8.4
Scientific Rating

Frontier Bulk Chai Tea

Rank: 1 out of 2,485 Loose Teas · Company: Frontier Natural Products
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Health

7.8

Environment

This company's environmental policies, practices and performance place it among the best 5% of companies rated by GoodGuide.
  • 8.5

    Core Company Environmental Performance

    Summary evaluation of a company's overall environmental performance, considering its management policies and practices; resource use; environmental impacts; and degree of environmental transparency.

    Rating: 8.5 out of 10

    • 9.2

      Environmental Management

      Evaluation of a company's environmental management, considering how it is governed and whether it exhibits any leading edge practices or is involved in any controversies or compliance issues.

      Rating: 9.2 out of 10

      • 10

        Leading Edge Practices

        Indicates a company's leading environmental efforts; based on awards and certifications, external initiatives, and exemplary policies.

        GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

        Rating: 10 out of 10

      • 8.4

        Governance

        Summary evaluation of a company's governance capabilities, considering its policies and practices, environmental reporting activities, and management of its supply chain.

        Rating: 8.4 out of 10

        • 10

          Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's environmental policies.

          Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 10

            Environmental Policies

            • 10

              Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass environmental policy.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 10 out of 10

            • 7.0

              Policies

              Indicates the strength of a company's environmental management policies.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 9.0

          Supply Chain

          Indicates the strength of a company's policies and practices relating to the environmental impacts of its supply chain.

          Rating: 9.0 out of 10

          • 9.0

            Policies and Practices

            • 9.0

              Supply Chain Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass their environmental supply chain.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 9.0 out of 10

            • 7.0

              Supply Chain Policy

              This indicates how a company incorporates environmental considerations and policy into its supply chain

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 6.0

          Reporting

          Indicates the strength of a company's policies and practices relating to environmental reporting.

          Rating: 6.0 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Policies and Practices, Reporting Policy

            Indicates whether a company reports on environmental initiatives using accepted global standards

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

    • 9.1

      Transparency

      Summary evaluation of the amount of data a company makes public for assessing its environmental practices and performance.

      GoodGuide, Transparency

      Rating: 9.1 out of 10

    • 8.2

      Environmental Impacts

      Summary evaluation of a company's environmental impacts, considering its policies and practices relating to air and water emissions, waste management and biodiversity.

      Rating: 8.2 out of 10

      • 9.0

        Biodiversity

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices relating to biodiversity and ecosystem impacts.

        Rating: 9.0 out of 10

        • 9.0

          Policies and Practices

          • 9.0

            Biodiversity Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass biodiversity.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 9.0 out of 10

          • 7.0

            Biodiversity Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's biodiversity policies.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

      • 8.0

        Emissions

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices relating to air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and waste management.

        Rating: 8.0 out of 10

        • 10

          Greenhouse Gases, Policies and Practices

          • 10

            Greenhouse Gas Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass greenhouse gasses.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 7.0

            Greenhouse Gas Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's greenhouse gas policies.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 9.0

          Water Pollution, Policies and Practices

          • 9.0

            Water Pollution Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass wastewater.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 9.0 out of 10

          • 7.0

            Water Pollution Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's wastewater policies.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 9.0

          Waste, Policies and Practices

          • 9.0

            Waste Management Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass waste.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 9.0 out of 10

          • 7.0

            Waste Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's solid waste policies.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 4.0

          Criteria and Hazardous Air Pollutants, Air Pollution Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's toxic air pollutant (e.g. NOx, SOx, PM) policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

    • 7.7

      Resource Use

      Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to resouce use, considering energy, water and materials.

      Rating: 7.7 out of 10

      • 10

        Energy

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to energy use.

        Rating: 10 out of 10

        • 10

          Policies and Practices

          • 10

            Renewable Energy % of Total Use

            What is the percentage of energy used that is derived from renewable sources?

            GoodGuide, Renewable Energy Data

            Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 10

            Energy Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass energy policy or management.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 7.0

            Energy Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's energy policies.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

      • 7.0

        Materials

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to materials use.

        Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 7.0

          Policies and Practices, Materials Policy

          Indicates whether a company has a comprehensive policy relating to materials management and reduction

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 7.0 out of 10

      • 6.0

        Water

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to water use.

        Rating: 6.0 out of 10

        • 6.0

          Policies and Practices, Water Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's water policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 6.0 out of 10

  • 7.0

    Product

    • 10

      Certifications

      • 10

        Fairtrade Certified Tea (Environ)

        GoodGuide Bottled Beverages, Fair Trade Certification

        Rating: 10 out of 10

      • 9.0

        Certified USDA Organic Tea

        USDA, Certified Organic

        Rating: 9.0 out of 10

    • 4.0

      Tea Product Category

      Goodguide Tea Attributes, Tea Product Categories

      Rating: 4.0 out of 10

9.0

Society

This company's social policies, practices and performance place it among the best 5% of companies rated by GoodGuide.
  • 10

    Product, Fairtrade Certified

    GoodGuide Bottled Beverages, Fair Trade Certification

    Rating: 10 out of 10

  • 7.9

    Core Company Social Performance

    Summary evaluation of a company's overall social performance, considering its management policies and practices; impacts on workers, consumers and communities; and degree of social transparency.

