The Heritage Bee Co.

Hive hosting, CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), Raw Honey, Seed Bombs

Mulmur, Ontario

Canada

www.heritagebee.com

About The Heritage Bee Co.

The Heritage Bee Co. makes beekeeping a possibility through their hive hosting solutions. They practice organic management of our bees, using no synthetic chemicals and/or antibiotics for pest and disease management.

We founded The Heritage Bee Co., after working many years in large traditional industries. At the time we were taught to solely maximize shareholder value. Neither of us felt whole and complete, nor comfortable with this approach. We endeavoured to start a business that served a wider variety of constituents - the environment, the public, and the bees - just to name a few. The B Corporation provides us with an essential and ethical set of guidelines to grow our business that is in line with our values and beliefs, while serving a broader community.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

February 2018
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Environment

Environment

The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.

31
7
Workers

Workers

The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.

18
Customers

Customers

The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).

N/A
Community

Community

The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.

49
17
Governance

Governance

The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

10
6
Overall B Score
90
55

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

view full reports ยป