Crepes y Waffles Colombia

Certified B Corporation

Cundinamarca Department, Colombia

Certified Since

March 2016


Food products



Operates In


Crepes & Waffles S.A. is a Colombian restaurant business, established as a small French-inspired creperie in Bogota in 1980. 92 percent of its 3,000+ employees are women. Not only are they women, but many of them are single mothers, and often the sole breadwinners in their families. The chain, which has been billed as a model of women's economic empowerment in the private sector in Latin America, has 34 restaurants abroad, including in Brazil, Panama, Mexico, Chile, Venezuela and Spain.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Crepes y Waffles Colombia earned an overall score of 102.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
102.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.5

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.

Workers 49.6

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.

Community 20.9

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.

Environment 13.3

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.

Customers 3.1

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.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2024 Overall B Impact Score102.6
2019 Overall B Impact Score94.6
2016 Overall B Impact Score99.1

Additional Documentation

Crepes y Waffles Colombia - Disclosure Report (2023)

Crepes y Waffles Medellin - Disclosure Report (2023)

Crepes y Waffles Cali - Disclosure Report (2023)

Crepes y Waffles Barranquilla - Disclosure Report (2023)

Crepes Cartagena S.A. - Disclosure Report (2024)

Crepes y Waffles Colombia - Score Aggregation Methodology & Brand List

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