Orbit Media Studios, Inc.

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Illinois, United States

Certified Since

January 2013

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Orbit Media Studios is a web design and development firm based in Chicago. Orbit is a community of creative and friendly professionals who are highly skilled in design, programming, project management, web marketing, and web strategy. To their clients, Orbit is an outsourced digital marketing department. Orbit is a proud member of the Chicago community. They strive to educate and collaborate with like-minded businesses in Chicago to make a difference both environmentally and socially. Orbit began Chicago Cause, as a philanthropic partnership between several other Chicago businesses. We've donated over $660,000 in marketing services, including web design, digital marketing, and SEO to local Chicago nonprofits. Without Chicago, there would be no Orbit. Orbit is committed to being active participants in the Chicago-area community through Chicago Cause and other charitable initiatives. Orbit hopes to inspire others to become part of this historic movement.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Orbit Media Studios, Inc. earned an overall score of 91.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
91.4
91.4 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 & Engagement0.4
Ethics & Transparency4.8
+ 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 37.5

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 Security11.6
Health, Wellness, & Safety10.2
Career Development6.1
Engagement & Satisfaction7.5

Community 22.7

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, & Inclusion6.8
Economic Impact6.6
Civic Engagement & Giving3.6
Supply Chain Management5.5

Environment 7.6

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.

Environmental Management3.5
Air & Climate0.6
Water0.3
Land & Life2.5

Customers 8.2

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 Stewardship5.0
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises3.2

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

2022 Overall B Impact Score91.4
2018 Overall B Impact Score80.5
2016 Overall B Impact Score81
2013 Overall B Impact Score81.3

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