To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Virginia Community Capital (VCC) is holding events across the Commonwealth throughout 2016. VCC held a lively gathering in Petersburg, Virginia on June 29, 2016. Impact Makers’ SVP, Business Strategy Rodney Willett was a featured speaker and talked about the main significance of the company: community impact. Rodney explained !m’s all-profits-to-charity model and the high community, social and environmental standards that B Corporations are held to.
The relationship between Impact Makers and VCC is unique. !m was a former client of VCC and in 2015 gifted part of the company’s equity ownership to VCC to fund support for social enterprise and community initiatives.