PIMALPAKA SAC

Line of Belts, Accessories and Handmade Fabrics

Lima, Lima

Peru

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About PIMALPAKA

PIMALPAKA designs, manufactures, and exports handmade fashion textiles accessories made from natural fibbers such as alpaca, wool, cotton, and toquilla grass.

In the development of their collections PIMALPAKA trains groups of women artisans from different rural areas of Peru to improve their skills, as organize and prepare them to transform their own small, formal, and sustainable businesses where the company through it´s brand "Karin de la Sierra" becomes in their main client connecting them with international Markets with this, they obtain sustainable incomes that generate an impact in their lives, homes and communities.

We became a B corp, because we strongly believe in the standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency and we want to be part of a community that envisions a world where as a company works respecting human rights and environment in such a way we do as a company.

The Change We Seek®

PIMALPAKA dreams about women artisans smiling

  • …that their smiles come from seeing their children playing
  • …that those children go to school while their mothers work
  • …that their jobs allow them to access opportunities
  • …and that these opportunities give them prosperity…
  • reaching other women and communities…
  • in a great big world where the sun shines for everyone. …

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

March 2017
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.

21
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.

16
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).

7
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.

32
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.

6
6
Overall B Score
81
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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