We are BCorps™!
WOWOWA is 1 of 7 Australian architecture practices that is a certified BCorp. We achieved an Impact Score of 95.0, the highest rated Architectural Practice in Australia.
What is BCorps™?
BCorps ™ form a community of leaders and drive a global movement for a more inclusive and sustainable economy. They meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. We are legally accountable for our actions.
Why did we become BCorps™?
WOWOWA joined B Corp™ as a reflection of our team’s values on climate action, cultural diversity, gender equality and pay parity and offers us a road-map for growing a practice that embraces the progression of businesses to put people and planet before profit. Through an open-door policy, we offer transparency, collaboration, support and encouragement to our team and our associates.
It’s not just about making beautiful spaces; we believe in making meaningful contributions to the next generation. WOWOWA donates 0.5% of our total revenue to charity. We are board members of Playground Ideas & Yarra Pools, and committee members of the Victorian Chapter of the AIA and Yarra City Arts. We are also financial contributors to independent policy development think tanks, The Grattan Institute, The Australia Institute and The Centre for Policy Development as well as Caliper Journal, an architecture journal based in Melbourne.
We are Carbon Neutral!