We hope you are enjoying this holiday season! Please take a moment to check out the ripples the B Corp community created in November, moving us another notch closer to our goal of 1,000 ripples by the next Champions Retreat!
TriCiclos has organized a recycling initiative that several major Chilean CEOs have joined, including PepsiCo, TriCiclos, Nestlé, Walmart, Coca Cola and Uniliver. The pledge had the B Corp logo prominently displayed on it!
Eric Henry (TS Designs, Inc.) is on Company Shops Market’s (a prospective B Corp) board and championed them to pursue certification.
Arthur Woods (Imperative) joined B Lab’s Sophie Faris, Attorney Jeff Fromm, Chris Grew from American Prison Data Systems and Myscha Byruck from the City of New York to offer his perspective on B Corps to small and growing businesses in the New York City.
Kyle Scrimgeour (Core Capital Management) is helping a friend’s company (Archi’s Acres) become a benefit corporation.
Carey Underwood (King Arthur Flour Company) sat on a panel at the Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility fall conference on “Measuring what Matters: Mission, Metrics and Management.” She talked about King Arthur Flour’s experience with the B Impact Assessment and encouraged attendees to check out the public beta of the v4 assessment!
Andean Naturals, Inc. includes that they are on the 2013 Best for the World list in their Google result caption.
Tim Frick (Mightybytes, Inc.) sent an email to the Climate Ride database, about 22,000 folks, about why he is proud to have participated in 6 Climate Rides, and he included that it has helped him give back to organizations like B Lab.
Nate Morris (Rubicon Global) shared the B Corp story with thousands of college-aged social entrepreneurs in his keynote address at the Enactus Fall Leadership Conference on 9/27/13.
Pymwymic shared their B Corp profile and the fact that they are helping launch B Lab Europe in an email newsletter to their community.
New Seasons Market was honored in Supermarket News for The Community Service Award of the year and the piece included a great section on NSM becoming a B Corp.
Natalie Voland (Gestion Immobiliere Quo Vadis Inc) spoke at McGill Innovative Week informing students and other business owners about B Corps and what they stand for!
Elemental Herbs talked about the usefulness of B Corporation certification in their “Tips for Running a Triple Bottom Line Business” feature in Inside Outdoor Magazine.
The Projection Room traveled to Sydney to host the first workshop for potential B Corps in the city and hosted the first B Corp Breakfast there.
Eric Friedenwald-Fishman (Metropolitan Group) and Justin Yuen (FMYI)gave great interviews in this Sustainable Business Oregon article about the 15 companies planning to register as benefit companies on January 2nd, the first effective day!
John Montgomery (Montgomery & Hansen) gave a keynote address at Sustainable Cleveland all about benefit corporations. Watch part 1 here.
Jill Robbins (HomeFree, LLC) highlighted their B Corp certification in HomeFree’s company description for a Chase grant competition, saying “HomeFree is a Certified B Corporation for our strong commitment to our community, including social and environmental responsibility.”
New Seasons Market won one of Portland Business Journal’s Sustainable Business Oregon Awards and the page honoring them showed off a New Seasons bag proudly proclaiming their B Corp certification.
Peter Athans (Mightybytes, Inc.) introduced B Lab to Evanston, IL’s Sustainability Director, Catherine Hurley. B Lab is now talking with Catherine about Evanston running its own “Best For Evanston” campaign to help local businesses measure what matters.
Elizabeth Hill (Rubicon Global) sent around the B the Change gift box email to all employees.