Sustainable Growth Associates GmbH

Creating future fit organizations

Planegg / Munich, Bavaria


About Sustainable Growth Associates GmbH

Sustainable Growth and its international networked Associates, are committed to develop Enterprises becoming truly fit for the future. In this context innovation and leadership must be based on a thorough understanding of the system in which it is part of.

Sustainable Growth Associates is also the german network partner of "The Natural Step."

Becoming a B Corp was a logical step in our ongoing quest to support business and communities to flourish within our planetary and societal boundaries (in other words, to walk our own talk). While building bridges connecting the world of commercial business with science and non-profit organisations we are also committed to embody the change ourselves.

The Change We Seek®

The mission of Sustainable Growth Associates is to inspire, empower and connect partners to accelerate business transformation. Any of the associates are committed to broaden, sharpen and achieve the clients ambitions by providing new lenses to view the client's organization and the context in which they operate.

It is about managing increasing complexity; identify significant risks, valuable opportunities and new pathways to strengthen and future-proof any value creating organization.

Their goal is to develop and facilitate the implementation of better business standards and enhance leaders' self-conception.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

April 2016

Company Score

Median Score*



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.



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.



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).



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.



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.

Overall B Score

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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