Ceres Organics

Certified B Corporation

Auckland Region, New Zealand

Certified Since

January 2023


Food products



Operates In


New Zealand,


We’re a small kiwi owned company with a big ambition - to bring healing to the Earth and humankind. We believe by simply choosing organic food, we can create positive change in the world. The impact of industrial agriculture can’t be ignored – it’s one of the biggest contributors of global greenhouse emissions, has resulted in the deterioration of our soils, and has impacted our overall health through the addition of synthetic chemicals. When our story began in the early 1980s, organic food was not readily available, and we set it upon ourselves to change things. Our goal was to make delicious, good-for-you organic food available to more people. 40 years on our goal hasn’t changed. In fact, our belief in what we’re doing has only grown stronger and the urgency greater. The positive news is the world has begun to wake up to the benefits of organics and our products are now available in hundreds of stores where our organic goodness is available to many. While the challenges we are facing today around the climate crisis can feel overwhelming, we believe each and every one of us can collectively start to make a huge difference to ourselves, our families, and the Earth by making small incremental changes, one organic bite at a time.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Ceres Organics earned an overall score of 95.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
95.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.9

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 & Engagement1.3
Ethics & Transparency4.6
+ 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 22.8

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 Security5.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety8.7
Career Development2.8
Engagement & Satisfaction5.2

Community 15.0

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, & Inclusion5.8
Economic Impact2.3
Civic Engagement & Giving2.8
Supply Chain Management3.4

Environment 38.6

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 Management6.9
Air & Climate7.1
Land & Life9.6
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation12.6

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 3.2

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 Stewardship2.9

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score95.7

Additional Documentation

Ceres Organics Transparent Disclosure Report 2022

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