The vine is 4% agriculture and 20% pesticides, we want to change that!
We work with winegrowers who put life back at the heart of their estates, at the heart of viticulture. All our bottles are reusable, we work on zero waste with our stainless steel boxes and our zero waste pallets (moreover, we have divided our waste by 25 in 2 years). And finally, we are building a new, more inclusive business model, with more joy and transparency.
It is this great consistency that makes Oé a company labeled B Corp. B Corp is the label for companies that work for the common good. The goal is not to be the best in the world but the best FOR the world.
Oé was born with the desire to do good, to contribute to moving the lines. We find it stylish to say that we are an Impact Native Brand , an impact brand if we speak French.
We also needed a guide, a compass to help us go further in our approach. Also surround yourself with the best companies to draw inspiration from them and in turn inspire us.
The great adventure of the B Corp label
Beginning of the B Corp adventure started in 2016 with Camille, one of the first people to join the team. After several months of work to complete the questionnaire, we were awarded the label in 2017 - flush with the daisies - with 82 points .
In three years, we have immersed ourselves in the global vision of B corp, meetings, working groups and conferences in which we had the chance to participate as guests or messengers. Which guided us to the score of 97.9 points in 2020 .
Currently, the team and in particular Cécile, Charlotte and Mathilde are busy submitting the new questionnaire. And we hope to hit 130 points (but shh, it's a secret!)
Everything you want to know about B Corp:
- the questionnaire gathers 200 questions (it's looong),
- you need at least 80 points to obtain the label (we roll up our sleeves)
- and the average of companies that take the questionnaire have around 50 points (it puts pressure)
When you complete the B Corp questionnaire - the famous B Impact Assessment - you unlock Impact Business Models (the IBM aka " Impact Business Model ").
An IBM is an objective that we achieve according to the actions implemented with the company in favor of the well-being and protection of employees, customers, resources and biodiversity and that we have a real positive impact on our society and the world around us.
Impact business models (IBM) that we touch with Oé:
- the protection of our corporate mission to “Transform agriculture, business and consumption in the service of the Common Good”
- staff professional development
- poverty reduction in the supply chain
- the fight against poverty through micro-distribution
- local economic development
- the preservation of resources
- safeguarding the soil and wildlife
- cleansing of toxins
We talk to you very quickly about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that we support.