IKE Enterprises Inc, dba: Left Coast Naturals, Hippie Snacks, Left Coast Organics, et al.

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

British Columbia, Canada

Certified Since

January 2012

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

Canada

Hippie Snacks and its parent company, Left Coast Naturals, is proud to be a founding Canadian B Corporation. We put our “Hippie Twist” on traditional snacks with real, whole food ingredients you can pronounce. As North America’s first distributor with a formal non-GMO policy, Left Coast Naturals distributes over 300 bulk items and 30 brands in Western Canada, including our own – Hippie Snacks and Left Coast Organics. From our supplier selection process, green employee commuting bonuses, and renewably powered facility, we’re always looking for new ways to reduce our impact. Sustainable purchasing and operations is baked into our company DNA on the West Coast of Canada. We believe that food made right can make the world a better place on many levels. For more information, please visit https://www.hippiesnacks.com/our-values/b-corp-certified/

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, IKE Enterprises Inc, dba: Left Coast Naturals, Hippie Snacks, Left Coast Organics, et al. earned an overall score of 96.5. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
96.5
96.5 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.3

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 & Engagement2.4
Corporate Accountability0.1
Ethics1.5
Transparency3.8
+ 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.


Workers 24.9

The Workers Impact Area evaluates a company's contributions to its employees' financial security, health and safety, wellness, career development, as well as overall engagement and satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Compensation & Wages5.1
Benefits10.0
Training & Education1.1
Worker Ownership2.1
Management & Worker Communication2.0
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture2.1
Occupational Health & Safety1.2

Community 21.3

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.

Job Creation2.8
Diversity & Inclusion2.1
Civic Engagement & Giving5.7
Local Involvement3.4
Suppliers, Distributors & Product7.1

Environment 34.8

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, Plant5.7
Inputs6.8
Outputs5.1
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers3.2
+ Environment Products & Services Introduction0
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation13.9

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.


Customers 0.0

The Customers Impact Area evaluates a company's stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts and media products, serving underserved customers or clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

+ Serving in Need Populations0

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 Score96.5
2016 Overall B Impact Score88.1
2013 Overall B Impact Score85.7
2013 Overall B Impact Score82.5
2012 Overall B Impact Score80.4

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: Changemakers2019

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