Naturescapes

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Pennsylvania, United States

Certified Since

July 2009

Sector

Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Naturescapes has been providing tranquility right outside peoples’ doors for over 35 years. They specialize in creating environmentally sensitive gardens using many native plants, rejuvenating old landscapes and creating site restorations and habitats. Watch as your yard comes alive with healthy trees, evergreens, shrubs as well as perennials and bulbs. As experts in landscaping and horticulture, they will design and install trees and shrubs that will thrive in this climate. they also install ponds and waterfalls, patios, pathways and stepways using natural materials. Whether you believe it or not, the first thing visitors notice when they approach your home are your grounds. A dull, uninspired landscape doesn’t cast the best reflection on your home (or business). Naturescapes designs and creates that specially distinctive look presently missing in your yard. Located in Paoli, Pa, these professional landscapers have an unlimited number of ideas to create a well designed environmentally sensitive, low maintenance garden that creates a space to balance your needs with the natural world.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Naturescapes earned an overall score of 84.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
84.3
84.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 12.1

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 & Engagement0.9
Ethics & Transparency1.2
+ 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 14.7

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.

Financial Security10.3
Health, Wellness, & Safety1.5
Career Development0.7
Engagement & Satisfaction1.1

Community 33.8

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, & Inclusion1.0
Economic Impact3.7
Civic Engagement & Giving2.7
Supply Chain Management1.5
+ Designed to Give22.6

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 22.7

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 Management3.3
Air & Climate5.8
Water4.3
Land & Life6.8

Customers 0.8

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 Stewardship0.8


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score84.3
2018 Overall B Impact Score97.8
2016 Overall B Impact Score87.3
2013 Overall B Impact Score81.8
2009 Overall B Impact Score126.7

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: Workers2018
Best For The World: Workers2017

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