haircare and skincare products

Parma, Emilia-Romagna



About Davines

Founded in Parma, Italy in 1983 by the Bollati Family, Davines Group started as a research laboratory, producing high-end hair care products for renowned cosmetic companies worldwide. After a decade of honing our expertise, the company began creating its own brand of Davines hair care products exclusively for salons, and in 1996 founded Comfort Zone skin care for premier spas. Since the beginning, they’ve focused on crafting quality products that are scientifically engineered to work, and express their distinctive style and spirit.

More than two decades later, the Davines Group community spans over 90 countries, with an headquarters in Parma and New York City, Paris, London, Mexico City, Hong Kong and Deventer (Holland), followed by thousands of salons and spas and hundreds upon hundreds of passionate clients. Their roots are firmly planted in their beginnings as a family-owned research laboratory guided by the same desire for quality products with a sustainable and ethical approach.

“The Davines' wish to become a B Corp is a coherent and concrete expression of our Sustainable Beauty vision and our development model oriented to a prosperous longevity." Davide Bollati President and Paolo Braguzzi CEO.

The Change We Seek®

This certification is the realization of Davines’ beauty vision and its development model.

Davines believes that it is necessary to involve all levels of the company structure, in order to reach measurable targets on increasingly challenging projects. This is an approach which reflects what the company is today, and what it could be and seeks to become.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

November 2016

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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