Parque del Recuerdo

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Santiago, Chile

Certified Since

March 2014

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

Chile

Parque del Recuerdo is the first cemetery in Chile that utilizes a novel concept of landscaping in their services. Over the past 40 years, Parque del Recuerdo has helped families cope with the loss of a loved one. They are committed to provide professional support to those who need it. In the past five years, they have carried out the only existing study about Chilean culture and death. The results have been shared in the community, and they have addressed their strategies based on the needs of individuals, diversifying, for example rites and memorial services. Since its creation, Parque del Recuerdo has become a popular green space in Santiago- which is one of the world's top ten polluted cities. The gardens are one of the many attractions to the cemetery where you can find every kind of flora and fauna. Parque del Recuerdo spans over 452.2 acres, and it is one of the few resting places for migratory birds.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Parque del Recuerdo earned an overall score of 107.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
107.2
107.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.8

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 & Engagement1.5
Ethics & Transparency3.3
+ 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 48.6

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 Security3.5
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.4
Career Development3.1
Engagement & Satisfaction6.3
+ Workforce Development22.1

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.


Community 20.9

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, & Inclusion3.3
Economic Impact7.5
Civic Engagement & Giving4.0
Supply Chain Management3.4

Environment 18.1

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 Management1.9
Air & Climate8.0
Water1.5
Land & Life3.0

Customers 4.5

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 Stewardship4.5


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score107.2
2018 Overall B Impact Score86.3
2016 Overall B Impact Score86.3
2014 Overall B Impact Score112

Additional Documentation

Parque del Recuerdo Disclosure Report

Transparent Assessment


Best for the World

Each year, B Lab releases lists honoring the top-performing Certified B Corporations overall as well as within each Impact Area.

Best For The World: Environment2017
Best For The World: Environment2016

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