GEA

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Certified Since

December 2016

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

Argentina

GEA provides counseling services; training; communication; Management and collection of recyclable waste to large companies; Hotels; Industries; Schools; Shopping malls; Countries. The recyclable waste is then sent to a plant where it is recycled into materials to be recirculated into the market. GEA works to promote circular economy. GEA promotes the implementation of good environmental and social practices through the development of comprehensive waste management and sustainability programs.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, GEA earned an overall score of 91.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
91.6
91.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 12.4

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 & Engagement0.5
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 18.7

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 Security3.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety7.2
Career Development1.3
Engagement & Satisfaction3.4

Community 17.2

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, & Inclusion2.8
Economic Impact8.5
Civic Engagement & Giving0.6
Supply Chain Management2.2

Environment 41.3

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 Management1.5
Air & Climate4.5
Water0.4
Land & Life4.8
+ Resource Conservation27.9
+ Environmental Education & Information1

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 1.7

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 Stewardship1.7


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2020 Overall B Impact Score91.6
2016 Overall B Impact Score92.4

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

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