Quick Impact Assessment
At Local First Arizona, we would like to work with you to PROVE to the world that it is the locally owned businesses that are leading the way to create better owner/employee relations, working harder to protect the environment and doing much more to make people proud of their hometowns. We are excited to introduce the Quick Impact Assessment, a free online tool to help our members measure their local impact. Will you join us?
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What is the QIA?
The Quick Impact Assessment is an eye opening practice that focuses on the impact local business have on their employees, the community, the environment and their relationships with other local businesses. It allows business owners to evaluate their business’s strengths, where there is room to improve and how the business stacks up against others.
How does my business get involved?
Take the BALLE Quick Assessment Impact today. Get started in 3 easy steps:
- Step 1: Get a Baseline
Assess how your company performs against dozens of best practices on employee, community, and environmental impact.
- Step 2: Compare Your Impact
See how your company stacks up against thousands of other businesses through the Quick Impact Snapshot.
- Step 3: Improve Your Impact
Create a plan to improve your company’s practices, and help your staff implement them easily with our Best Practice Guides and Examples.
What happens after I take the QIA?
You will receive results immediately upon completing the assessment. LFA staff is available to help you set and reach goals in areas where your business would like to improve. LFA also wants to recognize businesses who take the assessment and those that improve their impact. We will be featuring these businesses in our communication networks and are working on more ways to recognize businesses that are shifting.
Why is this important to my business?
Locally owned businesses are the biggest change agent in the local movement. Getting solid information on Arizona’s independent businesses shows the ability of these businesses to not only generate returns, but also to create value for their customers, employees, community, and the environment. As a group, we are redefining success in business by acknowledging the companies that are doing good.
Get one-on-one help from LFA! We are here to assist you through the Assessment and to brainstorm on ways to improve. We also greatly value your feedback and want to know how your experience taking the QIA goes. For more information, email Helene@localfirstaz.com.