OE Consulting serves purpose driven organizations by creating talent and organizational effectiveness solutions – to the measurable benefit of the ultimate stakeholder, whether human or environmental.

We take a holistic approach to understanding your mission, people, ecosystem, and pain points. We then identify talent, design organizational systems, and help help you improve strategies, culture, equity, and performance management.

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What do we mean by “purpose-driven organizations?”

We believe that all nonprofits, businesses, and public agencies can play a critical role in shaping our world for the better—essentially, that all organizations, regardless of sector, have the ability to work toward a greater good, beyond simply delivering the tangible product or service they provide.

The purpose-driven organizations we partner with seek to create, along with their own margins, sustainable, positive impact in the areas of social fairness and environmental sustainability.

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Talent. Character. Grit.

You can’t create change without good people. Our colleagues are here because they know that the most effective way to strengthen organizational performance, and create purposeful social and environmental impact, is by improving organizations from the inside out. Their diverse professional backgrounds and experiences help our clients uncover hidden insights and opportunities to grow, while their individual dedication ensures that every project is built on a solid foundation of trust, honesty, and collaboration.

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Our Clients Include

  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropic Organizations
  • Large Multinational Corporations
  • Small Independent Companies
  • Social Enterprises
  • Government Agencies
  • International NGOs

Long Term Relatonships with our Clients

There’s no definitive rulebook for what types of organizations can create social and environmental impact. Our only criteria is that you’re committed to putting in the effort with us: collaboratively examining your goals and challenges, and doing what’s necessary to achieve better outcomes for your organization—and a fairer, more equitable, sustainable future for everyone.

Whether you’ve already started down the path toward making a positive impact in the world around you, are looking to create more ethical and humane internal structures and policies within your own teams, or are taking the first brave step toward defining your purpose, we’d love to partner with you.

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OE Consulting is proud to use business as a force for good, and is becoming a certified B Corporation.

Our original firm, Schaffer&Combs, scored higher in the B Corp Assessment than other organizations of the same size and the national average overall in each category, with exceptionally high scores in the categories of Workers and Customers.

Overall B Impact Score

108.3

  • Customers
    • 30.9
  • Impact Area
    • Score
  • Community
    • 22.5
  • Governance
    • 15.6
  • Environment
    • 9.9
  • Employees
    • 29.4

The B Corp Assessment is scored out of 200 possible points. The Assessment comprehensively covers the impact of a business on all of its stakeholders, including its workers, suppliers, community, and the environment. The Assessment also captures best practices regarding mission, measurement, and governance. The last, heavily weighted, portion of the Assessment identifies the company’s specific “Impact Business Models,” which include the targeted, formal focus on benefiting a particular stakeholder through products and services or internal practices.

The highest scores that are also verified by B Lab typically vary from year to year but are generally between 160-170 points. Most companies score between 40 and 100 points out of the 200 points available. Any score higher than 0 pachieved oints is a good score, as a positive score indicates that the company is doing something positive for society and the environment. The Assessment rewards practices that go beyond standard business practice; therefore, every point earned on the Assessment reflects incremental, positive impact.