Milepost Consulting Honored with B Corporation "Best for Workers" Award

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Milepost Consulting scored in the top 10 percent of more than 1,800 Certified B Corporations on the B Impact Assessment in "Best for Workers" category.

“The companies we are honoring as the best for the world represent the cutting edge of a global movement using business as a force for good.” said Bryan Welch, CEO of B the Change Media.

Milepost Consulting, a Seattle-based management consulting firm with additional offices in California and Tennessee, was recognized for creating the most positive overall community impact by B the Change Media. “The companies we are honoring as the best for the world represent the cutting edge of a global movement using business as a force for good.” said Bryan Welch, CEO of B the Change Media.

Milepost Consulting is honored in the Best for Workers category, which includes businesses that earned a Workers score in the top 10 percent of more than 1,800 Certified B Corporations on the B Impact Assessment. The full assessment, given by the independent nonprofit B Lab, measures a company's impact on its workers, community, customers and the environment. The 124 winning companies in the Workers category come from 14 industries and 15 countries.

The Best for Workers category of the B Impact Assessment assesses the company’s relationship with its workforce. It measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training and ownership opportunities provided to workers. The category focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility, corporate culture and worker health and safety practices. Honorees scoring in the top 10 percent set a gold standard for the high impact that business as a force for good can make on employees around the world.

“I could use a host of words to describe the Milepost workforce – leverage, assets, capital, family, team," said Milepost Consulting President Erik Froyd. "But what really matters is the way employees describe the company, their co-workers and their jobs. It is the employee orientation toward the company that ultimately defines the experience our customers have when doing business with Milepost.”

Working across multiple industries, including utilities, agriculture, corporate, government, and non-profit, Milepost Consulting offers experience and insight to help organizations adapt and thrive in a world challenged by environmental and social change.

Honorees are featured in the upcoming fall issue of B Magazine and on B the Change’s digital platform, bthechange.com. Milepost Consulting was also honored at the first-annual Best for the World Celebration & Awards Ceremony at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas Business School.

Today there are over 1,800 Certified B Corporations across over 120 industries and 42 countries, unified by one common goal: to redefine success in business. Any company can measure and manage social and environmental performance at http://bimpactassessment.net.

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About Milepost Consulting
Milepost Consulting is a sustainability-focused management consulting firm helping organizations adapt and thrive in a world challenged by environmental and social change. We work across multiple industries, including utilities, agriculture, corporate, government and non-profit, to offer experience and insight in three core strategies: (1) discover and solve critical operational challenges, (2) design cost-effective, people centered engagement programs and (3) develop beautiful, compelling visual communications. For more information, visit http://www.milepostconsulting.com.

About B the Change Media
B the Change Media was formed as a partnership between B Lab, the community of B Corporations, and Bryan Welch, former CEO of Ogden Publications (B Corp since 2010). B the Change Media is a multiplatform media company whose mission is to build the world's largest engaged audience of people with a passion for using business as a force for good. B the Change Media has editorial and operating independence and covers compelling stories about business as a force for good, not just stories about B Corporations. B the Change Media has independent investors and is a subsidiary of B Lab, the nonprofit organization that administers the Impact Assessment and aggregates the B Corporation community. B the Change Media is a Pending B Corporation. For more information, visit http://www.bthechange.com.

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