Revolution Foods

School Lunches

Oakland, California

United States

revolutionfoods.com

About Revolution Foods

Revolution Foods is on a mission to ignite a healthy food revolution and believes that all children deserve access to healthy, wholesome food. It has revolutionized the school lunch line by providing 1 million  healthy, affordable and fresh-prepared meals to students across the nation every week. Two-thirds of these children are in low-income households. Founded in 2006, Revolution Foods serves fresh and healthy school meals - breakfast, lunch, snack, and supper - to 1,000 school programs nationwide. Their meals are home–style and based on real food ingredients like whole grains and fresh fruits and vegetables. They never use high fructose corn syrup, artificial trans fats, preservatives or anything artificial.

Revolution Foods is committed to making an impact by providing healthy meals and offering of nutrition education programs designed to encourage healthier eating decisions. With high food standards and a reach into 1,000 schools programs across the country, Revolution Foods is leading the charge against the national childhood obesity crisis.

In addition to the meal program, Revolution Foods also promotes children's nutrition through healthy vending operations in schools and community gathering places.

Since 2006, Revolution Foods has served over 60 million healthy meals.

We're a mission-driven company founded on the premise that access to healthy eating is a universal right. Being a B Corp member enables us to join a community of similar-minded organizations dedicated to making a difference to the world through business.

The Change We Seek®

Their meals are all compliant with the National School Lunch program. This allows them to create greater access to nutritional meals and enables them to serve the 80% of their student base who qualify for free and reduced-price lunches. They are committed to doing nothing short of making lasting improvements in the way their children eat and making healthy eating a universal right. Providing nutritious meals in school is just the first step to combating the trend of unhealthy eating behaviors. By coupling access to healthy foods along with their in-school nutrition education programs, they're fostering a foundation of healthy eating behaviors in children and providing the tools they need to make decisions for a healthier future.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

March 2011
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Governance

Governance

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.

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Workers

Workers

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.

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Community

Community

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.

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Environment

Environment

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.

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Overall B Score
115
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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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Company Highlights: 

Employees: >21% of employees are hired from underserved communities, >80% of worker’s health insurance premiums paid, >70% of worker’s family health insurance premiums paid, >6 weeks paid maternity leave

Communnity: >50% of employees are women, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, >50% of suppliers are independent and local, >50% of customers are local

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