Certified B Corporation

New South Wales, Australia

Certified Since

December 2020





Operates In


BONDI BORN's mission is to empower and inspire the summer style of women all over the world, without compromising quality, people or planet. Inspired by contemporary Australian lifestyle, Founder Dale McCarthy and Creative Director Natalia Gryzbowski create elegant swimwear & apparel using only the finest quality, sustainably certified fabrics and premium craftsmanship. BONDI BORN's swimwear is recognised worldwide for its emphasis on pared-back, sleek silhouettes using the brand's technically advanced fabrics that deliver superior performance on a woman's body to optimise fit, feel and body confidence. For its Resort Wear collections, the brand uses natural fibres such as GOTs certified organic linens and cottons, Lenzing viscose and silk. Carbon Neutral certified and with a zero waste policy, no BONDI BORN fabrics or garments are sent TO landfill. Instead, they are sold to dead-stock fabric buyers or given to fashion students. Any unsold stock is given to women's charities. BONDI BORN is stocked in prestige retailers around the world including Goop, Moda Operandi, Neiman Marcus, Net-a-Porter, Nordstom, Revolve, Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Ounass and operates a growing ecommerce business, selling direct to consumers globally.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, BONDI BORN earned an overall score of 95.5. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
95.5 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.5

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/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 & Engagement1.0
Ethics & Transparency3.5
+ 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 16.2

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & 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 Security7.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety3.3
Career Development1.9
Engagement & Satisfaction3.1

Community 24.3

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & 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, & Inclusion5.6
Economic Impact5.2
Civic Engagement & Giving4.0
Supply Chain Management5.9

Environment 36.9

Environment 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 Management7.8
Air & Climate10.7
Land & Life9.9
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation7.5

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.

Customers 3.3

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

Customer Stewardship3.3

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2024 Overall B Impact Score95.5
2020 Overall B Impact Score88.1

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