Certified B Corporation

Massachusetts, United States

Certified Since

October 2011


Personal care products



Operates In

United States

Preserve, a certified B Corporation, is a leading sustainable consumer goods company that produces stylish, eco-friendly household products, as well as products for food service.   Preserve's business model is centered on mitigating the environmental impact of consumer products by producing products that require lower carbon emissions, lead to less consumption and waste, and protect the oceans. Using proprietary sourcing, recycling, and manufacturing systems, Preserve has developed the ability to make well designed, sustainable consumer products out of recycled materials, plant-based bioplastics and ocean diverted plastics.  The company is helping to create an ethos of reuse, recycling, and composting in a sector that is responsible for more than 25% of total U.S. emissions.  Preserve’s products can be found in more than 7,000 retail and food service locations across the US including Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe's.  Learn more about Preserve at

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Preserve earned an overall score of 98.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
98.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.8

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 & Engagement2.2
Ethics & Transparency4.6
+ 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 21.4

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 Security9.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.1
Career Development2.7
Engagement & Satisfaction5.3

Community 19.5

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, & Inclusion4.4
Economic Impact3.7
Civic Engagement & Giving4.3
Supply Chain Management4.1

Environment 36.3

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 Management5.7
Air & Climate9.7
Land & Life8.1
+ Resource Conservation12.1

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 4.3

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 Stewardship4.3

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score98.6
2018 Overall B Impact Score108.9
2015 Overall B Impact Score105.5
2013 Overall B Impact Score104.2
2012 Overall B Impact Score102.9

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