Allagash Brewing Company

Certified B Corporation

Maine, United States

Certified Since

July 2019





Operates In

United States

Founded in 1995 by Rob Tod, Allagash Brewing Company strives to make the best Belgian-inspired beers in the world. Since the brewery first opened, Allagash has been a proud resident of Portland, Maine. As a brewery, and as people, we’re committed to our community. We donate 1% of all sales to local nonprofits. To help Maine farmers, we’ve pledged to use one million pounds of local grain in our beer, per year, by 2021. For the environment, we make use of a solar array, buy wind credits to offset our power, and are proud to side stream around 99% of our waste. We also support organizations—like Sebago Clean Waters and the Maine Brewshed Alliance—that preserve Maine’s pristine waters. Thanks to our inclusive culture and employee benefits, we’ve earned a spot on the list of Maine’s Best Places to Work for seven years running. And in 2019, our founder Rob won a James Beard Award for Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Producer. As a B Corp, we’re invigorated to continue to use beer as a force for good. With concrete goals and a path forward, we know that we can keep getting better as a brewery, as an employer, and as a member of our community.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Allagash Brewing Company earned an overall score of 104.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
104 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.1

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 & Engagement1.4
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 27.9

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 Security9.4
Health, Wellness, & Safety8.1
Career Development3.9
Engagement & Satisfaction6.0

Community 16.7

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, & Inclusion3.7
Economic Impact4.3
Civic Engagement & Giving5.8
Supply Chain Management0.7

Environment 41.5

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 Management3.9
Air & Climate4.2
Land & Life5.6
+ Environmentally Innovative Manufacturing Process23.9

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.

Customers 3.6

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 Stewardship3.6

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score104
2019 Overall B Impact Score83.8

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