Dhana Inc.

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

California, United States

Certified Since

December 2013

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

United States

Dhana Inc. is a fashion tech company, transforming customer experience from zero-waste designs to social and environmental impact through Circular Fashion. Dhana's new creative tech platform D/Sphere is for fashion brands and people to create clothing using second life materials, share fashion stories while doing good in the world. Dhana is leading the charge in the next frontier of fashion - committed to ethical, sustainable and regenerative practices, investing in people and jobs in the fashion industry, while giving the tools to customers to be the solution to climate change by tackling global textile waste, social justice and the next digital fashion generation. Dhana Inc. , a Certified B Corp was founded in 2008 by Shamini Dhana, a former Silicon Valley investment banker turned entrepreneur after witnessing first hand the impact of the true cost fashion on children and environment. One of the founding signatory brands of the Global Fashion Agenda 2020 Circular Fashion Commitment and 2020 Circular Fashion Pledge, Dhana's vision is "Uniting Humanity Through Fashion" with the mission of "connecting people and planet through the medium of fashion".

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Dhana Inc. earned an overall score of 124.1. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
124.1
124.1 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.2

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 & Engagement2.6
Ethics & Transparency2.6
+ 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 7.8

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 Security4.4
Health, Wellness, & Safety0.8
Career Development0.4
Engagement & Satisfaction1.4

Community 47.3

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, & Inclusion3.8
Economic Impact6.0
Civic Engagement & Giving1.3
Supply Chain Management9.0
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation1.4
+ Designed to Give25.6

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.


Environment 49.8

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 Management5.2
Air & Climate8.4
Water1.7
Land & Life11.5
+ Resource Conservation16.6
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation1

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 3.8

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 Stewardship3.8


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score124.1
2016 Overall B Impact Score151.9
2013 Overall B Impact Score100.4

Best for the World

Each year, B Lab releases lists honoring the top-performing Certified B Corporations overall as well as within each Impact Area.

Best For The World: Community2019
Best For The World: Overall2019
Best For The World: Community2018
Best For The World: Overall2018
Best For The World: Community2017
Best For The World: Overall2017
Best For The World: Environment2016

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