Singlebrook Technology

Certified B Corporation

New York, United States

Certified Since

March 2009


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Singlebrook is a custom web software firm based in Ithaca, NY. Singlebrook builds and maintains websites and web applications for universities, Fortune 500 companies, social enterprises, and other businesses in Drupal and Ruby on Rails. Singlebrook is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) and a certified B Corp. Singlebrook aims to use technology in ways that will make the world a better place, and they seek out employees, clients, vendors and partners that share this vision. The company is proud to be part of a growing movement of companies using the power of business for social good. Singlebrook values its employees, community (both local and global), and environment, while it works for its clients' success. The company offers excellent benefits and compensation for its employees, makes sustainability a priority in all of its business practices, and donates its services and a portion of its profits to several charitable organizations in its community and nationwide.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Singlebrook Technology earned an overall score of 97.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
97.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 19.6

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 & Engagement3.1
Corporate Accountability1.0
+ 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 35.6

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 & Wages12.4
Training & Education2.2
Worker Ownership2.6
Management & Worker Communication8.4

Community 32.0

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 Creation1.2
Diversity & Inclusion7.5
Civic Engagement & Giving6.9
Local Involvement11.6
Suppliers, Distributors & Product3.5

Environment 6.2

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, Plant4.3

Customers 3.7

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.

+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises3.5
+ Serving in Need Populations0.2

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

2018 Overall B Impact Score97.4
2016 Overall B Impact Score101.1
2013 Overall B Impact Score111.2
2011 Overall B Impact Score103.9
2009 Overall B Impact Score81.8

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: Governance2019
Best For The World: Workers2019
Best For The World: Changemakers2018
Best For The World: Governance2018
Best For The World: Governance2017

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