Weleda AG Group

Certified B Corporation

Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

Certified Since

September 2021


Personal care products



Operates In







Czech Republic,



Hong Kong S.A.R.,





Netherlands The,

New Zealand,



South Korea,





United Kingdom,

United States

Weleda AG Arlesheim is a public limited company under Swiss law with headquarters in Arlesheim near Basel (Switzerland) and a branch office in Schwäbisch Gmünd (Germany). The international Weleda Group consists of 25 companies worldwide and employs more than 2,500 people. Weleda products are available in over 50 countries. Weleda is the world’s leading manufacturer of certified organic and natural cosmetics and medicines for anthroposophic therapy. “Unfolding the health and beauty of people and nature” is Weleda’s corporate purpose. The company has been guided by this principle since it was founded in 1921 and has always placed sustainability above profit. Serving the environment and the common good is also anchored in the company’s bylaws. Certified is the Weleda Group with its country units: Switzerland, Germany, Argentina, Australia, Benelux, Brazil, Chile, France, Great Britain, Italy, New Zealand, Austria, Russia, Sweden, Slovakia, Spain, South Korea, Czech Republic, Ukraine, USA and Weleda Hong Kong.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Weleda AG Group earned an overall score of 106.8. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
106.8 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.5

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.

Workers 19.4

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.

Community 33.6

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.

Environment 32.1

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.

Customers 5.9

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.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score106.8

Additional Documentation

Score methodology summary

Transparent Assessment - Weleda AG Group 2021

Transparent Assessment - Weleda Group - South America

Transparent Disclosure - Weleda AG Group 2021

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