Liquid Blue

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

California, United States

Certified Since

March 2021

Industry

Arts & entertainment

Sector

Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Costa Rica,

United States

Liquid Blue is a multi-award-winning international party band for exclusive events. Through the power of music, education, and positive actions, Liquid Blue, a California Benefit Corporation, and its owner, Scott Stephens, strive to use our music business as a force for good. We are the first musical group to become designated as a “Certified B Corp” and active members of “1% for the Planet.” The San Diego-based ensemble is the world’s most traveled band and therefore has a unique perspective on world affairs which permeates the band’s music and the mindsets of these musicians who have experienced so much of planet Earth. Through carbon-offsets, Liquid Blue strives to be a carbon-neutral business. Liquid Blue was designated a “Green Business” by the County of San Diego, Department of Environmental Health, Community Health Division. We party for the planet!

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Liquid Blue earned an overall score of 88.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
88.4
88.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 21.6

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 & Engagement4.5
Ethics & Transparency7.1
+ 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.


Community 34.2

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, & Inclusion6.4
Economic Impact13.3
Civic Engagement & Giving6.1
Supply Chain Management3.1

Environment 10.1

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 Management1.2
Air & Climate1.3
Water0.5
Land & Life1.1

Customers 22.4

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 Stewardship3.1
+ Arts, Media, & Culture19.2

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score88.4

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