Synergie

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Utrecht, Netherlands The

Certified Since

November 2020

Industry

Management consultant - for-profits

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Netherlands The

Synergie is a strategic consultancy organisation. It's their belief that organisations are the best places to create the world that everyone wants to live in. To invigorate the positive movement in the world. And to do both good and well. That's why they want to help make every organisation an impact organisation and, by doing so, make Business for Good the norm. Synergie helps create and grow impact organisations in 3 domains: 1 help organisations discover their purpose; 2 help organisations to organise as an impact organisation 3 help impact organisations grow their impact. Besides these services to customers they have 2 additional points of focus: 1 try to spread the inspiration of impact organisations (amongst others through their annual Business for Good trend report) 2 work hard to be a place where our negative impact is reduced and everyone has the space to work effectively on creating and/or growing impact organisations.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Synergie earned an overall score of 101.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
101.7
101.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.4

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 & Engagement5.0
Ethics & Transparency2.9
+ 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 23.7

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.

Financial Security5.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety3.0
Career Development4.2
Engagement & Satisfaction5.9

Community 29.3

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, & Inclusion3.6
Economic Impact6.4
Civic Engagement & Giving3.7
Supply Chain Management0.5
+ Designed to Give12.6

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 11.0

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 Management2.3
Air & Climate4.3
Water0.3
Land & Life2.5

Customers 22.0

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.

Customer Stewardship2.3
+ Impact Improvement19.6

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

2020 Overall B Impact Score101.7

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