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East Africa Fruits Co.

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Certified Since

May 2019

Sector

Agriculture/Growers

Countries of Operations

Tanzania

East Africa Fruits Co. (EAF) is a full service distributor of produce from farms to retailers. EAF collects produce from smallholder farmers through a network of collection centres and uses efficient logistics to transport and distribute produce to customers in the cities of Tanzania. The Company works closely with smallholder farmers, offering extension support and trainings to ensure high agricultural productivity of farmers and guarantees a stable market to the farmers. By eliminating inefficiencies in the supply chain, EAF is able to offer fair prices to smallholder farmers which increases their incomes and livelihoods.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, East Africa Fruits Co. earned an overall score of 81.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
81
81 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 10.0

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 & Engagement1.5
Corporate Accountability1.2
Ethics2.6
Transparency2.1
+ Mission Locked2.5

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 21.0

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.

Compensation & Wages7.7
Benefits3.3
Training & Education2.7
Worker Ownership4.6
Management & Worker Communication1.4
Human Rights & Labor Policy0.1
Occupational Health & Safety0.9

Community 31.0

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.

Job Creation6.4
Diversity & Inclusion3.8
Civic Engagement & Giving1.3
Local Involvement3.0
Suppliers, Distributors & Product6.3
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation10

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.


Environment 18.9

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.

Land, Office, Plant2.3
Inputs7.2
Outputs1.8
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers3.4
+ Designed to Conserve Agriculture Process0

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score81

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