Certified B Corporation

British Columbia, Canada

Certified Since

October 2021


Social networks & info sharing


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In



United Kingdom,

United States

PlaceSpeak is a location-based public engagement platform. PlaceSpeak’s pioneering civic network strengthens public trust and ultimately builds stronger communities. PlaceSpeak’s mission is to enable evidence-based decision making. It accomplishes this by authenticating the digital identity of participants to their physical location while protecting individual privacy. PlaceSpeak’s high-level vision reflects its founding commitment to democratic principles including popular control, transparency and accountability. PlaceSpeak's citizen-centric model puts people at the heart of the process. Our civic network makes it easy for people to stay informed and have a say on local issues, while ensuring that individual privacy is protected. PlaceSpeak provides decision-makers with confidence that the feedback collected is coming from real, relevant people – not bots or trolls. PlaceSpeak’s feedback toolkit makes it easy to engage community members and collect highly defensible qualitative and quantitative feedback data. Our unique geo-verification technology connects participants’ digital identity to their physical location, ensuring that the feedback collected can confidently be used for evidence-based decision-making.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, PlaceSpeak earned an overall score of 90.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
90.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 21.7

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/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 & Engagement5.4
Ethics & Transparency6.3
+ 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 17.3

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & 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 Security6.4
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.0
Career Development2.9
Engagement & Satisfaction3.3

Community 20.8

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & 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, & Inclusion9.5
Economic Impact4.2
Civic Engagement & Giving4.2

Environment 11.5

Environment 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 Management2.8
Air & Climate1.5
Land & Life1.7

Customers 18.8

Customers 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 & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship3.4
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises15.3

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

2021 Overall B Impact Score90.3

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