Shared Value Solutions

Certified B Corporation

Ontario, Canada

Certified Since

April 2014


Environmental consulting


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In


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 98.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
98.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.3

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 & Engagement2.9
Ethics & Transparency4.3
+ 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 30.9

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 Security9.7
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.3
Career Development7.3
Engagement & Satisfaction3.4

Community 20.3

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, & Inclusion6.2
Economic Impact6.5
Civic Engagement & Giving4.1
Supply Chain Management1.5

Environment 28.4

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 Management1.1
Air & Climate0.1
Land & Life1.0
+ Environmental Education & Information24.2

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.

Customers 1.2

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 Stewardship1.2

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score98.3
2019 Overall B Impact Score93.7
2016 Overall B Impact Score99.1
2014 Overall B Impact Score84

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