Guidance for taking the Assessment

Choosing your Assessment track: Size, Sector, and Location
The B Impact Assessment is tailored to the size, sector/industry and location of your company.  These 3 factors will influence the types of questions you...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Tips for Completing the BIA Accurately
It is common, and quite natural, for users to complete the BIA in a way that creates an inflated score.  Doing so, however, limits the value of the BIA as a...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM
In-Platform Resources to Help Complete and Improve Performance on the BIA
In order to help users more clearly understand questions and  improve their impact performance, supplementary information is provided in the B Impact Assess...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM
What Time Period To Use When Completing the B Impact Assessment
It’s important to identify an appropriate and consistent time period for your answers to the B Impact Assessment, as it provides a “snapshot” of a company’s...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Gating Questions and Calculated Questions
When going through the B Impact Assessment, you’ll encounter questions that may affect the content that appears later in the assessment or how a company sco...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Defining the Scope of and Completing the Workers Impact Area
A company’s overall job quality as offered to its workers is a core pillar of the B Impact Assessment’s approach to measuring social and environmental perfo...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Understanding Suppliers in the B Impact Assessment
Because of the cross-cutting nature of managing a company’s supply chain impact, questions regarding suppliers are included in both the Community Impact Are...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Local Norms and Regulations in the Assessment
While the questions included in your B Impact Assessment are customized by your overarching  geographic markets—Developed Market United States, Developed Ma...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Taking the Assessment as a Small or Medium Sized Enterprise
Though the B Impact Assessment is customized based on a company’s size and therefore has specific content for small and mid-sized businesses, the principles...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Assessing a Company with Multiple Locations
In order to provide a comprehensive assessment of a company’s social and environmental performance, the B Impact Assessment considers all of a company’s ope...
Wed, 20 May, 2020 at 11:24 AM