Understanding the Assessment

How the B Impact Assessment is Used
The purpose of the B Impact Assessment is to allow businesses to measure and manage the social and environmental performance of their whole business by prov...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Key Principles of the B Impact Assessment
    There are a few overarching principles that inform how the B Impact Assessment structure and  content. The B Impact Assessment is: Positive – The...
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B Impact Assessment Structure
The B Impact Assessment is divided into five stakeholder-focused "Impact Areas" — Governance, Workers, Community, Environment, and Customers. ...
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Impact Areas: Governance, Workers, Community, Environment and Customers
As a comprehensive impact management tool, the B Impact Assessment is categorized into five distinct impact areas that represent the company’s Governance an...
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Operational Impact vs. Impact Business Models
“Operations” and “Impact Business Models” are the two underlying aspects of a company’s social and environmental performance that are evaluated in the score...
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What are Impact Business Models?
Impact Business Models (IBMs) are the ways that a business is designed to create a specific positive benefit/outcome for one of its stakeholders. They may b...
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Disclosure Questionnaire and Complaints
The B Impact Assessment is a positive impact assessment, meaning that companies earn points for the positive impacts they have on various stakeholders. Whil...
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Industry Addenda: Real Estate, Finance, and Education
For certain types of companies in the building/real estate, finance, and education industries, the B Impact Assessment includes specific addenda that measur...
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The BIA and Other Standards
The B Impact Assessment is independently governed by a Standards Advisory Council, but its content is informed by and references many other social and envir...
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