Sustainable Growth Associates GmbH

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Bavaria, Germany

Certified Since

April 2016

Industry

Management consultant - for-profits

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Austria,

Germany,

Netherlands The,

Portugal,

United Kingdom

We enable your organisation to leverage sustainability for systemic value growth. To ensure this, considering increasing pressures from stakeholders, sustainability focus is an inevitable catalyst. Equipped with a science-based understanding of socio-ecological sustainability, we orchestrate the key value growth-related business drivers: (1) resource-efficient scaling, (2) sustainable innovation, (3) attractive, purpose-driven culture as employer and partner; leading to competitive advantage and brand equity growth. We apply proven frameworks and methodologies, such as The Natural Step’s Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development (FSSD) and B Lab’s B Impact Assessment (BIA), as well as performance management and measurement tools, translating vision into strategy into action. We are a B Corp Way partner and official representative of The Natural Step.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Sustainable Growth Associates GmbH earned an overall score of 118.1. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
118.1
118.1 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 & Engagement1.6
Ethics & Transparency2.6
+ 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 53.0

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.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion16.8
Economic Impact21.0
Civic Engagement & Giving6.9
Supply Chain Management2.2

Environment 20.2

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.

Environmental Management2.8
Air & Climate5.1
Water0.2
Land & Life2.0
+ Environmental Education & Information3.2

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 30.6

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 Stewardship2.1
+ Impact Improvement28.5

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score118.1
2018 Overall B Impact Score84.1
2016 Overall B Impact Score80.3

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