846 Companies Honored as Best for the World, Creating Positive Impact for Workers, Environment, Community
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Today, 846 companies worldwide were recognized for creating extraordinary positive overall social and environmental impact based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of its annual “Best for the World” list. Honorees are featured on B the Change, the digital Medium publication produced by B Lab, at bthechange.com/bestfortheworld.
The Best for the World list celebrates Certified B Corporations that earned top scores on the B Impact Assessment. The assessment measures a company’s positive impact on its workers, community, customers and the environment. To certify as B Corporations, companies must complete the full assessment and have their answers verified by B Lab. Honorees scoring in the top 10 percent of all B Corporations—a global community of more than 2,200 businesses—set a gold standard for companies using business as a force for good.
B Lab simultaneously released 7 lists recognizing top-performing B Corporations representing:
- Best for the World: Overall
- Best for the Environment
- Best for Customers
- Best for the Long Term
- Best for Community
- Best for Workers
- Best for the World: Changemakers.