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Best for Colorado Winners Announced

Honoring 16 local companies that strive to create quality jobs, strong communities and a healthy environment


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Best for Colorado awarded 16 companies from across the state, specifically honoring businesses that exceed expectations for their workforce, communities and the environment. Best for Colorado, as well as the Best for the World are organized by B Lab, a nonprofit that serves the global movement of people using business as a force for good.

"Colorado is home to some of the most innovative, inspiring and impactful companies in the world," says B Lab Colorado Director Kim Coupounas. "If even 1 percent of businesses in our state stepped up to do just one thing to help create good jobs and stronger communities, it would affect the future of thousands of Coloradans."


2018 BEST FOR COLORADO HONOREES

AYZH

WORDBANK LLC

PROLOGIS

FORTUNA CHOCOLATE

VAN METER WILLIAMS POLLACK

RELISH STUDIO

HORSE + DRAGON

SAUNDERS CONSTRUCTION

UPSLOPE BREWING COMPANY

AVID4 ADVENTURE

MY TRAIL COMPANY

ORGANIC SANDWICH COMPANY

SOLAS ENERGY

MAYFLY OUTDOORS

MODUS LAW

SNOOZE AM EATERY


2018 BEST FOR COLORADO HONORABLE MENTIONS

NIKOLA POWER

ONLY NATURAL PET

YELLOWDOG PRINTING + GRAPHICS


2018 BEST FOR THE WORLD WINNERS FROM COLORADO

ALTIVIA SOLUTIONS LLC

AMERICANN INC.

AWHERE INC.

BLOOMIN

BLUE DOT ADVOCATES PBC

BOLDER INDUSTRIES

C AND L LLC DBA CONSCIOUS COFFEES

CAUSELABS

CONSCIENCE BAY COMPANY LLC

CONSCIOUS COMPANY MAGAZINE

CONSERVATION INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC

CSMLEARN

DOJO4

EDUCATION FUNDING PARTNERS

FIRST AFFIRMATIVE FINANCIAL NETWORK

FOUNDRY GROUP

GREENLINE COMMUNITY VENTURES LLC

GROUP14 ENGINEERING

GUILD EDUCATION INC.

IMPACT HUB BOULDER

JASON WIENER P.C.

MEGAN A. JAMES PHOTOGRAPHY

NAMASTE SOLAR

ORGANIC INDIA USA

PAUSE I/O

RACHIO

SUPER HUMANE

UNREASONABLE GROUP

VISTA CABALLO

WASTE FARMERS

More than 300 companies participated in the program, completing an online "Challenge" assignment, followed by a pledge to continue their journey of impact measurement, management and improvement. The 16 companies earned "Honoree" status and were recognized for their high scores on the B Impact Assessment, based on performance in various impact categories.

The program is made possible thanks to a coalition of partners, including municipalities, business associations, banks and employers.

B Lab drives systemic change by:

  1. Building a community of Certified B Corporations to make it easier to tell the difference between good companies and successful marketing
  2. Passing benefit corporation legislation to give business leaders the freedom to create value for society as well as shareholders
  3. Helping businesses measure, compare and improve their social and enviromental performance with the free B Impact Assessment
  4. Driving capital to impact investments through use of its B Analytics and GIIRS Ratings.
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