Flax & Kale

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Catalonia, Spain

Certified Since

December 2019

Industry

Food products

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

Spain

Teresa Carles is a healthy packaged food & beverage and restaurants group. They have been innovating in the matter of tasty, healthy and sustainable food since they started back in 1979. Teresa Carles Healthy Foods is formed today by an around-300-people team, 8 restaurants and a 6.500m2 facility which includes a central kitchen, a 1.800m2 greenhouse and an R&D lab where their product development team, led by the chef and co-founder Teresa Carles herself, work hard to use healthy food as a force of change, to improve people's quality of life and make the world a healthier, happier and more sustainable place.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Flax & Kale earned an overall score of 86.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
86
86 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 13.4

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 & Engagement1.0
Ethics & Transparency2.4
+ 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 17.7

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.

Financial Security2.4
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.4
Career Development2.4
Engagement & Satisfaction3.7

Community 31.7

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, Equity, & Inclusion3.8
Economic Impact6.4
Civic Engagement & Giving1.7
Supply Chain Management4.8
+ Local Economic Development12.2

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 21.7

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.

Environmental Management3.1
Air & Climate4.2
Water2.0
Land & Life4.3
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation7.9

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 1.3

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.

Customer Stewardship1.3
+ Education0
+ Serving Underserved Populations (Direct)0

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

2019 Overall B Impact Score86

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Transparent Disclosure Report


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