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Winclove Probiotics, a family business, has been researching, developing, and producing probiotic formulations together with business partners in the Netherlands and abroad since 1987. Based in the north of Amsterdam, Winclove Probiotics strives to be the best company for the world. Thirty years ago, hardly anyone had even heard of probiotics. However, the two friends and companions Pieter Pekelharing and Bram van Leeuwen were fully convinced that these good bacteria can contribute greatly to people's well-being. Pieter himself, for example, had benefited much from probiotics. Counter to conventional thinking, they worked hard to exploit the potential of probiotics and to convince the medical and scientific world. Their motives then are Winclove’s motives today: We want to help people and contribute to improving the quality of life. First and foremost, by trusting in probiotics; trusting those billions of good bacteria that live in and around us and are essential for our health. But also by trusting people. This gives our employees the full confidence to do their jobs and the freedom to develop themselves continually. Partly as a result of these developments, we are able to innovate and improve our products, making us even better able to help people.
Overall B Impact Score
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.
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.
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