change. Global Prairie’s expertise runs deepest in Healthcare, Government, Agriculture and Food, Sustainability, Energy, Education, & Philanthropic Organizations. We’re passionate about driving breakthrough business results for organizations that make the world a better place. And because our business model is designed for social good, it's not just the work we do – but how we work – that creates our impact. Every year, Global Prairie is proud to give 10% of our profits annually to our communities, & each team member is given nearly three weeks of paid time annually to volunteer for civic and nonprofit organizations of their choice. We boast a unique infant-at-work policy, award-winning benefits & a team of truly inspiring individuals.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Global Prairie earned an overall score of 168.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
168.4
168.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 23.6

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 & Engagement6.0
Ethics & Transparency7.6
+ 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 71.2

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 Security18.0
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.7
Career Development6.6
Engagement & Satisfaction8.0
+ Worker Owned28.8

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.


Community 45.5

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.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion7.3
Economic Impact9.0
Civic Engagement & Giving10.4
Supply Chain Management0.7
+ Designed to Give14.2

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.


Environment 13.7

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 Management6.3
Air & Climate3.1
Water0.7
Land & Life3.5

Customers 14.1

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
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises9.4
+ Serving in Need Populations1.9

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

2021 Overall B Impact Score168.4
2017 Overall B Impact Score116.7
2015 Overall B Impact Score101.9

Best for the World

Each year, B Lab releases lists honoring the top-performing Certified B Corporations overall as well as within each Impact Area.

Best For The World: Community2019
Best For The World: Workers2019
Best For The World: Workers2018

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