Smith Assembly

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

British Columbia, Canada

Certified Since

December 2021

Industry

Management consultant - for-profits

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Canada,

Costa Rica,

United States

Smith Assembly is a human-centered innovation consultancy that teaches purpose-driven organizations how to co-create more successful + impactful products and programs. While you might think that our work is solely focused on improving our clients’ offerings, that’s not the case. The value of our approach is in centering the people who create, use, and are affected by the product or program and teaching our clients’ teams how to evolve their design and development practices to be more inclusive and participatory. The result is organizations that disrupt the status quo and deliver exceptional products and programs for their stakeholders and humanity.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Smith Assembly earned an overall score of 124.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
124.3
124.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 19.0

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 & Engagement5.2
Ethics & Transparency3.7
+ 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.


Community 68.4

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.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion14.7
Economic Impact18.6
Civic Engagement & Giving7.2
Supply Chain Management3.4
+ Designed to Give19.5

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.


Environment 10.1

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.

Environmental Management2.8
Air & Climate1.6
Water0.0
Land & Life1.0

Customers 26.8

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.

Customer Stewardship4.5
+ Education22.2

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

2021 Overall B Impact Score124.3

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