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Organic Basics

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Copenhagen S, Denmark

Certified Since

August 2019

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Countries of Operations

Denmark

Organic Basics is building a sustainable brand that people can trust, now and always. They do this by starting with what goes closest to our skin and what we wear the most. They create innovative sustainable products and build a community that celebrates and supports environmental activism and more responsible living. Through education on their online platforms, customers are learning how to be better consumers. Low Impact Organic Basics puts sustainability at the core of everything they do. They've invested in a green European supply chain to minimize waste, water, and energy footprint - and by working with the highest globally certified sustainable standards for materials and production. Most importantly they invest in the people and the knowledge that makes this fashion revolution possible. Activism Organic Basics invests in a more sustainable supply chain and in their own sustainable innovation, and they inspire activism by supporting important environmental causes. They always explain the how and why - and communicate with customers and followers about doing what is right. Transparency Organic Basics believes in showing the true impact of fashion - and always displaying information about where they make their clothes.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Organic Basics earned an overall score of 92.8. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
92.8
92.8 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 10.6

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 & Engagement3.4
Ethics & Transparency4.7
+ Mission Locked2.5

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 22.3

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 Security3.3
Health, Wellness, & Safety5.9
Career Development3.9
Engagement & Satisfaction6.0

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, & Inclusion3.7
Economic Impact5.4
Civic Engagement & Giving3.1
Supply Chain Management3.2

Environment 37.0

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 Management4.1
Air & Climate5.4
Water3.6
Land & Life9.5
+ Resource Conservation2.7
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation10.1

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 4.1

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 Stewardship4.1


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score92.8

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