Next Door Photos

Zeeland, Michigan

United States

nextdoorphotos.com

About Next Door Photos

Next Door Photos is a growing network of local real estate photography companies that empower realtors with industry-leading photography, videography, aerials, 3-D models & floor plans. Operating under the tagline, 'Next Door, Next Day,' all completed media is delivered the very next day--providing an incredibly quick time to market service.

This professional experience is paired with their commitment to social and environmental sustainability, highlighted by their global in-house editing team which is made up of women who have been rescued from human trafficking and/or at at serious risk of exploitation. Every single photo shoot provides 4 hours of employment to those who have been rescued which puts impacting lives at the core of their business.

We felt that B Corp Certification was the best way to validate our commitment to social and environmental sustainability while identifying key areas for improvement.

The Change We Seek®

Next Door Photos sees an opportunity to help the greater real estate industry shift from a transactional to a more relational way to do business. They believe their community-focused approach to real estate photography will make for a better buying or selling experience through the way they interact with sellers, realtors and photographers.

Next Door Photos is a Kingdom-minded business that believes people are more important than profit and sees good business as an opportunity to transform lives. They are counting on entrepreneurs to be the ones who change the world and solve life's toughest challenges.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

July 2017
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.

5
7
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.

27
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).

1
N/A
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.

38
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.

10
6
Overall B Score
80
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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