Novamont is among the companies "Best for The World 2021", the program that recognizes B Corporations that have achieved the highest verified scores at global level in one or more impact areas, on which B Corporation certification is based: governance, workers, community, environment and customers. In particular, the score the group received in the “Environment” Impact Area reaches the top 5% of all B Corp worldwide. Therefore, the nomination acknowledges our positive impact on the environment, having achieved the highest standards of sustainability through our circular bioeconomy model.
Novamont obtained the B Corp Certification in 2020 with a score of excellence of 104. At the same time, the group has made its commitment to promote a truly sustainable and inclusive economic model binding, by amending its article of association and legally becoming a Benefit Company, a legal form of business identifying companies that include making a positive impact on society and biosphere in their corporate objects.
The “Best for the World” recognition is administered by B Lab, the global non-profit network that certifies and mobilizes Certified B Corporations, which are for-profit companies that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Today there are more than 4,000 Certified B Corporations across 77 countries and 153 industries, unified by one common goal: transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. Close to 800 B Corps from more than 50 countries were named to the 2021 Best for the World lists.