Momenta

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Manitoba, Canada

Certified Since

October 2016

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Canada

Momenta uses best practice research in the field of youth development, social work, adventure therapy, and experiential education, to ensure that programs are safe, engaging, meaningful, and challenging. It designs its programs to incorporate its core values: have fun, take care of each other, be respectful, commit and be safe. It also incorporates themes from participants' daily lives and agency defined therapeutic goals and aspirations for their group. This includes (but is not limited to): leadership development, character building, positive peer relationships, group cohesion, and coping strategies. Momenta clients include youth serving agencies, First Nations, new Canadians, youth in conflict, youth in care and youth with medical and/or behavioral diagnoses, as well as the staff teams that work with these groups. Momenta takes pride in mentoring program participants who are interested in outdoor education and youth work, helping them progress into staff positions within the organization Momenta believes in the positive change that can come from being outdoors, challenging oneself, and living and working within a community. Working with clients to ensure opportunities for this change are accessible to all has been Momenta's model since the beginning.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Momenta earned an overall score of 100.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
100.2
100.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.2

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 & Engagement2.2
Ethics & Transparency2.9
+ 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 18.2

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 Security2.1
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.7
Career Development6.2
Engagement & Satisfaction2.4

Community 20.9

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, & Inclusion7.1
Economic Impact8.6
Civic Engagement & Giving2.0
Supply Chain Management0.0

Environment 3.0

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 Management0.2
Air & Climate0.5
Water0.0
Land & Life2.2

Customers 42.7

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 Stewardship1.3
+ Health & Wellness Improvement5.8
+ Education3.3
+ Impact Improvement1.6
+ Serving Underserved Populations (Direct)30.5

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score100.2
2016 Overall B Impact Score103.8

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: Customers2019
Best For The World: Customers2018
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