Riverford joins B Corp as desire for ethical business grows

Organic veg box company Riverford has become the second highest-scoring food company in the UK* to be certified as B Corp thanks to its focus on worker wellbeing through employee ownership. Riverford scored 124.6 out of 200 in its first B Corp assessment, with the second highest score of all certified UK food companies, behind ethical chocolate brand Divine Chocolate. In total, there are 307 certified B Corp businesses in the UK across a wide variety of sectors. Riverford’s highest score was in the ‘Workers’ section of the assessment where…

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Can Ads Help Make the World a Better Place? New Purpose-driven Advertising Platform, Jukko, Says ‘Yes’

Global Gaming Initiative (GGI) is being recognized today by a global business-ethics organization for two top “Best In The World” awards for being a changemaker and advocate for strong communities. Global Gaming Initiative remains one of the premier “games for good” publishers, providing tools and services for developers to produce and monetize games for social good. Salt Lake City-based Jukko, an outgrowth of GGI, is a programmatic advertising network that creates and executes mobile ads for purpose-driven organizations who support conscious capitalism, defined by the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development…

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Danone Waters of America, Importer & Distributor of evian® Natural Spring Water in the U.S. and Canada, Becomes a Certified B Corporation® and Announces Reincorporation as a Public Benefit Corporation

Danone Waters of America, the U.S. and Canadian importer and distributor of evian® natural spring water, Badoit® sparkling natural mineral water and Volvic® natural spring water, announces today that the company has achieved B Corp™ Certification and is now a public benefit corporation (PBC). Achieving B Corp Certification and incorporating as a PBC represent the company’s commitment to meeting high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. “We are proud to have confirmed through the rigorous assessment of the ways we are already using business as a force…

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