Tonka SA

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Certified Since

August 2014

Sector

Manufacturing

Operates In

Argentina

Tonka SA is a family owned company with 80 employees. They are an Argentine metallurgical company that develops and fabricates gas controls for household gas appliances. Innovation is a way of living for them. The company started 46 years ago with an innovation and Tonka SA has been doing so for all these years. They design and create security and control devices for instant water heaters, stoves, heaters and many other appliances. Due to existing public policies, fossil energies have been very cheap for the last decades. For this reason there is no culture for the rational use of these natural resources. In the last year, conditions changed and natural gas became very expensive due to importations at international prices. With Tonka SAÕs innovation policies and strong research and development position, their company supplies the local industry with the necessary products needed to save gas and promote the essential use of it. Tonka SA deals with energy. They hope to help society use it well in order to save natural resources. Environment and society needs to be taken into consideration when providing the industry that creates gas appliances. Tonka SAÕs mission as a company is not only oriented around saving energy, but also seeking to promote the common good within society.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Tonka SA earned an overall score of 86.9. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
86.9
86.9 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 12.6

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 & Engagement0.6
Ethics & Transparency2.0
+ 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 35.1

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 Security4.3
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.0
Career Development2.1
Engagement & Satisfaction3.6
+ Workforce Development14.5

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 16.3

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, Equity, & Inclusion3.2
Economic Impact6.6
Civic Engagement & Giving2.1
Supply Chain Management2.0

Environment 20.7

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 Management3.2
Air & Climate5.1
Water2.2
Land & Life4.2
+ Renewable or Cleaner-burning Energy5.7

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 2.0

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.

Customer Stewardship1.4


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score86.9
2017 Overall B Impact Score90.3
2014 Overall B Impact Score91.9

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