Living Room Realty

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Oregon, United States

Certified Since

September 2013

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Living Room Realty is a group of professional, experienced, licensed real estate agents who specialize in Portland’s inner urban neighborhoods. They offer full service representation to buyers and sellers and a full menu of relocation servicesincluding tenant placement and property management. Their expertise spans from vintage homes and historic neighborhoods to modern architecture and green building. The company’s agents are down-to-earth, experienced professionals who deliver the highest level of personalized service. Living Room agents are committed to living and doing business with meaning. Living Room Realty is dedicated to buying 100% renewable energy, choosing local, organic or recycled whenever possible. The company is also dedicated to giving back to the community. Living Room provides outreach and education for women, minorities and first time homebuyers. Their offices serve as community spaces where they host workshops, free community education, and host monthly Art shows in collaboration with local universities and Art non profits. That each person within their community and on their planet have Living Room. The room to make a fair living and sufficient income, to live a life rich in experience and the ability to occupy a home.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Living Room Realty earned an overall score of 91.9. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
91.9
91.9 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.6

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 & Engagement2.4
Corporate Accountability0.3
Ethics0.7
Transparency5.6
+ 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 20.1

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.

Compensation & Wages8.0
Benefits2.1
Training & Education1.4
Worker Ownership2.8
Management & Worker Communication2.7
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture2.9

Community 46.5

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 Creation1.0
Diversity & Inclusion6.2
Civic Engagement & Giving7.7
Local Involvement10.5
Suppliers, Distributors & Product2.0
+ Local Economic Development17.9

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.


Environment 8.6

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, Plant4.7
Inputs3.1
Outputs0.7
+ Environment Products & Services Introduction0
+ Environmental Education & Information0

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.


Customers 0.0

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2018 Overall B Impact Score91.9
2016 Overall B Impact Score84.1
2015 Overall B Impact Score80.4

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

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