Praxis Consulting Group

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Pennsylvania, United States

Certified Since

December 2007

Industry

Management consultant - nonprofits

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Praxis Consulting Group assists employee-owned, not-for-profit, and other socially responsible organizations in developing high-performing, sustainable workplaces that benefit all stakeholders. Their clients benefit from their extensive experience in leadership development, team-building, large-scale change, strategic planning, employee engagement, conflict resolution, and culture-building. An organization's culture will encourage behaviors that either support its strategies or undermine them. The beliefs and behaviors of leaders strongly influence an organization’s culture and its ability to devise and implement viable strategies. Through services addressing three key areas – leadership, strategy and culture – they assist client organizations in ensuring that their entire system is aligned to achieve their goals and missions.Praxis Consulting Group serves socially responsible businesses. They assist these triple-bottom-line companies in developing their internal structures, their leadership and their people to enable them to carry out their mission more effectively and sustainably.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Praxis Consulting Group earned an overall score of 111.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
111
111 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.3

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 & Engagement2.0
Ethics & Transparency3.3
+ 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 52.5

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 Security13.6
Health, Wellness, & Safety8.2
Career Development4.7
Engagement & Satisfaction3.7
+ Worker Owned18.4

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.


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, & Inclusion7.6
Economic Impact6.0
Civic Engagement & Giving4.3
Supply Chain Management0.5

Environment 3.2

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 Management0.0
Air & Climate0.7
Water0.0
Land & Life2.2

Customers 19.0

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 Stewardship2.6
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises13.1
+ Serving in Need Populations3.2

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

2020 Overall B Impact Score111
2017 Overall B Impact Score105.6
2014 Overall B Impact Score120.8
2012 Overall B Impact Score119.3
2007 Overall B Impact Score108

Best for the World

Every year, B Lab recognizes the B Corps that have achieved the highest verified scores in the five impact areas evaluated on the B Impact Assessment.

Best For The World: Workers2019
Best For The World: Workers2018
Best For The World: Workers2017
Best For The World: Overall2016
Best For The World: Workers2016
Best For The World: Overall2015
Best For The World: Workers2015
Best For The World: Workers2014
Best For The World: Workers2013

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