RESOURCES AND TOOLS
Take advantage of these free resources and tools to help any organization add social and environmental impact. Contact me with any questions you have, I offer a free consultation.
B IMPACT ASSESSMENT
The B Impact Assessment is a digital tool that can help measure, manage, and improve positive impact performance for environment, communities, customers, suppliers, employees, and shareholders; receiving a minimum verified score of 80 points on the assessment is also the first step towards B Corp Certification.
SDG ACTION MANAGER TOOL
Developed by B Lab and the United Nations Global Compact, the SDG Action Manager is a dynamic self-assessment tool that helps all businesses take action for the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This unique impact management solution can help every business set goals, track progress, and stay motivated on specific actions to support the SDGs.
"WHY ESG PRINCIPLES MATTER TO YOUR STARTUP"
Phoenix Startup Week 2022
Founders of Startups need to pay attention to ESG (environmental, social, governance) or sustainability because of recent events with the pandemic, the “Me Too” and “Black Lives Matter” movement, and an increased awareness of global warming. ESG-related policies have been adopted by over 60% of startups, and it also helps in attracting investors, competitive edge, improved reputation, and recruiting and retaining employees. 40% of millennials would prefer to work for companies that are committed to environmental sustainability and social values. The keys are identifying relevant ESG factors for your company and industry, develop an ESG measurement and reporting strategy, consider becoming a Certified B Corporation, and integrate ESG into governance and investment documents.
START WITH "WHY": SIMON SINEK
In his talk, Simon Sinek, consultant and author, explain the emergency for companies and organizations to wonder “why”: why, fundamentally, did they build up themselves, why do they exist and which are the values in which they believe? Because those believes are arguments, it can be shared to employees and clients and become lever of membership. Each compnay owns a combination of three strategic compnants: why they exist (“Why”), how they to business (“How”) and what are its products and services (“What”). The specificity of this mix, if the company succeeds in expressing it, become its strength. Companies that understood this approach of leadership are more innovatives and more long-lasting than the others, including in the IT sector.