Professional Data Analysts

Certified B Corporation

Minnesota, United States

Certified Since

August 2019


Other professional, scientific & tech


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Professional Data Analysts (PDA) has been transforming data into actionable insights since 1984. Their mission is to create positive social impact by providing tailored data-centric solutions that move public health initiatives forward. PDA strives to impact communities and populations by partnering with government agencies, non-profits, foundations, universities, and medical institutions to evaluate programs, analyze data, and build data collection and reporting applications. PDA uses data to create meaning and serve as a catalyst for action. Their work informs decision making, demonstrates effectiveness, ensures accountability, and helps plan for the future. Lifelong learning is at the heart of PDA. Staff engage in professional development activities regularly and encourage clients to challenge assumptions and innovate in order to deliver equitable and effective data-driven solutions. PDA is active in the local evaluation community and works to continuously improve the field. PDA supports its local community through financial backing and service projects. PDA is committed to using only post-consumer recycled office supplies and engages in extensive recycling efforts to minimize their impact on the environment.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Professional Data Analysts earned an overall score of 113.9. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
113.9 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.0

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 & Engagement3.1
Ethics & Transparency3.9
+ 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 31.9

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 Security12.3
Health, Wellness, & Safety7.6
Career Development6.4
Engagement & Satisfaction5.6

Community 21.3

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, & Inclusion3.5
Economic Impact8.3
Civic Engagement & Giving6.0
Supply Chain Management2.3

Environment 11.6

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 Management4.2
Air & Climate3.1
Land & Life3.0

Customers 31.8

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 Stewardship3.6
+ Impact Improvement28.2

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

2023 Overall B Impact Score113.9
2019 Overall B Impact Score108.5

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