Consulting and Design Services

Portland, Oregon

United States



XPLANE is a business design consultancy. They help large organizations clarify, communicate, and activate their strategies, leading to faster actions and positive results. They do this by helping their clients visualize where they want to go, and designing programs to help them get there - involving activation tools as diverse as game experiences, visual communications, and live workshops.

They've been working with some of the world's leading companies since 1993. XPLANE leverages visual thinking, co-creation, and human-centered design to help clients solve complex problems and accelerate immediate and lasting results. They combine the strategy and organizational strength of a consulting firm with the creative power of a design studio. They have worked with over 50 of the Fortune 500, and many of the world's largest organizations, though their unique approach and methodologies can be applied to any type of organization.

XPLANE is based in Portland, OR and Amsterdam.

Our mission is to create meaningful impact in the world, and business is one of the greatest forces of change today. As a B Corp, through both our actions and our consulting work with many of the world's largest organizations, we can leverage business for positive change in the world.

The Change We Seek®

XPLANE believes business can be a force for positive change, and through their example and their work they seek to enable large organizations to achieve positive impacts among their employees, customers, and communities, while improving the world we share for all.

Their services are tailored to support change initiatives across the spectrum - from Fortune 500 clients to conscious businesses, non-profits, and NGOs.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

March 2017

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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