ekomia GmbH

Certified B Corporation

Berlin, Germany

Certified Since

February 2023





Operates In









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ekomia GmbH is a design studio based in Berlin. ekomia focuses on the design and sale of furniture made of solid wood and metal, as well as home accessories such as mattresses, bedding and lamps. Since its foundation, ekomia has focused on sustainable business processes. The product design aims to create timeless, functional objects that are made from renewable or recyclable/recycled raw materials from certified sources as far as possible. By specialising in solid wood, we create unique, natural products with a high level of durability that can also be easily repaired. Ekomia's production partners are selected according to strict criteria such as distance, company structure, quality, environmental & social standards. Products and packaging are plastic-free, if possible. In addition, ekomia promotes a reduction of consumption by offering repair & upcycling kits and free guidance to refurbish old furniture.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, ekomia GmbH earned an overall score of 118.9. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
118.9 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.3

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 & Engagement3.5
Ethics & Transparency2.8
+ 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 24.8

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 Security9.1
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.1
Career Development3.7
Engagement & Satisfaction6.9

Community 25.0

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, & Inclusion6.1
Economic Impact7.5
Civic Engagement & Giving4.2
Supply Chain Management3.4

Environment 47.7

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 Management8.5
Air & Climate11.2
Land & Life10.4
+ Land/wildlife Conservation11.7
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation0.7

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 5.0

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 Stewardship5.0

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score118.9

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