We are “Best for the World” – Leveraging the Power of the Marketplace for Good

By April 14, 2015 October 3rd, 2016 Community, Featured

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UpSpring joins 140 companies from 20 countries that were recognized as “One of the Best for the World.” The Philadelphia based B Corporation, creates this list each year to honor entities in the top 10% of nearly 2000 Certified B Corporations from 130 industries. You can read more about all of the 2016 Best For the World Honorees at bestfortheworld. Share this and help us spread the good news plus how to work toward your B Impact.

Managing partner, Drew Tulchin said, “We’re honored to be among the top 10% in the world. It shows our dedication to leveraging the power of the marketplace for good. Increasingly, organizations are seeking to track and report their impact for good. This type of business practice may be unusual in 2016, but soon it will be regular practice. Today’s honorees inspire all companies to compete not only to be best in the world, but best for the world.”

The designation is based on the B Impact Assessment score, a rigorous and comprehensive assessment of a company’s impact on its workers, community, and the environment. “Take the first step by using the ‘B Impact Assessment’ to measure and manage your company’s impact with as much rigor as your profit,” said Jay Coen Gilbert, Co-Founder of B Lab, the nonprofit organization that certifies B Corporations and governs the independent third party standard used to generate the comparable assessment of corporate impact.

As a Certified B Corporation, UpSpring uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems and meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. UpSpring’s businesses’ engagements have led to clients raising more than $100 million for mission driven causes. Our consultants have worked with entrepreneurs and non-profit managers throughout the US and more than 40 countries around the world as well as with Native American Tribes. Our work bring metrics and measurement-based management practice to document our clients’ impact.

B Lab simultaneously released separate lists recognizing the companies ‘Best for the Environment’ (environmental impact), ‘Best for Community’ (community impact), and ‘Best for Workers’ (employee impact).

“Today’s honorees inspire all companies to compete not only to be best in the world, but best for the world. We hope many will take the first step by using the B Impact Assessment to measure and manage their impact with as much rigor as their profit,” said Jay Coen Gilbert, Co-Founder of B Lab, the nonprofit organization that certifies B Corporations and governs the independent third party standard used to generate the comparable assessment of corporate impact.

 

More about UpSpring

UpSpring is a socially responsible consulting firm, enabling entrepreneurs to achieve their vision and implement their goals. We generate ideas, spark actions, raise capital, and measure results while providing tailored, practical, and affordable solutions to real world problems.

Our mission is to “do well by doing good,” harnessing the power of the marketplace for financial, social, environmental, and cultural benefit. Our activities extend beyond the triple bottom line to the quadruple bottom line to advance people, profit, planet, and place.

As a mission-driven business and per the B Corp Declaration of Interdependence: “We must be the chance we seek in the world,” we go beyond advising clients on social, environmental, and economic responsibility. We practice what we preach, and our consultants specialize in growing value-based ventures around the world. Please contact us for more about our services at info@upspringassociates.com and 202-256-2692.

 

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UpSpring is a socially responsible consulting firm, enabling entrepreneurs to achieve their vision and implement their goals. We generate ideas, spark actions, raise capital, and measure results while providing tailored, practical, and affordable solutions to real world problems.