Inka Moss S.A.C.

Certified B Corporation

Junín, Peru

Certified Since

April 2017


Agricultural Processing



Operates In


Inka Moss is a Peruvian social enterprise - awarded by the Dutch Bid Network in 2009 - that exports sphagnum moss in a sustainable and eco-friendly way. White moss (sphagnum moss) is a wild plant that grows naturally at more than 3,500 meters above sea level in the Peruvian Andes. The final product is 100% organic and has the capacity to absorb 20 times its weight in water. It's also a natural antibacterial and an efficient heavy metals absorbent. It's mostly used as substrate in horticulture, especially in orchid cultivation, but also has multiple other applications such as subtract for green walls, hydroponic crops, topiaries or as water purifier. There is a high international demand for white moss especially in Asia, Europe and America and Inka Moss currently possesses 2% of the market share. Inka Moss achieves its mission by creating high social impact and insuring responsible treatment of the environment in the highlands of Peru. Indeed, by involving, since 2009, Andean communities in situations of extreme poverty as the fundamental link of its value chain, the company has been building an empowering, sustainable and eco-friendly model of business.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Inka Moss S.A.C. earned an overall score of 81.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
81.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.5

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 & Engagement1.7
Ethics & Transparency3.8
+ 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 15.1

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 Security3.0
Health, Wellness, & Safety5.5
Career Development1.7
Engagement & Satisfaction3.5

Community 39.3

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, & Inclusion5.3
Economic Impact3.8
Civic Engagement & Giving2.2
Supply Chain Management3.2
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation21.6

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.

Environment 9.0

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 Management2.0
Air & Climate1.6
Land & Life2.8

Customers 2.5

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 Stewardship2.1

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score81.6
2017 Overall B Impact Score86.4

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