The House of Botanicals

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Scotland, United Kingdom

Certified Since

December 2021

Industry

Beverages

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

United Kingdom

Established in 2009 and the oldest bartender-owned brand in the United Kingdom, The House of Botanicals Distillery in Aberdeen is home to an array of botanical based beverages including the House of Botanicals Gins, Dr. Adam’s Cocktail Bitters portfolio, and the Italian influenced Pietro Nicola range of aperitivi & digestivo. Family run by Adam & Steffie Elan-Elmegirab, The House of Botanicals operates with a zero-waste ethos and only work with ethically sourced, sustainable, raw materials. Our sole desire is to create a range of unique, quality, hand-crafted products for the growing demands of the beverage industry, with the spotlight shone on botanicals and the influence they have in the world of mixed drinks.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, The House of Botanicals earned an overall score of 102.1. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
102.1
102.1 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.4

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 & Engagement3.0
Ethics & Transparency3.4
+ 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 32.6

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 Security10.0
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.1
Career Development3.3
Engagement & Satisfaction5.6

Community 20.8

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, & Inclusion3.2
Economic Impact4.3
Civic Engagement & Giving6.0
Supply Chain Management3.3

Environment 27.1

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 Management8.0
Air & Climate5.3
Water1.8
Land & Life8.8

Customers 5.0

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 Stewardship5.0


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score102.1

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