Free Range

Design and Innovation

San Francisco, California

United States

www.freerange.com

About Free Range Studios

Free Range is a company of creatives, inventors, educators, activists and entrepreneurs bringing world-class business innovation and creative to small and mid-sized businesses and NGOs.

We treat life and work as a chance to make the lives of others better. And this is exactly why we became a B Corporation – to amplify this mission.

The Change We Seek™

Free Range empowers people and organizations to create positive change through design and innovation. They believe no one or business acts alone. The more they can continue to work with smart people and organizations, such as B Corps, the more impact at scale they can have on their communities and on the world.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

December 2008
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Environment

Environment

The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.

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Workers

Workers

The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.

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18
Customers

Customers

The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).

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Community

Community

The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.

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17
Governance

Governance

The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

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Overall B Score
81
55

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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Company Highlights: 

Environment: >75% of office supplies come from recycled materials; >25% of energy comes from renewable sources; All offices are within a half mile of public transportation

Employees: All employees paid a living wage; 100% of individual health insurance premiums covered

Community: >50% of employees are women; >50% of employees take time off for community service; >60% of expenditures directed toward local suppliers; Donates >10% of profits to charity; >50% of customers are local

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