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2014-07-29 23:07:50

VIF included among 86 businesses across 35 industries recognized for being positive forces in their communities. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, is pleased to again be included among the companies recognized by the nonprofit B Lab for creating the most positive community impact. Last week, B Lab released its third annual ‘B Corp Best for Communities’ list. The ‘Best for Communities’ list honors...

2014-07-22 08:28:14

Businesses Across 35 Industries Take Lead in Delivering Beneficial Products and Services, Building Local Living Economies, Creating Fair Trade Supply Chains, and Innovating Through Diversity WAYNE, Pa., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, 86 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive impact for their community by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual 'B Corp Best for Communities' list. This analysis includes metrics regarding...

2014-04-23 23:00:55

On Earth Day, 84 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual “B Corp Best for the Environment” list. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 On Earth Day, 84 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual “B Corp Best for the Environment” list. The “B Corp Best for the Environment” list...

2014-03-04 23:24:09

Data Center Provider Passes Assessment of Environmental & Social Commitment Cheyenne, WY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Green House Data, an IT infrastructure services leader offering cloud hosting and colocation solutions, today announced achievement of Certified B Corporation (B Corp) status. B Corps use the power of business to solve environmental and social problems. The company is the first B Corp in the state of Wyoming. B Corporations are certified by the nonprofit organization B Lab...

2014-01-06 23:01:21

CafeGive Social joins the ranks of socially-responsible companies as a certified B Corporation, and becomes one of the first Oregon companies to register as a Benefit Company under Oregon's new law. Oregon (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Last week, CafeGive Social made the “B-List,” twice. On January 2nd, the Portland-based technology company joined 28 other Oregon-based businesses in registering for Benefit Company status - a category of for-profit companies that formally dedicate...

2013-10-08 23:29:08

Teatulia Organic Teas joins groundbreaking social and environmental movement by becoming B Corporation certified. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Teatulia Organic Teas has once again proven its commitment to innovation and corporate social responsibility by announcing today that B Lab, a nonprofit organization that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems, has recognized the company as a Certified B Corporation™ (B Corp). “We are thrilled to get our B...

2013-09-30 23:18:21

Game Developer RocketOwl Inc. is Ottawa’s first B-Certified company, thanks to an ongoing commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 RocketOwl Inc., an Ottawa, ON based social & mobile game developer, is the city’s first B-Certified company, where the B stands for “benefit.” The designation is awarded to companies with an uncompromising commitment to sustainable business and corporate responsibility. RocketOwl is...

2013-09-09 23:02:51

Sustainability Communications and Engagement Agency Accelerates Its Growth and Impact by Using Business to Solve Social and Environmental Problems (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Brand Cool announced today that it has been named a Certified B Corporation. In doing so, the agency joins a select group of companies, including Patagonia and Ben & Jerry's, which share one unifying goal: to redefine success in business. Today, just over 800 Certified B Corporations exist in the world, from...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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