Pousada da Amendoeira

Certified B Corporation

Alagoas, Brazil

Certified Since

December 2019




Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In


The pousada’s structure ensures the peaceful ambience. There are only nine bungalows facing a pristine beach. Around them, coconut trees, a strip of thin, white sand and the always warm and calm sea. To thank for such generosity from nature, Amendoeira has a deck with lounge chairs and a massage corner by the sea, shadowed hammocks on the gardens, a restaurant integrated with the landscape and a reading room with a small library.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Pousada da Amendoeira earned an overall score of 80.2. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
80.2 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 11.5

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 & Engagement1.1
Corporate Accountability0.0
+ 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 19.8

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.

Compensation & Wages9.5
Training & Education2.1
Worker Ownership0.0
Management & Worker Communication0.6
Human Rights & Labor Policy1.2
Occupational Health & Safety1.8

Community 20.2

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.

Job Creation3.5
Diversity & Inclusion4.8
Civic Engagement & Giving3.5
Local Involvement2.0
Suppliers, Distributors & Product5.4

Environment 28.6

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.

Land, Office, Plant2.6
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers2.7

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score80.2

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