Flower of Life Ltd - Equinox Kombucha

Certified B Corporation

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Certified Since

September 2020





Operates In

United Kingdom

Flower of Life Ltd (trading as Equinox) is a local British company based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Founded in 2012, they were one of the first pioneers to establish a commercial accredited Kombucha brewery in the UK and this is something they are very proud of. They have one of the most comprehensive Kombucha brewing and packaging operations in Europe and one that has significant capacity to grow with our clients. They have also achieved a BRC Food Safety AA standard for our brewing and bottling operations in 2019. The Equinox range is diverse, with different flavour profiles as well as key Kombucha innovation such as our Coffee Kombucha which is fermented made from a coffee base liquid rather than tea. They have also just launched a new range of organic Kombucha flavours with River Cottage! Their business ethics are part and parcel of everything we do. They have just been certified as a B Corp and plan to deliver sustainable growth, employment, and progression for our local community in Calderdale as we move into the next year. Their aim is to be a national challenger brand and health champion in the UK and Europe. They are already recognised as a category leader/innovator and the largest and most advanced of the UK Kombucha companies.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Flower of Life Ltd - Equinox Kombucha earned an overall score of 91.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
91.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.7

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 & Engagement1.7
Ethics & Transparency3.0
+ 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 25.7

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 Security7.1
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.2
Career Development3.7
Engagement & Satisfaction4.6

Community 20.9

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, & Inclusion5.7
Economic Impact6.0
Civic Engagement & Giving2.6
Supply Chain Management6.4

Environment 27.1

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 Management5.5
Air & Climate4.0
Land & Life3.1
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation13.6

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 2.8

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 Stewardship2.8

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2020 Overall B Impact Score91.3

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