Alcagüete S.A.S

Certified B Corporation

Cundinamarca Department, Colombia

Certified Since

May 2015


Food products



Operates In


Alcagüete is a company that believes that everything is better when shared which is why it designs products to promote sharing and wellbeing. In order to materialize this experience, the company produces healthy and delicious snacks to encourage sharing a healthy lifestyle; the packages are designed so the consumers can share with their surroundings and at the same time through a 1 for 1 model, every time an Alcaguete is purchased, a child in need will receive a nutritious meal, thus benefitting those that require it the most. Since August 2014 more than 150,000 refreshments have been donated. Alcagüete's purpose is to create consciousness in society and build a whole movement in order to help people to share the good things with others. They are looking to bring them all closer and make connections to create well-being. In the short term, their goal is donating 1 million refreshments by 2018.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Alcagüete S.A.S earned an overall score of 80.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
80.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.3

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement2.7
Ethics & Transparency2.6
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 18.7

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security3.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety2.7
Career Development2.3
Engagement & Satisfaction4.1

Community 33.4

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion2.2
Economic Impact7.1
Civic Engagement & Giving3.3
Supply Chain Management2.2
+ Designed to Give15

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Environment 10.2

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management6.3
Air & Climate0.1
Land & Life3.3

Customers 2.6

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship2.6

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score80.3
2017 Overall B Impact Score98.8
2015 Overall B Impact Score96.7

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