Marvellous Maps (Squeaky Wheels Ltd)

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

England, United Kingdom

Certified Since

November 2021

Industry

Books or other media

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

United Kingdom

Marvellous Maps (trading name of Squeaky Wheels Ltd) is an independent British business, founded in 2014, whose fun, comprehensively-researched paper maps entertain and inspire people to discover and enjoy Britain’s best bits. We strive to be a ‘good’ business by considering the impact of our activities on people and the planet (not just on profit), with a particular focus on minimising our environmental impact. We are proud to supply the Ordnance Survey and partner with 3 amazing British environmental charities, Trees for Life, Surfers Against Sewage and the John Muir Trust. Our small, remote-working team is based all over Britain from the Sussex coast to the wilds of the Cairngorms, and includes two 'B Leaders' who are always happy to talk to other businesses looking to become certified B Corporations, gossip about greenwashing or chat through other challenges. Get in touch any time!

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Marvellous Maps (Squeaky Wheels Ltd) earned an overall score of 94.9. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
94.9
94.9 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.0

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 & Engagement3.4
Ethics & Transparency3.6
+ 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 30.5

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 Security10.0
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.5
Career Development3.4
Engagement & Satisfaction5.0

Community 20.0

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, & Inclusion4.2
Economic Impact5.0
Civic Engagement & Giving1.7
Supply Chain Management5.9

Environment 23.5

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 Management3.5
Air & Climate8.1
Water0.8
Land & Life4.5

Customers 3.6

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 Stewardship3.6


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score94.9

Additional Documentation

Marvellous Maps - Environmental Impact Report 2021


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