Dolium Bodega Subterranea

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Mendoza, Argentina

Certified Since

June 2014

Sector

Agriculture/Growers

Operates In

Argentina

Dolium: Underground Winery' family-run enterprise started operations practically two decades ago with a state-of-the-art underground facility, located in the heart of the prime winemaking region in Argentina. Their Eco-Estate underground winery was designed to combine old tradition and state-of-the-art technology to produce high quality wines. This allows maintaining stable temperatures –in a high energy efficient way - year round, despite the wide range of daily temperature changes, without using energy for heating or cooling either the wines or the environment. All the operation is run with 8 people side-by-side with the owners. DOLIUM is eco-friendly and has sustainable, organic practices in its vineyard and facility. Their Eco-Estate underground winery was designed to combine old tradition and state-of-the-art technology to produce high quality wines. This allows maintaining stable temperatures in a high energy efficient way year round, despite the wide range of daily temperature changes, without using energy for heating or cooling either the wines or the environment. All the operation is run with 8 people side-by-side with the owners. DOLIUM is eco-friendly and has sustainable, organic practices in its vineyard and facility.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Dolium Bodega Subterranea earned an overall score of 85.8. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
85.8
85.8 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.2

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 & Engagement2.2
Ethics & Transparency4.0
+ 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 23.5

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 Security3.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety7.2
Career Development2.3
Engagement & Satisfaction5.6

Community 19.3

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, & Inclusion3.4
Economic Impact3.1
Civic Engagement & Giving7.6
Supply Chain Management2.5

Environment 24.0

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 Management2.2
Air & Climate3.2
Water4.7
Land & Life12.6

Customers 2.6

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 Stewardship2.0


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2020 Overall B Impact Score85.8
2016 Overall B Impact Score108.2
2014 Overall B Impact Score93.5

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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: Changemakers2019
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Best For The World: Changemakers2018
Best For The World: Environment2018
Best For The World: Changemakers2017
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Best For The World: Environment2016
Best For The World: Environment2015

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