Certified B Corporation

Pennsylvania, United States

Certified Since

January 2010


Computer programming services


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United States

Since 1996 YIKES, Inc. has built creative web design and development solutions for businesses and non-profit organizations, with a core specialty in WordPress themes, plugins, and functionality. Established in 1996, YIKES, Inc. is a mission-based, Philadelphia-based S Corporation and a Pennsylvania Benefit Corporation. Specializing in enterprise WordPress development and design since 2010, YIKES, Inc. builds modern websites with a robust content management system (CMS), focusing on custom themes, WCAG accessibility standards, unique templates, plugins, Gutenberg blocks, API integrations, content migration from legacy systems, plus more.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, YIKES, Inc earned an overall score of 101.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
101.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.5

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 & Engagement2.3
Ethics & Transparency3.2
+ 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 31.0

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 Security10.6
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.0
Career Development5.9
Engagement & Satisfaction5.9

Community 30.8

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, & Inclusion10.8
Economic Impact7.1
Civic Engagement & Giving8.7

Environment 13.1

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 Management6.0
Air & Climate3.1
Land & Life3.0

Customers 10.8

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 Stewardship2.0
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises8.7

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.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score101.4
2018 Overall B Impact Score93.3
2016 Overall B Impact Score94.1
2014 Overall B Impact Score100.7
2012 Overall B Impact Score110.4

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