Certified B Corporation

Pichincha Province, Ecuador

Certified Since

October 2019




Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In


CARLOTA presents a concept of sustainable tourism that is focused on preserving the environment with high impact solutions and social awareness. CARLOTA the 1st hotel in Ecuador and the 1st in a world heritage center to obtain the LEED Gold certification and the 1st in Ecuador to become a triple impact B company. CARLOTA is a hotel of sustainable design, which takes into account all its stakeholders honoring values ​​and dignity as individuals, whose concept of value we hope is scalable and contributes as an example to the solution of inequality in the country and in the region. CARLOTA presenta un concepto de turismo sostenible que está enfocado en precautelar el entorno con soluciones de alto impacto y conciencia social. CARLOTA el 1er hotel en el Ecuador y el 1ero en un centro patrimoniado del mundo en obtener la certificación LEED Gold y el 1ero en el Ecuador en convertirse en una empresa B de triple impacto. CARLOTA es un hotel de diseño sostenible , que toma en cuenta a todos sus stakeholders honrando los valores y dignidad como individuos, cuyo concepto de valor esperamos sea escalable y aporte como ejemplo a la solución de la inequidad en el país y en la región.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, HOTEL CARLOTA earned an overall score of 82.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
82.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.7

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 & Engagement2.8
Ethics & Transparency2.8
+ 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 24.6

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 Security3.9
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.1
Career Development4.5
Engagement & Satisfaction4.7

Community 18.5

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, & Inclusion5.5
Economic Impact4.2
Civic Engagement & Giving2.7
Supply Chain Management3.0

Environment 18.7

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 Management1.9
Air & Climate5.1
Land & Life3.9

Customers 4.6

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 Stewardship4.6

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score82.3

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