Danone Waters of America, Inc.

Certified B Corporation

New York, United States

Certified Since

June 2019





Operates In

United States

Danone Waters of America inspires healthy hydration by bringing premium sourced water to local communities while fostering local circularity initiatives for the preservation of the planet. Danone Waters of America distributes evian® natural spring water, Volvic® natural spring water, and Badoit® sparkling natural mineral water. Danone Waters of America is a champion of sustainability, supporting major actions to drive the step change needed to preserve the environment. The company is devoted to continually improving the sustainability performance of its packaging and has set targets to continue increasing the amount of recycled plastic (rPET) in its products. In 2017, evian® achieved Carbon Neutral certification for its bottling site as well as in the U.S. and Canada from the Carbon Trust and is currently working towards becoming a circular brand by 2025. Danone Waters of America is a subsidiary of Danone, which is dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible. Danone Waters of America embraces Danone's One Planet. One Health vision that the health of the people and the health of the planet are interconnected and therefore seeks to protect and nourish both.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Danone Waters of America, Inc. earned an overall score of 85.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
85.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.5

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.

Mission & Engagement2.8
Ethics & Transparency4.7
+ 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 30.8

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 Security11.6
Health, Wellness, & Safety7.3
Career Development3.9
Engagement & Satisfaction5.3

Community 14.8

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, & Inclusion4.4
Economic Impact0.2
Civic Engagement & Giving3.0
Supply Chain Management4.9

Environment 17.3

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.

Environmental Management6.6
Air & Climate3.8
Land & Life5.8

Customers 4.5

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 Stewardship4.5

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score85.2
2019 Overall B Impact Score81.7

Additional Documentation

Danone Waters of America Transparent Assessment 2019

Danone Water of America Transparent Assessment 2023

B Lab FAQs - Subsidiaries

Danone Waters of America Disclosure Report 2023

Danone Waters of America Bottled Water Statement

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