Alma Natura

Rural Development & Social Innovation

Arroyomolinos de Le�n, Huelva

Spain

www.almanatura.com

About Alma Natura

Alma Natura’s story begins in 1997, when it began offering services in the socio-environmental, cultural, and educational fields. Its first steps were as a nonprofit, though today it is organized as a Limited Partnership. The company operates from a small town in Sierra de Huelva and from there maintains deep relationships with clients, brands, and individuals dedicated to a different way of doing business, one that is more sustainable, ethical, and transparent. It is driven by the rural communities that it is a part of, but operates around the world in the pursuit of a more just society.

Alma Natura offers the following services:

  • Training – Creates customized, formative experiences based on teaching and creating synergy. The company offers tools for design thinking, entrepreneurship, coaching, environment, creativity, and co-creation.
  • Social Innovation – Alma Natura’s team is involved in the process of designing, developing, and growing new ideas to address social needs. Through each intervention it seeks to make a real and transformative change, and utilizes co-creation, creativity, and agile methodologies as tools to achieve real transformation that benefits participants and brands.
  • Events – Alma Natura organizes transformative events using innovative conference, networking and leisure formats. Principal themes include empowerment, sustainability, and technology. Events are participant centered. Simplicity humanizes. Empathy and loyalty generate results.
  • Responsible Tourism – Alma Natura helps you discover the best places in Andalucia. It seeks true authenticity in places where traditional flavors and sustainability are essential values. Responsible tourism for people dedicated to the life we will leave on this planet.

Becoming a Certified B Corporation unifies everything we’ve always been – a group of social entrepreneurs that manage the business’ resources for social and environmental good. It is a perfect symbiosis between our original nonprofit values and the responsible and efficient management of a social enterprise.

The Change We Seek® 

Alma Natura seeks the real transformation of communities towards a simple and dignified life that permits people and planet to live in harmony. Our mission is to transmit to major brands the necessity of getting involved with current and future challenges, so that everyone wins and we can build a more just and humane society.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

December 2013
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Environment

Environment

The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.

16
7
Workers

Workers

The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.

28
18
Customers

Customers

The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).

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N/A
Community

Community

The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.

47
17
Governance

Governance

The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

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6
Overall B Score
128
55

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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