OKNygaard A/S

Certified B Corporation

Central Denmark Region, Denmark

Certified Since

October 2022


Landscape services


Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In


OKNygaard is a strong nationwide landscape gardener with close relations to the local market. The company provides a wide range of green services, including grounds maintenance, landscape creation and climate adaptation In OKNygaard nature-based solutions are an integral part of the business. As of today, OKNygaard is part of Idverde, which is Europe’s largest landscaping group. The organisation’s goal is to work towards a sustainable future which is only possible to achieve with skilled, motivated employees and by engaging clients, partners and other actors in the business. OKNygaard’s vision is to be the provider of choice for creating and maintaining nature-based solutions to both private and public sectors. ‘’There are countless requirements for today’s climate solutions and green urban spaces. We see a major potential in integrating life cycle cost perspectives in our solutions, where creation and maintenance are combined when initiating the project’’, states Ole Kjærgaard, CEO in OKNygaard.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, OKNygaard A/S earned an overall score of 93.1. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
93.1 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.6

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 & Transparency4.7
+ Mission Locked7.5

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 27.4

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 Security3.7
Health, Wellness, & Safety8.6
Career Development3.6
Engagement & Satisfaction6.4

Community 17.6

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, & Inclusion2.7
Economic Impact4.5
Civic Engagement & Giving0.9
Supply Chain Management9.3

Environment 29.0

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 Management4.3
Air & Climate7.3
Land & Life6.3
+ Land/wildlife Conservation8.4

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.

Customers 3.3

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 Stewardship3.3

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score93.1

Additional Documentation

OKNygaard A_S Transparent Assessnent 2022

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