La Fourche SAS
Ile de France, France
La Fourche est un magasin bio en ligne qui se bat pour rendre le bio et la consommation « positive » accessibles à tous. Le site fonctionne grâce à une communauté d’adhérents qui paie un abonnement, permettant à La Fourche de diminuer ses marges par rapport à un magasin classique et pratiquer des prix jusqu’à 50% moins chers. La Fourche ne sélectionne que des producteurs et des marques de confiance, toutes bio et engagées dans le respect de la santé des consommateurs, de l’environnement et des producteurs. La Fourche is an online organic store which aims at making organic and ‘positive’ consumption accessible to all. Thanks to its membership business model where a community of members pays an annual subscription fee, La Fourche can reduce its margins compared to a traditional store and offer all year round discounts on its catalog up to 50%. La Fourche only selects organic producers and brands with strong values and committed to respecting the health of consumers, the environment and producers.
Overall B Impact Score
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.