State of Sahaja: Yoga Mats & Yoga Studio That Gives Back

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Queensland, Australia

Certified Since

October 2019

Industry

Sports goods

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

Australia

State of Sahaja is a yoga mat company and yoga studio that was founded by a yogini after she overcome her mental health struggles to pay forward the love and light she received during those darkest days. For every Sahaja yoga mat sold, they donate a solar light to families in Mozambique. Their yoga studio is a part of 1% for the planet, they donate disposable menstrual products to those need & a percentage of our workshop profits is donated to charity. Sahaja yoga mats are a yoga mat & towel in one. The micro fibre towel top is made from recycled plastics with a natural tree rubber base. All the designs are original artworks created from Sahaja Yoga mats, Founder Judes Yang's design concepts to help aid with alignment. The artwork is inspired from Sacred Geometry & all have so much depth and meaning to them. They call all who own Sahaja yoga mats, Light Givers, as they light up peoples lives, metaphorically & physically. When you purchase a Sahaja yoga mat, you aren't just buying a yoga mat. When you come and take a class at State of Sahaja yoga studio, you aren't just taking a yoga class; you are contributing to the betterment of another persons life, you become a Light Giver and together we can all make a difference.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, State of Sahaja: Yoga Mats & Yoga Studio That Gives Back earned an overall score of 98.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
98.4
98.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 6.9

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 & Engagement2.5
Corporate Accountability0.0
Transparency1.9
+ 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.


Community 72.4

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 & Inclusion5.4
Civic Engagement & Giving19.9
Local Involvement2.9
Suppliers, Distributors & Product3.8
+ Designed to Give39.6

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.


Environment 8.3

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.

Land, Office, Plant0.5
Inputs3.0
Outputs1.5
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers3.0

Customers 10.6

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.

+ Health & Wellness Improvement10.6
+ Serving in Need Populations0

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score98.4

B Labs Logo - Home Link

Sign up to our Insights newsletter, a monthly digest of the latest news on economic systems change from B Lab Global.

We take the security of your data seriously, read our privacy policy for further information. For newsletter communications relating to your local region, please visit Global Partner sites to subscribe.

Copyright © 2022 B Lab. All rights reserved.