Teamwork & Tenacity

A Letter from our CEO

As I reflect on 2023, a year of remarkable resilience in shifting markets, I am particularly moved by the embodiment of one of CauseLabs' core values: Radical Respect. This past year, due to personal health concerns, I took a sabbatical, a decision not made lightly. During this time, the tenacity and dedication of our team were nothing short of extraordinary. They continued to deliver exceptional service, maintaining the quality and commitment our clients expect and deserve.

This experience has deepened my appreciation for our team and reinforced the essence of what makes CauseLabs special. It’s not only about the technology we create or the services we offer; it’s about the people - our team, our clients, and our partners. Their support during my absence was a true testament to the strength of our collective spirit and the importance of a supportive, respectful work culture.

Looking back on 2023 as I help put together this impact report, I am proud of what we’ve accomplished together. From acquiring a new brand and expanding our services to celebrating significant milestones and receiving prestigious awards, our achievements reflect our commitment to excellence and positive impact. As we continue to grow and evolve, these accomplishments remind us of the power of respect, collaboration, and community.

As we step into the future, let's carry forward this spirit of Radical Respect, nurturing an environment where everyone feels valued and empowered. Together, we will continue to drive positive impact.

Thank you for being part of our journey.

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Sheryle Gillihan

CauseLabs CEO and Co-Founder


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“In looking back at 2023, particularly through the lens of our Core Value of 'Radically Respect,' I'm proud of how the CauseLabs team navigated the challenging circumstances our clients encountered. From security risks to funding challenges and shifts in direction, we met our clients at their point of need and stood alongside them as trusted partners throughout the journey.”

~ Rebecca Engebretson, Digital Project Manager at CauseLabs


The UN SDGs Impact Report

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the world’s shared plan to end extreme poverty, reduce inequality, and protect the planet. CauseLabs is a member of the UN Global Compact. Our projects continue to align with at least one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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Our 2023 Projects

4 SDG logos - no poverty, good health and well being, quality education , gender equality

No Poverty: 2 Projects
Health & Well-Being: 4 Projects
Quality Education: 5 Projects

4 SDG logos - decent work and economic growth, industry innovation and infrastructure, reduce inequalities, sustainable cities

Industry, Innovation: 4 Projects
Reduce Inequality: 10 Projects
Sustainable Cities: 3 Projects

4 SDG logos - responsible production and consumption, climate action, peace and justice, and partnerships for the goals

Responsible Consumption: 1 Project
Climate Action: 3 Project
Partners for the Goals: 5 Projects

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Action Manager Scorecard

The SDG Action Manager Scorecard is an impact management solution developed by B Lab and the United Nations Global Compact. It enables businesses of all sizes to set goals, track progress, and stay motivated on their actions toward the SDGs. CauseLabs measures our impact against all 17 SDGs. We are scored out of 100 based on various targets defined by B Lab and the UNGC for corporations.

2022 Impact Report SDG 1-6
2022 Impact Report SDG 7-12
2022 Impact Report SDG 13-17
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Our Commitment to the Planet.

What do we measure and purchase carbon credits for? Server space, emails sent, emails received, zoom video hours logged, website traffic, car miles, air travel miles, and our employees' home carbon footprint.

Our 2023 Carbon Footprint: 110.3 MT

We purchased credits from Gold Standard which was listed on epa.gov website as a trusted source.

Finances Supporting a Healthy Team

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We believe that our employees are the most valuable aspect of our company, and we follow that belief with action. Our value of radical respect is demonstrated in how we pay all of our employees an average or above average wage for their role in our sector, market, and regions.

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Radical Respect at CauseLabs means respecting the entirety of a person. That includes their health and well-being and that of their entire family. Our health benefits cover 100% of healthcare premiums for an employee’s entire family. Quality healthcare is a valuable benefit for our team’s peace of mind.

Our Values In Action

Do Work That Matters

We empower the underserved and those that serve the greater good.

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UN Global Compact

We joined the UN Global Compact in 2019 committed to aligning our company and culture with the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact to help transform the world through business. We want to inspire others to join us as we Make Global Goals Local Business to create the world we want.

In 2023, 87% of CauseLabs projects were delivered to nonprofit organizations. View our Sustainability Scorecard to see how we use technology as a force for good.


CauseLabs supports and advocates for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact in its decisions and operations impacting areas of Human Rights, Labor, Environment, and Anti-Corruption.

Commit to Excellence

We infuse quality and meaning into every task, every day.

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Real Leaders: Top Impact Companies

An annual award recognizing companies that focus on their social and environmental impact. This award showcases the top global companies.

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Certified B Corporation

A Certified B Corporation since 2014, CauseLabs loves being part of this growing movement to use business as a force for good. The impact assessment and SDG Action Manager allow us to measure our impact against the highest standards of overall social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.

Radically Respect

We strive to create a culture of balance in all aspects of our lives.

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Adoption-Friendly Workplace

CauseLabs was designated an Adoption-Friendly Workplace by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (DTFA). CauseLabs is #3 for Small Businesses offering Adoption and Foster Benefits.

Best Places for Working Parents Award Badge

Best Place for Working Parents

Small Business designation from Best Places 4 Kids and the City of Fort Worth. This is in recognition for our commitment to supporting working parents through our family-friendly policies and practices.

In addition to these awards, CauseLabs was written about for offering 100% employer-paid healthcare to our employees and their families. Read the article on the Future of Business and Tech.

Embrace Possibility

We are the spark that enables progress.

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Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

CauseLabs' certification was updated in 2023 to Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business.

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Historically Underutilized Business

Looking for a minority-owned, woman-owned, and/or veteran-owned business partner for your next project? CauseLabs is HUB certified with the State of Texas.

Aspire to Inspire

We foster leadership through outreach and education.

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Make Time to Vote

We’re one of more than 700 businesses contributing to the culture shift needed to increase voter participation in the U.S. elections by giving our employees Time to Vote. CauseLabs supports time to vote for local, state, and federal elections.


Learn more about the movement here.

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STEM Woman of the Year

In 2023, CauseLabs CEO and co-owner Sheryle Gillihan was honored to receive an award as the STEM Woman of the Year. This award was presented by Women in STEM Leadership (WISL).

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Net Zero 2030

CauseLabs joins over 500 B Corps that are publicly committed to a net zero future by ensuring we will have Net Zero Carbon Emission by 2030.  See the full list of B Corps here.

In addition to the above, we Aspire to Inspire by organizing, participating in, and serving with associations and other global and local groups. These include Impact Fort Worth, Tarrant County College, Entrepreneur’s Organization, the Social Enterprise Alliance, Opportunity Collaboration, We The Change, Climate SME Hub, UN Global Compact, GEW Fort Worth, Post Status, and WordCamp US.

When faced with business challenges, remember that collaboration creates opportunity.

Sheryle Gillihan

It's time for your company to grow.

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