Turnstile Tours

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

New York, United States

Certified Since

January 2015

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Turnstile Tours works with community and industry partners to support, create, and operate unique, interactive, and rigorously researched place-based tours and programs. Tours bring together out-of-town visitors, community residents, and people of all ages and abilities to explore the inner-workings of the urban landscape, on topics ranging from street vending and public space to waterfront history and urban manufacturing. All programs seek to elevate and support the work of partner organizations, and Turnstile Tours has committed to contribute at least 5% of all public tour ticket sales to designated nonprofit organizations and the communities they serve. Turnstile also works behind the scenes with clients and partners to build capacity for public programming by supporting research, training, operations, and place-based programming. Across all of these activities, Turnstile ToursÕ core commitments include:Conduct original researchContribute to public historyEncourage cooperative learning and foster an atmosphere of mutual respect and inclusivitySupport non-profit partners.

Overall B Impact Score

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

Governance 12.8

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 & Engagement2.1
Ethics & Transparency0.7
+ 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.


Workers 14.3

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 Security5.4
Health, Wellness, & Safety1.6
Career Development4.8
Engagement & Satisfaction1.8

Community 51.2

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, & Inclusion6.3
Economic Impact6.4
Civic Engagement & Giving8.3
+ Designed to Give21.3
+ Local Economic Development5.7

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 5.1

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 Management0.9
Air & Climate0.5
Water0.0
Land & Life2.5
+ Environmental Education & Information0.8

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 13.8

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 Stewardship3.1
+ Education6.1
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises0.9
+ Serving in Need Populations3.6

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

2021 Overall B Impact Score97.4
2017 Overall B Impact Score119.7
2015 Overall B Impact Score118.6

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: Community2019
Best For The World: Governance2019
Best For The World: Overall2019
Best For The World: Community2018
Best For The World: Governance2018
Best For The World: Overall2018
Best For The World: Community2017
Best For The World: Governance2017
Best For The World: Overall2017
Best For The World: Community2016
Best For The World: Community2015

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