Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Manitoba, Canada

Certified Since

January 2014

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

Canada

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods is the world’s largest hemp foods manufacturer to grow, make and sell their own line of hemp food products. Manitoba Harvest’s award-winning products like Hemp Hearts raw shelled hemp seeds and Hemp Pro 70 protein concentrate are found at thousands of retailers across North America. Manitoba Harvest is in the fields – educating farmers and encouraging more hemp acres. Manitoba Harvest makes everything on-site at their world class manufacturing facility (Yes – their manufacturing plant has achieved the global “gold standard” in food safety and quality – BRC Certification). Manitoba Harvest proactively spreads the word about the nutritional and sustainability benefits of hemp foods to all that will listen.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods earned an overall score of 92.5. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
92.5
92.5 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.7

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 & Engagement1.7
Corporate Accountability1.2
Ethics1.3
Transparency2.8
+ 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 22.3

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 & Wages4.6
Benefits6.9
Training & Education1.5
Worker Ownership3.0
Management & Worker Communication2.1
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture1.9
Occupational Health & Safety1.2

Community 20.4

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 Creation1.6
Diversity & Inclusion1.6
Civic Engagement & Giving5.6
Local Involvement2.5
Suppliers, Distributors & Product8.8

Environment 35.0

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, Plant4.9
Inputs9.3
Outputs4.0
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers4.7
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation11.5

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2020 Overall B Impact Score92.5
2016 Overall B Impact Score96.5
2014 Overall B Impact Score94.8

Additional Documentation

Manitoba Harvest Disclosure Questionnaire

Transparent Disclosure Report — 2020

Transparent B Impact Assessment – 2020


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