Luscious Garage

Certified B Corporation

California, United States

Certified Since

September 2012


Service with Significant Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Luscious Garage specializes in hybrid auto repair and applies the "hybrid" paradigm to everything it does: minimizing environmental impact, promoting advanced technology, and working together with customers to meet their needs. The shop boasts solar power, harvested rainwater, a paperless workflow. The business is woman-owned and operated. Established in 2007 on the tenets of environmentalism, transparency, and cooperation, Luscious Garage proves that ethical auto repair can be a financial success. Auto repair is a dirty industry serving unsustainable transportation. Fortunately that leaves tremendous room for improvement, with real impact working "within the system". Luscious Garage inspires change through competition and example.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Luscious Garage earned an overall score of 85.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
85.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 13.6

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 & Engagement0.7
Corporate Accountability0.0
+ Mission Locked10

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 24.0

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 & Wages8.4
Training & Education1.2
Worker Ownership2.0
Management & Worker Communication6.3

Community 23.4

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 Creation1.1
Diversity & Inclusion2.1
Civic Engagement & Giving4.3
Local Involvement6.8
Suppliers, Distributors & Product9.3

Environment 24.6

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, Plant6.4
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers2.5
+ Environment Products & Services Introduction0
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation3.7

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.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2017 Overall B Impact Score85.6
2015 Overall B Impact Score81.6
2013 Overall B Impact Score97.7
2012 Overall B Impact Score95.3

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: Changemakers2018
Best For The World: Changemakers2017
Best For The World: Environment2015
Best For The World: Environment2014
Best For The World: Environment2013

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