Danone Waters China

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Guangdong, China

Certified Since

August 2021

Industry

Food products

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

China

Has been deeply rooted in the Chinese market for more than 20 years, Danone Waters China is committed to continuously bringing consumers high quality products with the company mission of "Bring Healthy Sustainable Hydration". At present, with 6 plants in China and more than 5,000 employees, main product of Danone Waters China is Mizone vitamin beverage. Having grown rapidly in recent years, Mizone is now the leading brand of vitamin drinks in China, leading the innovation and advancement of the category. Danone Waters China is also committed to safeguarding the sustainability of natural resources and community benefits as well as bringing consumers healthier, higher quality products and choices.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Danone Waters China earned an overall score of 94.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
94.4
94.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.7

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 & Engagement2.5
Ethics & Transparency5.2
+ 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 29.8

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 Security6.4
Health, Wellness, & Safety8.1
Career Development3.7
Engagement & Satisfaction5.4

Community 19.5

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, & Inclusion4.3
Economic Impact4.5
Civic Engagement & Giving3.4
Supply Chain Management6.3

Environment 22.8

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 Management6.5
Air & Climate5.4
Water2.5
Land & Life7.4

Customers 4.4

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 Stewardship4.4


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score94.4

Additional Documentation

Danone Waters China Transparent Disclosure 2021

Danone Waters China Bottled Water Industry Statement 2021


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