CauseLabs achieved B Corp certification on its first try in part because of its workplace culture and business approach that makes for a smaller footprint on the world. - Kim Coupounas, director of B Lab’s Colorado office.
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Denver, CO. (PRWEB) January 13, 2015
CauseLabs, a Denver-based company building mobile and web applications to enhance and accelerate social impact organizations, today announced it has received B Corp certification, placing it among more than 1,200 businesses in 37 countries meeting higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.
“The B Corp model is completely in sync with CauseLabs’ approach to business, and we are proud to meet the program’s challenging requirements,” said T.J. Cook, CauseLabs CEO. “Our B Corp certification will keep us accountable to the things we value and ensure we are staying true to our mission of delivering technology that solves social problems.”
CauseLabs leverages web and mobile technologies to build custom digital tools to positively impact people around the world. For more than 10 years, the company has empowered great cause organizations to move from idea to execution through strategic workshops and full digital product development breakthroughs.
“CauseLabs achieved B Corp certification on its first try in part because of its workplace culture and business approach that makes for a smaller footprint on the world,” said Kim Coupounas, director of B Lab’s Colorado office. “It is now part of a diverse, highly entrepreneurial group of over 50 Colorado-based B Corps that are raising awareness of this new and better way of doing business and using their businesses as a force for good in Colorado and the world.”
Learn more about CauseLabs’ work building tools to impact people at http://www.causelabs.com.
CauseLabs is a Denver-based expert in rapid problem solving for great causes. Since 2003, the expert team at CauseLabs has helped great causes solve problems and embrace opportunities quickly and affordably through workshops to kickstart solutions, consulting to fund solutions, and breakthrough engagements to launch and
measure results for a better world. Learn more at CauseLabs.com.
About B Corp
Certified B Corporations meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, legally expand their corporate responsibilities to include consideration of stakeholder interests, and build collective voice through the power of the unifying B Corporation brand. There are more than 1,200 Certified B Corporations from over 120 industries and 37 countries, representing a diverse multi-billion dollar marketplace.
About B Lab
B Lab drives systemic change through a number of 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 good marketing; 2) passing legislation to accelerate growth of social entrepreneurship and impact investing (24 states have already passed benefit corporation legislation); 3) developing B Analytics, a customizable platform for measuring, benchmarking, and reporting on impact; and 4) providing free, powerful tools for businesses to measure, compare and improve their social and environmental performance (more than 15,000 businesses use B Lab’s free B Impact Assessment). For more information, visit http://www.bcorporation.net, http://www.b-analytics.net and http://www.benefitcorp.net.