NEEV

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

California, United States

Certified Since

May 2014

Industry

Other retail sale

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

United States

NEEV is a premium fair trade, earth friendly social enterprise aimed at empowering women. Their hand crafted textile products support women artisans. A majority of profits and a portion of all sales goes to support advancement of women and girls.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, NEEV earned an overall score of 135.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
135.2
135.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.7

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 & Engagement4.5
Ethics & Transparency1.2
+ 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.


Community 82.7

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, & Inclusion16.0
Economic Impact0.6
Civic Engagement & Giving10.9
Supply Chain Management6.3
+ Designed to Give42.4

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 25.2

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 Management2.3
Air & Climate0.9
Water0.5
Land & Life0.9
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation18.5

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 11.5

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 Stewardship1.4
+ Arts, Media, & Culture10

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

2020 Overall B Impact Score135.2
2016 Overall B Impact Score145.2
2014 Overall B Impact Score105.4

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