Extensio

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Mexico City, Mexico

Certified Since

March 2019

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Mexico

Extensio is a Mexican-based B Corporation dedicated to reducing rural poverty and making agriculture a prosperous activity (economically and environmentally) for present and future generations. Acting as a digital field agent, Extensio employs information and communication technologies to provide farmers and actors of the agricultural value chains with timely information for decision making: weather and pest forecast and management, production risk mapping, best agricultural practices and market trends. To farmers, Extensio offers targeted content that is specific to their needs, crops and channels of communication (SMS, WhatsApp, IVR and voice messages) so that they can increase their productivity, quality and income and consequently their standard of living. To agribusinesses, research centers and governments, Extensio offers an effective and scalable service to reach their farmer base directly, monitor and control production risks in early stages, improve volumes and quality and generate systemic growth.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Extensio earned an overall score of 106.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
106.6
106.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 18.9

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 & Engagement5.0
Corporate Accountability3.2
Transparency3.2
+ Mission Locked7.5

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

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.

Compensation & Wages11.8
Benefits5.4
Training & Education3.6
Worker Ownership1.1
Management & Worker Communication1.0
Human Rights & Labor Policy1.2
Occupational Health & Safety0.6

Community 17.9

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.

Job Creation4.3
Diversity & Inclusion5.5
Civic Engagement & Giving2.9
Local Involvement2.6
Suppliers, Distributors & Product1.6

Environment 0.9

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.

Land, Office, Plant0.2
Inputs0.0
Outputs0.5

Customers 43.9

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.

+ Impact Improvement14.2
+ Serving in Need Populations29.7

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score106.6

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: Customers2019
Best For The World: Governance2019

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