Optel Group

Mainly traceability systems for the pharma and medical device industries.

Quebec (QC), Quebec




OPTEL GROUP is the leading multinational provider of traceability systems, and its mission is using its innovative technologies to create a better world through responsible capitalism. OPTEL’s technological solutions ensure the quality of consumer health products and help stop counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

With years of great practices in the community and environmental actions under its belt, OPTEL is also adapting its technologies to create efficiencies in various sectors ─ from health-related industries to smart manufacturing and more, all can benefit from global traceability.

OPTEL joined the Certified B Corporation movement because it is perfectly aligned with our own values of integrity, social responsibility, agility and more. In addition, this certification offers the strength of a growing community working together toward the same unifying goal, which is key in creating momentum and achieving our own main objective – making the world a better place.

The Change We Seek®

OPTEL believes that social responsibility can coexist with profitability and that we all have to play our part and take action so that future generations inherit a better, more sustainable world.

OPTEL wants to limit the environmental impact of its activities, while allowing diverse industries to measure, inspect, control and track a variety of elements to improve the quality and make better use of resources, using their high-technology solutions. They encourage individuals and corporations to initiate or take part in actions that benefit people, business, communities and the planet.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

May 2017

Company Score

Median Score*



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.



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.



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).



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.



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.

Overall B Score

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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