Baisikeli ApS

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark

Certified Since

February 2018

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

Denmark,

Mozambique

Baisikeli is a socio-economic company, with a purpose of developing the bicycle industry in Africa. They believe it pays off to invest in people, social solutions, and long-lasting, sustainable initiatives. Business model: Baisikeli has been built around a business model that seeks to create an impact on multiple levels, and they consciously work with both the financial, social and green bottom-line. Baisikeli wants to produce quality bicycles and create a retail chain characterized by high levels of service for all, in Africa for Africa. Today, many in Africa never get near a bicycle due to poverty and an underdeveloped bicycle industry. They have seen it work: Baisikeli exists because we have seen what a bicycle can do for a person with their own eyes. They have seen the difference a bicycle makes for an African farmer’s family. The increased mobility raises the family’s possibilities and living standards. They have seen how a bicycle ambulance at a local medical clinic can secure necessary treatment for 20 surrounding villages. They have seen how bicycles provide access to education in remote cities.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Baisikeli ApS earned an overall score of 105.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
105
105 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 10.0

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 & Engagement2.6
Corporate Accountability1.1
Ethics0.6
Transparency3.2
+ Mission Locked2.5

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 22.0

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 & Wages3.6
Benefits9.1
Training & Education1.0
Worker Ownership2.2
Management & Worker Communication1.9
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture2.1
Occupational Health & Safety1.2

Community 51.1

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 Creation3.6
Diversity & Inclusion1.4
Civic Engagement & Giving2.4
Local Involvement4.8
Suppliers, Distributors & Product0.7
+ Workforce Development37.8

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 13.9

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, Plant3.0
Inputs3.4
Outputs1.5
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers2.4
+ Environment Products & Services Introduction0
+ Resource Conservation3.6

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 8.0

The Customers Impact Area 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 and media products, serving underserved customers or clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

+ Health & Wellness Improvement7.1
+ Serving in Need Populations0.9

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2018 Overall B Impact Score105

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