ECO2LIBRIUM

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Kakamega, Kenya

Certified Since

October 2014

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

Kenya,

United States

ECO2LIBRIUM (ECO2) is a private company with operations in the Kakamega region of Western Kenya, Africa. To date, ECO2 has created over 400 jobs in an area known for staggering rates of unemployment. During the first four years of operations, ECO2 dedicated 85% of revenues to remain on the ground in Kenya. In partnership with Zurich-based Foundation myClimate, ECO2 continues to expand its operations throughout Western Kenya, setting up long-term employment opportunities by initiating conservation business activities that are overseen by a very capable senior staff, all of whom are local.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, ECO2LIBRIUM earned an overall score of 161.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
161.2
161.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.8

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 & Engagement3.8
Ethics & Transparency3.9
+ 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 27.3

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 Security5.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety8.7
Career Development2.8
Engagement & Satisfaction5.4

Community 36.2

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, & Inclusion5.0
Economic Impact5.7
Civic Engagement & Giving3.3
Supply Chain Management6.7
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation15.2

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 34.9

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 Management2.7
Air & Climate5.8
Water1.4
Land & Life7.3
+ Land/wildlife Conservation15.8

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 44.9

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 Stewardship1.4
+ Health & Wellness Improvement13.4
+ Serving Underserved Populations (Direct)30

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2020 Overall B Impact Score161.2
2016 Overall B Impact Score180.1
2014 Overall B Impact Score147.6

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
Best For The World: Community2019
Best For The World: Customers2019
Best For The World: Environment2019
Best For The World: Overall2019
Best For The World: Changemakers2018
Best For The World: Community2018
Best For The World: Customers2018
Best For The World: Environment2018
Best For The World: Overall2018
Best For The World: Changemakers2017
Best For The World: Community2017
Best For The World: Customers2017
Best For The World: Environment2017
Best For The World: Overall2017
Best For The World: Customers2016
Best For The World: Environment2016
Best For The World: Overall2016
Best For The World: Environment2015
Best For The World: Overall2015

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