Recognized in the First ‘Best for the World’ List
Global Green Energy Corp is being Recognized in the First ‘Best for the World’ List
as a Business Creating the Most Positive Environmental Impact
March 9, 2012: Tumwater, WA
Global Green Energy Corp has been recognized in the first ‘Best for the World’ list as a business creating the most positive environmental impact. GGEC and the other ‘Best for the World’ businesses earned a score in the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations and, on average, 5x higher than the average score of nearly 2,000 other sustainable businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment.
The B Impact Assessment, governed by the nonprofit B Lab, is the most rigorous, comprehensive, and comparable independent assessment of overall corporate impact and shows the relative value businesses create for society by comparing nearly 200 individual metrics on corporate impact on workers, consumers, suppliers, community and the environment.
“Global Green Energy Corp is one of the leaders in the global movement to redefine success in business,” said Jay Coen Gilbert, co founder of B Lab, the nonprofit organization that governs the B Impact Assessment and certifies B Corporations. “is among the best in the world at being the best for the world.”
Vice President and co-founder Zack Butler says,” this is a movement that needs to happen in order to create a sustainable future.”
The ‘Best for the World’ lists appear in the 2012 B Corp Annual Report published today by B Lab.
‘Best for the Environment’ leaders include: Brightworks, Bullfrog Power, Ecovations, g-Diapers, Global Green Energy Corp, GoLite, Green Building Services, Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products, Ice Stone, Larry’s Beans, Method Products, Inc., Namaste Solar, New Leaf Paper, Patagonia, Piedmont Biofuels, Preserve, re: Vision Architecture, Salt Spring Coffee, Southern Energy Management, and Sustainable Solutions Unlimited.
Learn more about how Global Green Energy Corp creates positive social and environmental impact at bcorporation.net/globalgreenenergycorp
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B Lab is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a new sector of the economy that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab drives systemic change through three interrelated initiatives:
1) building a community of Certified B Corporations to make it easier for all of us to tell the difference between “good companies” and just good marketing;
2) driving capital to impact investments through use of GIIRS Ratings and Analytics; and
3) advancing supportive public policies to accelerate growth of social entrepreneurship and impact investing.
To earn certification, B Corps must achieve a verified minimum score (80 out of 200) on the B Impact Assessment and amend their bylaws to legally require their directors to consider the interests of stakeholders, not just shareholders, when making decisions. For more information, check www.bcorporation.net.