C.P. Essenze S.r.l.

Certified B Corporation

Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Certified Since

November 2022


Chemicals & chemical products



Operates In


C.P. Essenze Srl is a fragrance company established in 1994. The keys for the Company’s success are creativity, constant attention to the market, choice of raw materials and careful selection of ingredients. Since the beginning, we have always been very focused on the choice of raw materials. Not only we look for best quality ingredients, both of natural and synthetic origin; furthermore, we always prefer substances with a lower impact on human health. We give constant attention to all developments in several sectors related to fragrances, like: the latest market trends, advanced analytical instruments and regulatory updates. This allows us to develop solutions for any kinds of applications, to meet all Customer's needs, regulatory requirements and market trends; meanwhile, the perfumers' work, one of the fundamental resources of the company, is supported by the most modern and precise instruments. The efforts made by the Company to operate according to high standards, and to respond quickly to specific Customer requirements, allowed C.P. Essenze to consolidate its position among the main perfume houses in Italy. The result is a top quality service, which includes Customer assistance from first contact through to the production and post-sales.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, C.P. Essenze S.r.l. earned an overall score of 81.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
81.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 8.3

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 & Engagement2.6
Ethics & Transparency3.1
+ 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 25.8

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 Security3.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.0
Career Development2.1
Engagement & Satisfaction6.6

Community 20.0

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, & Inclusion4.1
Economic Impact4.7
Civic Engagement & Giving1.3
Supply Chain Management9.9

Environment 23.0

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 Management5.9
Air & Climate6.6
Land & Life7.8
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation0.7

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.

Customers 3.9

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 Stewardship3.9

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score81.2

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