Chopwood, LLC

Outdoor Retailer

Crested Butte, Colorado

United States

About Chopwood, LLC

Chopwood Mercantile is as a refreshing find in the world of 'outdoor' retail—based on the motto 'Live your Passion'.

Taking decades of mountain retail and merging it with the concept of a 'public house' along with a little bit of old-school friendly mercantile. It's not just about buying "stuff". Stop in, strike up a conversation and share your passion for getting out there and living life.

Proving tiny towns can too be progressive and influential even if there are more dogs and cattle than people. A small business with bigger ideas is where Chopwood Mercantile falls. Locally owned and operated they feel it’s their responsibility to business the B Corp way. Certified B Corporations® are built on the basis that businesses have an equal responsibility to their community and to our planet as they do to serve their customers and shareholders.

The Change We Seek®

Chopwood Mercantile is devoted to sharing their passion, mission, and voice for change in the retail world. Rethinking retail is where it began for Chopwood Mercantile and becoming a Certified B Corporation® is one step closer to influencing an industry that requires change in order for prosperity for all. Feel comfortable with shopping at Chopwood as you are apart of a bigger movement.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

March 2017

Company Score

Median Score*



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.



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.



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).



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.



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.

Overall B Score

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

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