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Biome Eco Stores

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Queensland, Australia

Certified Since

March 2017

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Countries of Operations

Australia

Biome is dedicated to protecting the environment via an ethical and innovative retail business that empowers their customers to make a difference to the wellbeing of themselves and the planet through education and by providing an extensive range of strictly evaluated environmentally and socially-responsible products. They offer Australia’s largest range of eco-friendly lifestyle products online and in-store. From toxin free skin care and green cleaning to safe, reusable cups and bottles, and other items to save single use plastic waste, to organic bed linen and composting. Their family-owned business was founded in 2003 and employs around 46 people across its online store and four physical stores in Brisbane, Queensland.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Biome Eco Stores earned an overall score of 82.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
82.7
82.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 8.9

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 & Engagement2.8
Ethics & Transparency3.6
+ 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 25.3

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 Security2.9
Health, Wellness, & Safety7.2
Career Development4.1
Engagement & Satisfaction6.6

Community 22.2

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, & Inclusion5.3
Economic Impact6.0
Civic Engagement & Giving2.0
Supply Chain Management5.9
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation0.5

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 22.8

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 Management5.7
Air & Climate3.8
Water0.5
Land & Life9.3
+ Resource Conservation2.2
+ Environmental Education & Information1.2

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 3.3

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 Stewardship3.3


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score82.7
2017 Overall B Impact Score80.5

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