ekWateur

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Ile de France, France

Certified Since

February 2021

Industry

Other renewable energy installation

Sector

Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In

France

ekWateur propose de l’électricité, du gaz et du bois 100% renouvelables, à tous les particuliers et petits professionnels de France depuis septembre 2016. Sélectionnée dans la French Tech 120 de 2020 puis de 2021, et labelisée GreenTech verte, c’est l’une des plus fortes croissances du marché. ekWateur, c’est la volonté de rendre transparent l’énergie, spécifiquement l’énergie renouvelable, et de donner le choix aux citoyens, à travers une structure agile et innovante. C’est une start-up de geeks super motivés et amoureux des énergies renouvelables, réunis autour des valeurs suivantes : La combativité : inventer des nouveaux modèles et des nouvelles offres pour concilier viabilité et enjeux d’aujourd’hui. La durabilité : ne jamais perdre de vue la transition énergétique. La proximité : les clients sont des amis <3 La transparence : pédagogie, exactitude et traçabilité sont les maîtres mots. L’objectif d’ekWateur est de rendre le choix de l’énergie accessible, simple et transparent. Toutes nos actions ont pour objectif que chacun ait sa propre transition énergétique au bout de son clic. L’énergie 100% renouvelable est le socle. ekWateur has been offering 100% renewable electricity, gas and wood to all individuals and small professionals in France since September 2016.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, ekWateur earned an overall score of 89.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
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89 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 8.2

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 & Engagement2.1
Ethics & Transparency3.6
+ Mission Locked2.5

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 30.1

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 Security6.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.4
Career Development3.2
Engagement & Satisfaction6.6

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, & Inclusion4.5
Economic Impact3.9
Civic Engagement & Giving2.2
Supply Chain Management6.5

Environment 28.4

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 Management2.6
Air & Climate2.2
Water0.5
Land & Life2.7
+ Renewable or Cleaner-burning Energy11.5

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 5.0

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 Stewardship5.0


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score89

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