Seeds Printing

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Pennsylvania, United States

Certified Since

July 2009

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

United States

SEEDS is a green printing company comprised of environmentally conscious, creative professionals with years of experience in the fields of printing, design, marketing, writing and editing, and world-class customer service. It offers start-to-finish design consultation and production, for corporate marketing materials, books, catalogs, magazine publications, and small-business collateral material. The company is continually educating itself on the latest technologies of environmental printing and advancements in its fields and seeking ways to improve its Eco-friendly printer services. SEEDS offers environmentally friendly green printing services from initial concept to final delivery and distribution. SEEDS can assist any company, big or small, with every aspect of any printing project-and does it in a way that is environmentally friendly and cost effective. The company has an eclectic team of passionate, multi-talented professionals including leading-edge graphic and web designers, award-winning editors, marketing wizards, and mail fulfillment and delivery specialists.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Seeds Printing earned an overall score of 83.1. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
83.1
83.1 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.9

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 & Engagement1.6
Corporate Accountability3.5
Transparency2.2
+ Mission Locked7.5

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 15.1

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.

Compensation & Wages4.0
Benefits1.9
Training & Education0.9
Worker Ownership4.0
Management & Worker Communication3.2

Community 19.9

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.

Job Creation0.2
Diversity & Inclusion2.3
Civic Engagement & Giving3.1
Local Involvement4.5
Suppliers, Distributors & Product9.7

Environment 33.1

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.

Land, Office, Plant3.7
Inputs10.1
Outputs5.3
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers0.0
+ Resource Conservation13.5

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

2019 Overall B Impact Score83.1
2016 Overall B Impact Score120.3
2012 Overall B Impact Score124.6
2009 Overall B Impact Score127.6

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: Environment2018
Best For The World: Overall2018
Best For The World: Environment2017
Best For The World: Overall2017
Best For The World: Environment2016
Best For The World: Overall2016
Best For The World: Environment2015
Best For The World: Overall2015
Best For The World: Environment2014
Best For The World: Overall2014
Best For The World: Environment2013
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