Yuxta Energy S.A.

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

Certified Since

November 2016

Industry

Environmental consulting

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Costa Rica

YUXTA Energy is a growing and global Certified B Corporation, which started in Costa Rica by using business as a force for good. Their decisions are based on People, Planet & Profit. As a signatory of the UN Global Compact, YUXTA Energy develops and collaborates on business models that enable the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Their work has been focused on SDG #7, ensuring access to affordable, reliable and modern energy for all, mainly in America, but recently expanding to other goals and other regions around the world. Depending on the market needs, they provide solutions on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Electric Transportation, Smart Metering and Data Services. Costa Rica runs on 98% renewable electricity. They will work with you to do the same in your country, for the benefit of the world.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Yuxta Energy S.A. earned an overall score of 101.8. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
101.8
101.8 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 20.5

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 & Engagement3.2
Ethics & Transparency7.2
+ 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 23.1

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 Security5.7
Health, Wellness, & Safety7.0
Career Development4.7
Engagement & Satisfaction4.9

Community 19.5

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, & Inclusion4.2
Economic Impact8.3
Civic Engagement & Giving3.5
Supply Chain Management1.5

Environment 36.0

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 Management3.5
Air & Climate2.4
Water1.0
Land & Life2.8
+ Renewable or Cleaner-burning Energy25.8

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 2.6

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 Stewardship2.6


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score101.8
2016 Overall B Impact Score99.3

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