Full Circle and Soma are certified B-corporation
companies, dedicated to social and environmental issues.
Other commercial tenants will include street-level retail and B-corporation
businesses with closely aligned social missions.
It is made by a community of snowboarders, artisans, moms and dads at a B-Corporation
Knitting Mill in Longmont, Colorado, and delivered in a WM cotton drawstring garment bag.
Individuals considering forming a Benefit Corporation, a B-Corporation or a Social Purpose Corporation should consult with an attorney.
Some benefit corporations may want the further recognition of achieving B-corporation status by being certified by B-Lab.
B-Corporations are corporations that have received the seal of approval from B-Lab.
As a community focused B-Corporation
, IIT is dedicated to assuring that its partners are better able to realize cost reductions and invest in their mission-related goals.
"These companies have always existed but there had not been metrics to evaluate activities in ways to bring the (B-Corporation) community together," he said.
For-profit businesses are getting into the act, whether it's calling it a social enterprise, impact investing, or taking advantage of newly created legal structures such as Public Benefit Corporations (PBC or B-Corporations) or Low-profit Limited Liability Corporations (L3C).
As a certified B-Corporation
, Notogroup maintains the highest standards for corporate governance, employee benefits, professional development, environmental conservation, and overall community investment.
Launched in 2007, Change.org started out as a nonprofit before filing to become a for-profit B-Corporation
. It has three main offices in the United States in addition to staff in about 25 countries and 150 employees worldwide.
Also, Verdigris Group earned the ranking of "Local Hero" from B-Corporation
for its efforts in sustainability and corporate social responsibility.