This assessment is distributed by B Lab, a global nonprofit organization spread across every continent. As of February 12, 2019, there are 2,655 Companies in 60 countries who are using the assessment to measure their sustainability. These companies are spread over 150 different industries. There goal is to create a third party standard to measure and give an accounting of social and environmental sustainability performance in a transparent manner. The assessment measures the entire company by classifying four areas; Governance, Workers, Community, and Environment. These correspond to the Matrix’s Workplace, Community, Operations, and Ecology.