Martha

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Certified Since

January 2021

Industry

Apparel

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

Argentina,

United States

Martha designs for people and for the planet. They are an Argentinian company born in 2014. Since then they expend their efforts to make design driven products made from textile waste, polyester recycled bottles and organic cotton; in between other sustainable materials. Their business is divided in two areas: retail and corporate. In the first they make products designed for nature and in the other they develop products according to customer's needs, mainly intended for merchandising. Martha is carbon neutral and measure and offset their carbon footprint emissions planting trees in Tucumán, Argentina

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Martha earned an overall score of 81.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
81.3
81.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 13.3

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 & Engagement1.0
Ethics & Transparency2.2
+ 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 15.6

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 Security4.3
Health, Wellness, & Safety1.6
Career Development1.7
Engagement & Satisfaction2.9

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, & Inclusion1.8
Economic Impact9.0
Civic Engagement & Giving0.5
Supply Chain Management3.8

Environment 31.4

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 Management5.8
Air & Climate5.4
Water0.0
Land & Life8.6
+ Resource Conservation10.5

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 2.3

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 Stewardship2.3


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score81.3

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