Vedante Corp

Reflective clothing and accesories for people and pets

Boulder, Colorado

United States

vedante.com

About Vedante

Vedante manufactures and sells a line of fashionable reflective clothing and accessories, for people and pets world-wide who travel, work, train, or play during low-light conditions outdoors. Vedante brings visual safety to the fashion business with 360 degree night visibility, and fashion to the safety business with products that are fashionable, tasteful, and fun.

They are committed to saving lives and reducing injuries from vehicle-pedestrian and vehicle-bicycle accidents while at the same time providing products that make people feel safe and look good while wearing them. Vedante creates "fashion that reflects well on you!"

There are no current US legal entities which empower mission/profit based companies. We are a member to encourage and support legislation of a "B Corporation", to certify Vedante's social and profit based mission and to collaborate with other companies who are B Corporations.

The Change We Seek®

Vedante was formed to save lives and reduce injuries world-wide from vehicle-pedestrian and auto-bicyclist accidents by creating great products, fostering community safety education and supporting safety legislation.

In addition to realizing substantial returns for our investors, we are committed to providing our people an uncommonly challenging and rewarding company with which to work, enhancing social justice and protecting the environment.

As a triple bottom line company, we are commited to fair trade, green packaging, reuse of non-green resources and holding ourselves accountable for a high level of sustainable practices at our corporate offices.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

May 2008
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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10
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.

N/A
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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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9
Overall B Score
91
80

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: 

Environment: >25% recycled office supplies; policy to minimize corporate travel

Community: >25% of suppliers located in low-income communities; >10% of net profits given to charity; actively recruit minority-owned suppliers

Miscellany: 

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