Pela

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

British Columbia, Canada

Certified Since

September 2019

Industry

Rubber & plastics products

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

Canada,

Hong Kong S.A.R.

Website

At Pela, they firmly believe that small actions can make a big difference. That's why they have revolutionized the smartphone case industry by creating the world's first truly compostable phone case. Made from their proprietary Flaxstic material, Pela cases provide a reliable shield for your beloved device, while also being 100% biodegradable and free from harmful chemicals. Now you can protect your phone and the environment simultaneously – it's a win-win!

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Pela earned an overall score of 80.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
80.3
80.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 7.5

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/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 & Engagement2.2
Ethics & Transparency2.7
+ Mission Locked2.5

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 23.4

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & 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.

Financial Security5.7
Health, Wellness, & Safety5.4
Career Development3.0
Engagement & Satisfaction4.2

Community 14.9

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & 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, Equity, & Inclusion1.8
Economic Impact2.8
Civic Engagement & Giving3.5
Supply Chain Management4.1

Environment 29.7

Environment 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.

Environmental Management3.3
Air & Climate1.2
Water0.5
Land & Life7.4
+ Resource Conservation17.1

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 4.6

Customers 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 & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship4.6


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score80.3

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