Comet Skateboards

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Rhode Island, United States

Certified Since

June 2008

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

United States

Comet Skateboards is a skateboard manufacturer committed to the use and development of eco-effective processes and materials with the goal of closed-loop manufacturing as their guiding light.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Comet Skateboards earned an overall score of 91.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
91.6
91.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.1

The Governance Impact Area evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social and environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement3.5
Corporate Accountability2.1
Transparency4.0
+ Mission Locked7.5

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.


Community 43.3

The Community Impact Area evaluates a company's engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity, and inclusion; economic impact; civic engagement; charitable giving; and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity & Inclusion8.1
Civic Engagement & Giving13.3
Local Involvement7.5
Suppliers, Distributors & Product14.2

Environment 31.1

The Environment Impact Area evaluates a company's overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company's operations and, when applicable, its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Land, Office, Plant2.7
Inputs3.9
Outputs1.8
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers0.0
+ Resource Conservation7.3
+ Land/wildlife Conservation15.3

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2018 Overall B Impact Score91.6
2016 Overall B Impact Score121.8
2013 Overall B Impact Score105.5
2008 Overall B Impact Score118.2

Best for the World

Each year, B Lab releases lists honoring the top-performing Certified B Corporations overall as well as within each Impact Area.

Best For The World: Environment2018
Best For The World: Overall2018
Best For The World: Changemakers2017
Best For The World: Environment2017
Best For The World: Overall2017
Best For The World: Environment2016
Best For The World: Overall2016

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