Fratelli Carli SpA

Certified B Corporation

Liguria, Italy

Certified Since

July 2014


Food products



Operates In


Fratelli Carli is a historical olive oil company founded in 1911; since then, it has been selling goods directly to its customers, by mail order and delivery, right to the door and over the world. Starting from the 2000s, the company also gave life to a retail chain presently including 5 Empori, namely in Imperia, Turin, Milan, Padua and Cuneo. The company produces and sells olive oil, products preserved in olive oil typical of Liguria as well as of the Mediterranean culinary tradition; gastronomy-products having olive oil as the basic ingredient of their special tastiness. Additionally, there is also a range of wines and cosmetic products. Historical collaborations with highly selected suppliers, strict and permanent monitoring of the different production steps have contributed to determine a very short production chain allowing the company, on the one hand, to guarantee product excellence, on the other hand to respect nature, the ecosystem, the soil and man, by promoting the diffusion of the Mediterranean culture, that has always been related to the olive tree and to olive oil.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Fratelli Carli SpA earned an overall score of 98.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
98.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 13.5

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 & Engagement1.6
Ethics & Transparency1.9
+ 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 24.1

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 Security3.4
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.3
Career Development2.1
Engagement & Satisfaction4.4

Community 16.1

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, & Inclusion1.6
Economic Impact4.6
Civic Engagement & Giving0.9
Supply Chain Management7.5
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation1.3

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 41.0

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 Management2.6
Air & Climate6.9
Land & Life6.1
+ Environmentally Innovative Manufacturing Process21.5
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation1

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 3.4

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 Stewardship3.4

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2020 Overall B Impact Score98.3
2016 Overall B Impact Score97.3
2014 Overall B Impact Score90.1

Best for the World

Every year, B Lab recognizes the B Corps that have achieved the highest verified scores in the five impact areas evaluated on the B Impact Assessment.

Best For The World: Environment2019
Best For The World: Environment2018
Best For The World: Environment2017
Best For The World: Environment2016

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