Our Impact

B-Corp Certificate

We are the First B Corp company in Vietnam

Les Vergers du Mékong is the first company in Vietnam and Cambodia that has received a B Certification, joining a global community of over 2800 certified B Corporations in 150 different industries.

 
Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.

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For Les Vergers du Mékong, the B Corp status reflects an evaluation of our social and environmental commitments that cover all of our company's aspects starting from our active support for a local, eco-friendly and family-owned agriculture in the Mekong Delta. B Lab audited how we operate our experimental fruits farms and our nurseries for endangered indigenous fruit species. It analyzed our local sourcing practices through our network of regenerative agriculture training programs and collecting centers to create a unique and strong sustainable value chain that integrates approximately two thousand small-scaled farms in Vietnam. The assessment covers the company’s entire operation which is based on our contributions to the community, our workers and the environment and measures our positive impact of the company on aspects of governance, human resources, the environment protection, as well as the creation and processing locally of natural products and the direct distribution in Vietnam and Cambodia. Les Vergers du Mékong long-term commitment to consider the impact of the company’s actions on employees, farmers, communities, consumers, and the environment as a whole is not alone anymore; as a Certified B Corp, Les Vergers du Mékong is part of a more formal alliance with other companies around the world who are committed to ethical modeling and progressive approaches to business. Jean-Luc Voisin concludes by explaining that ‘Business should be used as a force for good in the world because we have a responsibility to the planet and the community’. THE B CORP DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE We envision a global economy that uses business as a force for good. This economy is comprised of a new type of corporation - the B Corporation - Which is purpose-driven and creates benefit for all stakeholders, not just shareholders.

As B Corporations and leaders of this emerging economy, we believe:

• That we must be the change we seek in the world.

• That all business ought to be conducted as if people and place mattered.

• That, through their products, practices, and profits, businesses should aspire to do no harm and benefit all. • To do so, we are required to act with the understanding that we are dependent upon each other and thus responsible for each other and future generations.