Bettr Barista Pte Ltd

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

South East Community Development Council, Singapore

Certified Since

April 2015

Industry

Beverages

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

Singapore

Bettr Barista is a home-grown specialty coffee company founded in 2011, and Singapore’s first certified B Corporation. They are a leading provider of specialty coffee education, and are a certified Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Premier campus. They also operate a dedicated ISO 22000-certified coffee roastery, an events arm that organises full-service mobile coffee experiences and brew bars, and retail coffee bars islandwide, using these micro enterprises to amplify positive social impact in the community. At the heart of Bettr Barista’s business is a social mission to empower vulnerable groups in the community and their social initiatives include vocational programs and micro-enterprise opportunities for marginalized women and youth, nurturing direct trading relationships with their partner farms so as to maximise the commercial benefit to these farmers and the extended communities that they support, and reducing their carbon footprint by repurposing and recycling materials that go into their coffee carts, and compostable/biodegradable serveware. Bettr Barista is proud to be the 2017 President’s Challenge Social Enterprise of the Year winner and a Best For The World (Community) organisation from 2016-2018.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Bettr Barista Pte Ltd earned an overall score of 120.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
120.4
120.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.1

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 & Engagement3.1
Ethics & Transparency4.0
+ 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 53.3

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.

Financial Security1.5
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.1
Career Development3.8
Engagement & Satisfaction3.3
+ Workforce Development34.7

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.


Community 29.1

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.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion6.7
Economic Impact5.4
Civic Engagement & Giving3.5
Supply Chain Management2.1
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation8.7

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 10.8

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.

Environmental Management1.6
Air & Climate4.6
Water1.0
Land & Life3.2

Customers 9.9

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.

Customer Stewardship3.0
+ Education6.8

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score120.4
2017 Overall B Impact Score109.8
2015 Overall B Impact Score109

Additional Documentation

Disclosure documentation Bettr Barista


Best for the World

Every year, B Lab recognizes the B Corps that have achieved the highest verified scores in the five impact areas evaluated on the B Impact Assessment.

Best For The World: Community2019
Best For The World: Community2018
Best For The World: Community2017
Best For The World: Community2016

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