Taos Ski Valley, Inc.

Certified B Corporation

New Mexico, United States

Certified Since

February 2017


Other recreation


Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Taos, nestled among the pristine peaks of the Rocky Mountains in Northern New Mexico, is one of North America's premier mountain resort and adventure destinations. Taos offers a relaxed, friendly, welcoming atmosphere, breathtaking scenery and exhilarating terrain for every ability level. The resort offers a year-round, spirited mountain experience unlike any other and is committed to maintaining its authentic charm while investing in new amenities both on-mountain and in the base area. Taos' purpose is to Enjoy. Protect. Give. To provide enjoyable experiences for its guests and all those who visit or work at Taos. To protect and enhance the natural environment. And to give back to the community and to the planet. Taos has long maintained a commitment to the people who live in Northern New Mexico, as well as to a sustainable economic future for the entire region. Moreover, the resort is proud of its ongoing stewardship of its stunning natural environment for all to enjoy now and for future generations.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Taos Ski Valley, Inc. earned an overall score of 82.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
82.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.7

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
Ethics & Transparency3.5
+ 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 24.7

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 Security8.1
Health, Wellness, & Safety8.0
Career Development3.1
Engagement & Satisfaction5.1

Community 20.9

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, & Inclusion5.5
Economic Impact4.5
Civic Engagement & Giving5.4
Supply Chain Management3.0

Environment 15.8

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 Management4.2
Air & Climate6.0
Land & Life3.9

Customers 6.4

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 Stewardship0.9
+ Health & Wellness Improvement3.9
+ Serving Underserved Populations (Direct)1.5

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.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2020 Overall B Impact Score82.7
2017 Overall B Impact Score89.5

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