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Humanitarian Advisory Group

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Victoria, Australia

Certified Since

June 2016

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Countries of Operations

Australia,

Indonesia,

Vanuatu

Humanitarian Advisory Group is an Australian-based social enterprise founded in 2012 to elevate the profile of humanitarian action in Asia and the Pacific region. They provide a unique space for thinking, research technical advice, evaluations and training that can positively contribute to excellence in humanitarian practice. They use research and evidence to inform practice contributing to effective humanitarian action. They build networks and strong relationships between different actors and enjoy sharing learning and resources that make humanitarians in the region collective stronger.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Humanitarian Advisory Group earned an overall score of 104.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
104
104 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 11.9

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 & Engagement3.0
Corporate Accountability1.6
Transparency4.8
+ Mission Locked2.5

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 26.7

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 & Wages6.5
Benefits11.5
Training & Education1.9
Worker Ownership2.6
Management & Worker Communication4.1

Community 25.5

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 Creation1.8
Diversity & Inclusion9.6
Civic Engagement & Giving8.3
Local Involvement4.6
Suppliers, Distributors & Product0.0
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation0

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 10.6

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, Plant9.5
Inputs0.7
Outputs0.3

Customers 29.1

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.

+ Impact Improvement9.7
+ Serving in Need Populations19.4

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

2018 Overall B Impact Score104
2016 Overall B Impact Score121.6

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: Overall2018
Best For The World: Customers2018
Best For The World: Customers2017
Best For The World: Overall2017

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