Model Model Description Relevant Impact Area Relevant Subcategory Relevant Geographic Market
Social Enterprise Recognizes locking in mission through governance structures or corporate governing documents Governance Corporate Accountability Developed Markets only
Worker Ownership Recognizes majority worker-ownership models, like cooperatives and ESOPs Workers Worker Ownership Developed Markets & Emerging Markets
Community Oriented Products & Services

(Basic Services, Health, Education, Economic Development, Arts & Media, Flow of Capital to Purpose Driven Enterprises)

Recognizes products and services of a company that are designed to provide significant social benefit to consumers Community Community – Products & Services Developed Markets & Emerging Markets
Workforce Development Recognizes both job creation and intensive worker training programs for chronically underemployed populations Community Compensation, Benefits & Training Developed Markets & Emerging Markets
Supply Chain Recognizes both sourcing through fair wage certified suppliers and/or supporting small-scale suppliers Community Community Practices Developed Markets & Emerging Markets
Local Recognizes comprehensive strategies to rebuild local communities through local supply chains, ownership, banking, customers and charitable giving Community Community Practices Developed Markets only
Local Economic Development Recognizes strategies to rebuild national economic development via privatization or import substitution Community Community Practices Emerging Markets only
Producer Cooperative Recognizes supplier ownership models, like cooperatives, where owners are supplier members who organize production Community Community Practices Developed Markets & Emerging Markets
Charitable Giving Recognizes charitable giving business models designed to designed to donate at least 20% of profits to charity Community Community Practices Developed Markets & Emerging Markets
Environmental Practices

(Wholesale, Agriculture, or Manufacturing)

Recognizes comprehensive environmental practices that significantly redesign agricultural, distribution or manufacturing processes to conserve natural resources Environment Environment Practices Developed Markets & Emerging Markets
Environmentally Oriented Products & Services

(Renewable energy, resource conservation, waste reduction, land or wildlife conservation, pollution prevention, education)

Recognizes products and services of a company that are designed to provide significant benefit to the environment Environment Environment - Products & Services Developed Markets & Emerging Markets
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