Nutricia Benelux

Certified B Corporation

South Holland, Netherlands The

Certified Since

December 2020


Food products



Operates In


Netherlands The

Since 1896, Nutricia pioneered nutritional solutions that help people live longer and healthier lives. Building on research and innovation, Nutricia harnessed the power of nutrition to create a specialized nutrition portfolio that can change a health trajectory for life. Nutricia supports healthy growth and development in the first 1000 days and helps to address some of world’s biggest health challenges like food allergy, rare metabolic diseases, age-related conditions and chronic disease like frailty and cancer. As part of Danone, we embrace the ‘One Planet. One Health’ vision reflecting that health of people and of the planet are interconnected and therefore we seek to protect and nourish both. We legally commit to balance shareholders’ financial interests with the social benefits it creates for people, their communities and the planet. For example: o We co-create in local community projects with proven impact on a better quality of life of patients and a more cost-efficient care path o We commit to a 100% circular packaging by 2025 o We collaborate with logistic providers, food banks and farmers to avoid food waste and realized socially positive actions for the community

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Nutricia Benelux earned an overall score of 96.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
96.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.4

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 & Engagement3.4
Ethics & Transparency3.9
+ 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 31.2

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 Security6.1
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.7
Career Development3.6
Engagement & Satisfaction6.2

Community 17.5

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, & Inclusion4.5
Economic Impact0.8
Civic Engagement & Giving3.9
Supply Chain Management8.1

Environment 25.3

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 Management6.7
Air & Climate5.5
Land & Life7.4
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation0.8

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 4.8

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 Stewardship4.8

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2020 Overall B Impact Score96.4

Additional Documentation

Nutricia Benelux - sensitive industry statement

Nutricia Benelux - Transparent Assessment

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