SES Consulting

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

British Columbia, Canada

Certified Since

April 2013

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Canada

SES strives to create a new kind of company that inspires others by creating amazing green jobs that employees love while empowering their growing team to help other organizations become more energy efficient. SES specializes in optimizing existing buildings using automation (direct digital controls) and leading edge efficient technologies and provides a full suite of energy efficiency services including:Energy AuditingBuilding Optimization / Re-commissioningDDC Design and OptimizationProject ManagementMonitoring and VerificationEngagement, Education and Social Marketing for OccupantsCoaching and Training for Operations StaffGreen Building Certification (LEED) In addition to helping their clients reduce their energy footprint, SES continually seeks ways to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability. Each year they donate 10% of their profits to charities whose missions are aligned with sustainability, they purchase 100% of their annual electricity usage from EcoLogo-certified green generation facilities through bullfrog power, and they have a number of sustainable office initiatives including paper-free filing systems, and incentivized sustainable transportation options for staff.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, SES Consulting earned an overall score of 114.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
114
114 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.2

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 & Engagement2.4
Corporate Accountability0.8
Ethics1.3
Transparency2.0
+ 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 32.0

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 & Wages6.4
Benefits12.4
Training & Education2.7
Worker Ownership3.3
Management & Worker Communication2.7
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture3.0

Community 28.9

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 Creation2.0
Diversity & Inclusion2.1
Civic Engagement & Giving6.7
Local Involvement11.0
Suppliers, Distributors & Product6.0

Environment 38.7

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, Plant7.3
Inputs1.6
Outputs0.8
+ Resource Conservation28.8

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.


Customers 0.0

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.

+ Serving in Need Populations0

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

2018 Overall B Impact Score114
2016 Overall B Impact Score92
2013 Overall B Impact Score98.2

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: Changemakers2019
Best For The World: Environment2019
Best For The World: Environment2018
Best For The World: Workers2015

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