Banyan Botanicals

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Oregon, United States

Certified Since

May 2019

Industry

Personal care products

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

United States

Banyan Botanicals was born in 1996 out of a love for the deep wisdom of Ayurveda. Their mission is to help people achieve and maintain optimal health and well-being. They fulfill their mission by: -Empowering individuals to take personal responsibility for their physical, mental, and spiritual health through the wisdom of Ayurveda -Producing the highest quality Ayurvedic health products using certified organic herbs that are sustainably sourced and fairly traded -Educating, inspiring, and motivating their customers by creating high quality, educational content They offer an extensive line of organic Ayurvedic health products including herbal supplements, massage oils, powdered herbs, liquid extracts, and meal ingredients. As the company continues to grow, so does their commitment to creating positive social and environmental change. This is demonstrated by programs such as their Community Grant Fund, which supports people and projects that are making Ayurveda more accessible to all, and their support of projects like the FairWild Initiative, which provides sustainable growing and harvesting practices along with fair wages to farmers. As a Certified B Corporation, Banyan Botanicals is proud to be joining a community of like-minded socially responsible companies.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Banyan Botanicals earned an overall score of 89.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
89.7
89.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 12.2

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 & Engagement1.3
Corporate Accountability0.0
Ethics0.5
Transparency2.8
+ 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 22.6

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 & Wages8.6
Benefits7.5
Training & Education1.2
Worker Ownership1.3
Management & Worker Communication1.5
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture1.1
Occupational Health & Safety1.2

Community 25.7

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 Creation0.7
Diversity & Inclusion3.6
Civic Engagement & Giving5.9
Local Involvement4.9
Suppliers, Distributors & Product7.8
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation2.5

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.


Environment 29.1

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, Plant5.1
Inputs4.2
Outputs0.7
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers3.7
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation14.9

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

2019 Overall B Impact Score89.7

Additional Documentation

Banyan Botanicals Disclosure Report 2019


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