AMMA Chocolate

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Bahia, Brazil

Certified Since

January 2016

Sector

Agriculture/Growers

Operates In

Brazil

AMMA Chocolate was born out of a meeting of people who were passionate about cocoa, chocolate, food, and the environment. The roots of the group are not only the legacy which created the cocoa industry, but also the recent rebirth of true chocolate

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, AMMA Chocolate earned an overall score of 91.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
91.4
91.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 12.8

The Governance Impact Area evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social and 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 & Engagement1.5
Corporate Accountability0.0
Ethics2.1
Transparency1.5
+ Mission Locked7.5

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 18.4

The Workers Impact Area evaluates a company's contributions to its employees' financial security, health and safety, wellness, career development, as well as overall engagement and 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.

Compensation & Wages7.7
Benefits5.0
Training & Education1.0
Worker Ownership1.7
Management & Worker Communication0.2
Human Rights & Labor Policy0.9
Occupational Health & Safety0.8

Community 17.8

The Community Impact Area evaluates a company's engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity, and 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.

Job Creation1.8
Diversity & Inclusion5.3
Civic Engagement & Giving1.1
Local Involvement1.0
Suppliers, Distributors & Product8.5

Environment 42.4

The Environment Impact Area 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.

Land, Office, Plant4.6
Inputs12.7
Outputs6.6
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers3.9
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation14.4

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score91.4
2016 Overall B Impact Score89.7

Best for the World

Each year, B Lab releases lists honoring the top-performing Certified B Corporations overall as well as within each Impact Area.

Best For The World: Environment2019
Best For The World: Environment2018

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