SUGO Holding Corporation

Certified B Corporation

Lima, Peru

Certified Since

November 2021


General retail via Internet



Operates In





United States


Sugo democratizes sustainability by preventing unsold products from being discarded and offering them at a fraction of their retail price. The online store is of Sugo Holding Co., a movement that creates solutions to achieve zero-waste. This group of companies promotes the non-destruction of unsold goods and food products in perfect conditions. To achieve this goal, stakeholders, government agencies, NGOs and consumers are encouraged to engage in waste reduction efforts and get rewarded for it. Today Sugo operates in Peru, Colombia and it is expanding to Mexico and Chile. As a result of this, more than three million unsold products have been saved from final disposal. Sugo works with partners such as L'Oréal, Unilever, and Diageo that rely on Sugo to strengthen their sustainable development agendas and to mitigate the discard of unsold products together.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, SUGO Holding Corporation earned an overall score of 111.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
111.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.0

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 & Engagement2.1
Ethics & Transparency2.8
+ 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 15.4

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 Security1.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.5
Career Development1.2
Engagement & Satisfaction2.3

Community 25.3

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, & Inclusion3.4
Economic Impact8.5
Civic Engagement & Giving5.9
Supply Chain Management3.6

Environment 52.6

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 Management6.5
Air & Climate8.8
Land & Life5.7
+ Resource Conservation30

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 3.0

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 Stewardship3.0

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score111.4

Additional Documentation

SUGO Disclosure Report 2021

SUGO Controversial Industry Statement 2021

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