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Basic Sustainability Assessment Tool

Template / Workbook / Spreadsheet | Free | Dec 16, 2020

If you are looking for a simple, yet comprehensive, sustainability self-assessment tool, help is at hand. The free, open-source Basic Sustainability Assessment Tool is intended for use by small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and large companies with minimal / no sustainability staff. The primary sources of its questions are B Lab’s SDG Action Manager and the Future-Fit Business Benchmark.  

It uses less than 40 questions to assesses company performance on the 18 core sustainability / ESG (environmental, social, governance) issues, as determined by a comparison of a dozen sustainability planning, assessment, reporting and ranking frameworks. Then, it maps those ESG scores to related, primary Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to the three extra-financial capitals (natural, human and social), to express company sustainability performance in those terms. That is why the tool was previously called the “3-in-1 Sustainability Assessment Toolkit.”

This flyer provides an overview of the tool.
Click here to download the Excel version of this tool.
Click here to access an online version of the tool, created using SpreadsheetConverter (SSC). The online, shareable app is hosted by the SSC cloud.


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