Certified B Corporation

Lazio, Italy

Certified Since

February 2013


Environmental consulting


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In


Nativa helps companies evolve toward a higher goal. Because the future belongs to those who create a positive impact on society and on the planet. Their vision is that Italy becomes a model of sustainable innovation for the world. Nativa is an activist sustainability consultancy that charts the path for those who lead the change. Their purpose is to create a large scale positive impact on society, the biosphere and the economy. They partner with leading businesses to help them thrive while regenerating society and the environment. Nativa was born as a Benefit Corporation, the first in Europe, and it has been, in February 2013, the first Certified B Corp® in Italy. Nativa is the country partner of B Lab in Italy. Nativa, since 2014, has been a key actor in introducing the Benefit Corporation (Società Benefit) law in Italy. Nativa incorporates the innovation methodologies of The Natural Step, an international non-profit working on sustainable innovation since 1989. Nativa is The Natural Step Italian Branch. They have not become a B Corp, they have designed Nativa as such. Nativa’s purpose is a paradigm shift in the economic system, so that by design human activities and businesses, value people’s happiness, and regenerate society and the biosphere. What else makes sense?

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, NATIVA Srl SB earned an overall score of 123.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
123.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 20.0

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 & Engagement4.2
Ethics & Transparency5.8
+ 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 39.3

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 Security5.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety12.0
Career Development6.5
Engagement & Satisfaction8.1

Community 20.8

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, & Inclusion3.9
Economic Impact9.6
Civic Engagement & Giving4.5

Environment 10.8

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 Management5.0
Air & Climate2.7
Land & Life2.7

Customers 32.1

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 Stewardship3.8
+ Impact Improvement28.2

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.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score123.2
2017 Overall B Impact Score111.7
2015 Overall B Impact Score108.4
2013 Overall B Impact Score101.6

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