Minka

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Santiago, Chile

Certified Since

April 2020

Industry

Apparel

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

Chile

A brand of sustainable fashion accessories, all products are handmade by women deprived of liberty and in vulnerable situations and are used as raw materials for textile discards from the textile industry. Marca de accesorios de moda sustentable, todos los productos son hechos a mano por mujeres privadas de libertad y en situación de vulnerabilidad y se utiliza como materia prima descartes de tela de la industria textil.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Minka earned an overall score of 91.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
91.7
91.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.3

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 & Engagement3.7
Corporate Accountability0.0
Transparency3.0
+ 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 48.3

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 & Inclusion12.8
Civic Engagement & Giving3.6
Local Involvement14.0
Suppliers, Distributors & Product6.9
+ Supply Chain Poverty Alleviation10.9

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.


Environment 18.9

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, Plant1.9
Inputs1.7
Outputs1.7
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers0.4
+ Resource Conservation11.4

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 10.0

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.

+ Education6.6
+ Serving in Need Populations3.4

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 Score91.7

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