Shared Value Solutions

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Ontario, Canada

Certified Since

April 2014

Industry

Environmental consulting

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Canada

Shared Value Solutions believe shared value is real. They believe that uncovering opportunities to create shared value meets real needs, and can improve lives in tangible and intangible ways. Aiming to create shared value in every project will continue to be their focus. With that aim in mind, they search for common ground, for constructive dialogue and understanding, for ways to help people foster trusting alliances. In short, they are honest brokers of relationships between potential but sometimes unlikely partners. Shared Value Solutions strive to continuously extend the reach of their shared value outcomes - beyond the artificial boundaries of processes or programs - to create benefits that matter and make sense for their community and private sector clients. They strive to think and work holistically, to understand the wider context of the work they do, and to understand where their work fits within their clients' project or program cycles.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Shared Value Solutions earned an overall score of 93.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
93.7
93.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.9

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 & Engagement3.4
Corporate Accountability0.8
Ethics1.0
Transparency3.9
+ 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 28.7

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 & Wages2.3
Benefits14.0
Training & Education1.6
Worker Ownership3.3
Management & Worker Communication2.9
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture3.1

Community 23.1

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 Creation0.7
Diversity & Inclusion4.9
Civic Engagement & Giving6.0
Local Involvement6.0
Suppliers, Distributors & Product4.5

Environment 24.9

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, Plant4.5
Inputs0.9
Outputs0.7
+ Environmental Education & Information18.3

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.


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.

+ Impact Improvement0
+ 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

2019 Overall B Impact Score93.7
2016 Overall B Impact Score99.1
2014 Overall B Impact Score84

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: Changemakers2019
Best For The World: Changemakers2018
Best For The World: Changemakers2017

B Labs Logo - Home Link

Sign up to our Insights newsletter, a monthly digest of the latest news on economic systems change from B Lab Global.

We take the security of your data seriously, read our privacy policy for further information. For newsletter communications relating to your local region, please visit Global Partner sites to subscribe.

Copyright © 2022 B Lab. All rights reserved.