Brew Dr. Kombucha

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Oregon, United States

Certified Since

September 2018

Industry

Beverages

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

United States

Brew Dr. creates high-quality beverages that explore the potential of tea, from organic raw kombucha to naturally energizing yerba mate. In 2008, Matt Thomas began brewing kombucha in the kitchen of his teahouse in Portland, Oregon. From leaf to bottle, the company takes inspiration from its heritage in tea, making deliciously refreshing beverages with a difference you can taste. Brew Dr. is helping people discover how good kombucha can be, referring not only to its quality approach, but to the company’s commitment to its communities, its people, and the planet. Brew Dr. is proud to be the first national kombucha company to become both carbon neutral and a certified B-corporation. Brew Dr. sells its organic, raw kombucha in all 50 states and Canada, in a continuous effort to make better-for-you beverages readily accessible to everyone.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Brew Dr. Kombucha earned an overall score of 94.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
94.2
94.2 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 21.9

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 Security7.6
Health, Wellness, & Safety7.3
Career Development2.6
Engagement & Satisfaction4.2

Community 17.2

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, & Inclusion4.7
Economic Impact3.8
Civic Engagement & Giving3.7
Supply Chain Management4.8

Environment 34.0

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 Management6.1
Air & Climate6.0
Water4.0
Land & Life3.9
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation13.6

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 3.7

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 Stewardship3.7


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score94.2
2018 Overall B Impact Score91.3

Additional Documentation

Brew Dr. Kombucha Disclosure Report 2022


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