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Copper8

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Noord-Holland, Netherlands The

Certified Since

May 2016

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Countries of Operations

Netherlands The

Contributing to sustainable breakthroughs is what motivates Copper8. Realizing ambitious sustainable projects requires a different way of working, a different way of collaborating and a new business model. Copper8 helps organizations achieve ambitious sustainability projects within tight financial budgets. Collaboration between value chain partners is often key in creating breakthroughs. Copper8 initiates and facilitates the connection between different disciplines, allowing sustainable innovations to develop. Copper8 helps organizations build necessary organizational structures and partnerships, and secure the resulting collaborative thought in business models and contracts. In combining the softer aspects of collaboration with the performance indicators and financial requirements of all parties involved, it is ensured that the projects are supported by the C-suite. With passion and drive, Copper8 works together with their clients to organize and realize ambitious projects. A clear focus is set on the manufacturing industry, in order to make the impact truly visible. Copper8 initiates, facilitates and secures both radically sustainable as well as circular economy projects.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Copper8 earned an overall score of 125.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
125.4
125.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 13.9

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 & Engagement2.0
Corporate Accountability0.0
Transparency4.4
+ Mission Locked7.5

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 31.0

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 & Wages8.8
Benefits12.8
Training & Education2.6
Worker Ownership2.6
Management & Worker Communication4.1

Community 30.8

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 Creation2.4
Diversity & Inclusion5.7
Civic Engagement & Giving6.6
Local Involvement10.8
Suppliers, Distributors & Product4.0

Environment 9.4

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, Plant5.5
Inputs2.2
Outputs1.7

Customers 40.1

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.

+ Impact Improvement27.2
+ Serving in Need Populations12.9

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

2018 Overall B Impact Score125.4
2016 Overall B Impact Score119.1

Best for the World

Each year, B Lab releases lists honoring the top-performing Certified B Corporations overall as well as within each Impact Area.

Best For The World: Customers2019
Best For The World: Overall2019
Best For The World: Overall2018
Best For The World: Customers2018
Best For The World: Overall2017
Best For The World: Customers2017

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