The Tofurky Company

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Oregon, United States

Certified Since

September 2015

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

United States

Tofurky is one of the largest producers of vegan plant-based proteins in the U.S. It produces more than 40 delicious vegan products, including a large line of deli slices, sausages, burgers, grounds, chickÕn, pizzas, pockets, tempeh and (of course) the Tofurky holiday roast. Still privately held, the organization is lead by Jaime Athos, CEO, who continues to champion Founder Seth TibbottÕs commitment to environmental sustainability and animal welfare. Tofurky hopes to get every bacon-chomping, barbecue-loving eater out there to see the wisdom of a plant-based diet. Vegetarian and plant-based diets have all kinds of health benefits (including significant reductions in chronic preventable conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity.) Health benefits aside, plant-based lifestyles offer a profound opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment and animal welfare. Consuming one pound of plant-based protein (vs. one pound of animal protein) can save 25 pounds of green house gas emissions (about the same as driving 27 miles) and 1,500 gallons of water! If you ask the folks at Tofurky, the food you want to eat, the food you should eat and the food you do, should all be the same food.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, The Tofurky Company earned an overall score of 81.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
81.6
81.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.0

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 & Engagement0.8
Corporate Accountability0.4
Ethics1.1
Transparency1.6
+ 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 21.7

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.

Compensation & Wages6.5
Benefits6.9
Training & Education1.0
Worker Ownership2.2
Management & Worker Communication2.0
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture2.1
Occupational Health & Safety1.1

Community 18.9

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 Creation1.0
Diversity & Inclusion2.7
Civic Engagement & Giving6.6
Local Involvement3.2
Suppliers, Distributors & Product5.5

Environment 24.1

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, Plant4.0
Inputs8.1
Outputs2.3
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers0.5
+ Environment Products & Services Introduction0
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation8.9

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 2.9

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.

+ Health & Wellness Improvement2.9
+ Serving in Need Populations0

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

2017 Overall B Impact Score81.6
2015 Overall B Impact Score82.7

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