Viña Polkura SpA

Certified B Corporation

O'Higgins, Chile

Certified Since

December 2015


Agricultural Processing



Operates In


POLKURA winery, has the ambition to take action about the footprint generated by uncorking each one of its bottles anywhere around the world. It wants the production of wine, to become part of the solution to global challenges such as climate change, the water crisis and the loss of biodiversity. Polkura is inspired by the production of fine wine, in order to help reposition Chile in the global wine scene. The vineyard was established in 2002, acknowledging the natural environment it was surrounded by. From the beginning the main focus has been Syrah, however, also other grape varieties have been explored. The site is located on the Polkura Hill in Marchigüe, at the eastern slope of the Coastal Range in the Colchagua Valley. In the native language of the Mapuche people, POLKURA means "yellow stone", in reference to the large amount of yellow granite found in the soils of the area.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Viña Polkura SpA earned an overall score of 107.9. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
107.9 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.0

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 & Engagement2.7
Ethics & Transparency4.3
+ 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 16.6

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 Security5.3
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.3
Career Development2.2
Engagement & Satisfaction3.5

Community 15.2

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, & Inclusion4.1
Economic Impact2.3
Civic Engagement & Giving2.4
Supply Chain Management4.0

Environment 56.3

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 Management2.0
Air & Climate5.3
Land & Life10.7
+ Environmentally Innovative Agricultural Process26.1

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 2.5

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 Stewardship2.0

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score107.9
2018 Overall B Impact Score91.7
2015 Overall B Impact Score87.3

Additional Documentation

Viña Polkura SA.Disclosure Report.2022 (SECURED)

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