The Question Level Performance view shows a company’s (or group of companies’) B Impact Assessment or SDG Action Manager question performance (in the form of percent of points earned) alongside a benchmark score, so you may compare your companies’ performance to other businesses using the B Impact Assessment and SDG Action Manager.

 

Access the Overall Performance view in B Analytics by:

  1. Clicking on “Analytics” in the left-hand navigation menu

  2. Then, select the “Question Level Performance” tab

 

The view consists of 2 main areas (see image below):

  1. Filter options that allow you to view your data by:

    • B Impact Assessment and SDG Action Manager impact area and impact topics

    • Your network of companies

    • Benchmark

  2. Performance data, based on selected filter options

 

The Question Level Performance view's default filter selections are set to display performance scores for your companies' Version 6 Assessments.


Interacting with the Question Level Performance view

 

Decide what metrics you are interested in analyzing: Using the “Select Your Metrics” filter options located at the top, you can choose to analyze your company's scoring data based on the product they are using, any of the impact areas, or impact topics. The following filters can help you navigate the filer options:

 

“Select Your Metrics” filter definitions

  • Product - this filter allows you to view scoring data from questions present in either the B Impact Assessment or the SDG Action Manager

  • Impact Area/Module - select which B Impact Assessment impact areas and/or SDG Action Manager modules to view

Impact Area/Module

Description

Community, 

Customers, 

Environment, 

Governance, 

Workers

B Impact Assessment impact areas

Baseline, 

SDG 1 - No Poverty, 

SDG 2 - Zero Hunger, 

SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being, 

SDG 4 - Quality Education, 

SDG 5 - Gender Equality, 

SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation, 

SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy, 

SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, 

SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, 

SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 

SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities, 

SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production, 

SDG 13 - Climate Action, 

SDG 14 - Life Below Water, 

SDG 15 - Life On Land, 

SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

SDG Action Manager modules

 

  • Impact Topic - select which B Impact Assessment and/or SDG Action Manager impact topics to view

  • Question Summary - select specific questions from the B Impact Assessment and/or SDG Action Manager

  • Question Type - select questions from the B Impact Assessment that fall under operational impact or Impact Business Model (IBM)

Question Type

Description

OPS

B Impact Assessment impact topics related to the performance of a company’s key business operations

IBM

B Impact Assessment impact topics related to a specific Impact Business Model (IBM) designed to create positive social and/or environmental impact beyond the basic operational impact of the business

N/A

In the B Impact Assessment, when a company selects N/A it is an indication that this is not applicable and those points will be redistributed to the other questions in that impact area that are relevant to the company

 

Note: Selecting this filter also results in data populating for overall score of the B Impact Assessment score, as well as overall module scores for the SDG Action Manager.

  • Yearly View - select if you want to view data Yearly or Combined. If you choose combined, question performance will combine on the year

 

Decide what companies in your network you are interested in analyzing: Using the “Select Your Companies” filter options located at the top of the view, select the types of metrics for which you would like to view company data (see "Select Your Companies Filter definitions" below for more information about each filter).

 

Note:  Filter selections in the “Select Your Companies” group only applies to your group of companies.

 

“Select Your Companies” Filter definitions

  • Network - your group of companies

  • Company Name - companies that have allowed data sharing with you (if you do not see a company in your group listed, the company may not have allowed data sharing with you; to confirm whether a company has allowed or denied data sharing with a B Analytics partner, please refer to the “Data Sharing” column in “My Dashboard”)

  • Country - the country of operations of the company (location is one of the track drivers of a company’s assessment)

  • Size - the number of employees working for a company (size is one of the track drivers of a company’s assessment)

  • Sector - general industry designation used to determine the questions a company receives on the assessment (industry is one of the track drivers of a company’s assessment)

  • Industry Category - industry that represents the largest operating activity of the business in terms of overall revenue (selected during registration)

  • Industry - subcategory based on Industry Category (selected during registration)

  • Version - standard of the B Impact Assessment

  • Year - assessment year (based on assessment creation date)

  • BIA Completion - percent of questions a company has answered to total questions in a company’s B Impact Assessment (this filter value may be set for a range; for example, to view only companies that have completed > 50% of the BIA, select filter minimum to 50% and maximum to 100%)

  • SDG Module Completion - percent of questions a company in a given SDG Module (this filter value may be set for a range; for example, to view only companies that have completed > 50% of the BIA, select filter minimum to 50% and maximum to 100%)

 

Decide what benchmark you are interested in analyzing: Using the “Select Your Benchmark” filter options located at the top of the view, select the types of metrics for which you would like to view company data.

 

All benchmark data is aggregated and anonymized. A null/blank filter selection indicates that the number of companies providing data for the benchmark category and filter option is less than the threshold number of companies required for benchmark reporting. (In the data table, this is indicated as “Small Sample Size”.) Threshold values are listed in the table under the Benchmark Category filter definition.

 

Note:  Filter selections in the “Select Your Benchmark” group only apply to the companies in the selected benchmark category.

 

“Select Your Benchmark” Filter definitions

  • Benchmark Category - pre-defined category, described and defined in this article

  • Country - the country of operations of the companies in the selected benchmark category (location is one of the track drivers of a company’s assessment)

  • Size - the number of employees working for the companies in the selected benchmark category (size is one of the track drivers of a company’s assessment)

  • Sector - general industry designation used to determine the questions a company receives on the assessment (industry is one of the track drivers of a company’s assessment)

  • Industry Category - industry that represents the largest operating activity of the business in terms of overall revenue (selected during registration)

  • Industry - subcategory based on Industry Category (selected during registration)

  • Version - standard of the B Impact Assessment

  • BIA Completion - percent of questions a company has answered to total questions in a company’s B Impact Assessment (you can select groups of companies on a 5% completion interval)

  • SDG Module Completion - percent of questions a company in a given SDG Module (you can select groups of companies on a 5% completion interval)

 

Comparing your Data. The Overall Performance table presents company (or group of companies) performance data.

 

B Impact Assessment and SDG Action Manager performance displays as percent of points earned. 

Hovering over areas of the bar chart shows additional details, described below:

 

Your Companies’ Performance (blue bar)

  • My Companies Average % of Points Earned - the average of all of your company’s question performance based on the filters applied in the “Select your Companies” section

  • # Companies - the number of companies whose data is being averaged

  • Avg. Points Earned - the average points earned in this question 

  • Avg. Points Available - the average points still available for this question 

  • Question - How the question is worded

  • B Impact Assessment Question Type - Whether the question is an OPS or IBM question

 

Benchmark (black diamond)

  • Benchmark - the average percent of points earned based on the filters applied in the “Select Your Benchmark” section