    Rating: 7.9 out of 10

    • 9.0

      Community

      Summary evaluation of a company's performance relating to communities, considering its management policies and practices; community relationships; stakeholder engagement activities; and public policy positions.

      Rating: 9.0 out of 10

      • 10

        Community Relationships, Policies and Practices

        • 10

          Community Relations Awards and Certifications

          Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass community relations

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 10 out of 10

        • 7.0

          Community Relations Policy

          Indicates the strength of the company's community relations policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 7.0 out of 10

      • 8.0

        Stakeholder Engagement, Policies and Practices

        • 8.0

          Stakeholder Engagement Awards and Certifications

          Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass stakeholder engagement

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 8.0 out of 10

        • 6.0

          Stakeholder Engagement Policy

          Indicates the strength of a company's stakeholder engagement policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 6.0 out of 10

    • 9.0

      Management

      Evaluation of a company's social management, considering how it is governed and whether it exhibits any leading edge practices or is involved in any controversies or compliance issues.

      Rating: 9.0 out of 10

      • 10

        Leading Edge Practices

        Indicates a company's leading social efforts; based on awards and certifications, external initiatives, and exemplary policies.

        GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

        Rating: 10 out of 10

      • 8.0

        Governance

        • 10

          Policies, Policies and Practices

          • 10

            Social Governance Policy Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass social governance policy

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 7.0

            Social Governance Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's social governance policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Supply Chain, Policies and Practices

          • 8.0

            Supply Chain Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass social aspects of its supply chain

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 7.0

            Supply Chain Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's social supply chain policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 6.0

          Reporting, Social Issue Reporting Policy

          Indicates the strength of a company's social reporting policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 6.0 out of 10

    • 8.5

      Workers

      Summary evaluation of a company's performance relating to workers, considering its management policies and practices; diversity & equal opportunity record; and human rights issues.

      Rating: 8.5 out of 10

      • 10

        General, Policies and Practices

        • 10

          Worker Awards and Certifications

          Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass general worker treatment.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 10 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's general worker policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 8.0 out of 10

      • 8.0

        Occupational Health and Safety, Policies and Practices

        • 8.0

          Occupational Health & Safety Awards and Certifications

          Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass occupational health and safety.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 8.0 out of 10

        • 6.0

          Occupational Health & Safety Policy

          Indicates the strength of a company's occupational health and safety policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 6.0 out of 10

      • 8.0

        Human Rights

        • 8.0

          General Human Rights, Policies and Practices

          • 8.0

            Human Rights Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass human rights

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 7.0

            Human Rights Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's human rights policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining, Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's freedom of association and collective bargaining policies

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 8.0 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Child Labor, Policies and Practices

          • 8.0

            Labor Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications to eliminate child labor

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 4.0

            Child Labor Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's child labor policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Forced and Compulsory Labor, Policies and Practices

          • 8.0

            Labor Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications to eliminate forced or compulsory labor

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 4.0

            Forced and Compulsory Labor Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's forced and compulsory labor policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 4.0 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Indigenous Rights, Policies and Practices

          • 8.0

            Indigenous Rights Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass indigenous rights

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 4.0

            Indigenous Rights Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's indigenous rights policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 4.0 out of 10

      • 8.0

        Diversity and Equal Opportunity, Policies and Practices

        • 8.0

          Diversity Awards and Certifications

          Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass diversity, equal opportunity and non-discrimination

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 8.0 out of 10

        • 4.0

          Diversity and Equal Opportunity Policies

          Indicates the strength of a company's policy on diversity, equal opportunity and non-discrimination

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

    • 6.7

      Transparency

      Summary evaluation of the amount of data a company makes public for assessing its social practices and performance.

      GoodGuide, Transparency

      Rating: 6.7 out of 10

    • 6.5

      Consumers

      Summary evaluation of a company's performance relating to consumers, considering its management policies and practices; health & safety record; and product marketing and labeling practices.

      Rating: 6.5 out of 10

      • 9.0

        Customer Health and Safety, Policies and Practices

        • 9.0

          Customer Health & Safety Awards and Certifications

          Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass customer health and safety

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 9.0 out of 10

        • 7.0

          Customer Health & Safety Policy

          Indicates the strength of a company's customer health and safety policy

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 7.0 out of 10

      • 4.0

        Marketing Communications, Marketing Policy

        Indicates the strength of a company's marketing policy

        GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

        Rating: 4.0 out of 10

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About the Brand

Parent Company:

Frontier Natural Products

Other Products made include:

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