Flow Water Inc.

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Ontario, Canada

Certified Since

September 2017

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

Canada,

United States

Flow Water Inc. is North America’s first social water brand, dedicated to the pursuit of positive experience and providing the highest quality water in the world, with a reduced environmental footprint. Flow Water's company motto, Feel Good - Be Good - Do Good, lines up perfectly with the key values of B Corporation certified companies. Flow Water is proud of its overall commitment to doing good in all aspects of the business, and it takes pride in being socially and environmentally responsible.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Flow Water Inc. earned an overall score of 126.5. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
126.5
126.5 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.7

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 & Transparency5.0
+ 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 29.9

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 Security11.0
Health, Wellness, & Safety8.1
Career Development2.9
Engagement & Satisfaction4.4

Community 46.9

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.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion3.3
Economic Impact3.8
Civic Engagement & Giving6.6
Supply Chain Management5.3
+ Designed to Give25.2

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 27.0

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 Management7.8
Air & Climate5.2
Water3.9
Land & Life8.9

Customers 4.7

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 Stewardship4.7


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score126.5
2017 Overall B Impact Score92.4

Additional Documentation

Flow Water Bottled Water Statement

Flow Water Disclosure Report

Flow Water Disclosure Report (2021)


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.


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