La Laiterie du Berger

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Dakar, Senegal

Certified Since

June 2020

Industry

Agicultural support/post-harvest

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

Senegal

La Laiterie du Berger is a Senegalese owned family business, created in 2006. Their mission is to collect fresh milk from local herders and offer fresh dairy products made with local and natural milk, under the Dolima and Club Kossam brands, to senegalese consumers. This is what makes Laiterie du Berger stand out : their products are unlike any other you can find on the senegalese market. Their commitment is embodied in social mission: to build a stronger Senegalese dairy industry, with more productive livestock, able to supply the local market. It is also more and more about moving towards better nutrition and working towards health through healthy and accessible food options in their country where this is a real issue.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, La Laiterie du Berger earned an overall score of 99.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
99.6
99.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 7.5

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 & Engagement1.8
Ethics & Transparency3.2
+ 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 49.7

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 Security2.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety7.4
Career Development3.3
Engagement & Satisfaction3.9
+ Workforce Development28.2

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.


Community 34.0

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, & Inclusion2.5
Economic Impact5.9
Civic Engagement & Giving2.2
Supply Chain Management5.6
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation3.8
+ Microdistribution Poverty Alleviation3.8
+ National Economic Development10

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 6.8

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 Management1.4
Air & Climate2.6
Water1.5
Land & Life1.3

Customers 1.5

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 Stewardship1.5


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2020 Overall B Impact Score99.6

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