Richmond BizSense: Scott’s Addition firm gifts itself to charity

On April 21, 2015, Richmond BizSense ran “Scott’s Addition firm gifts itself to charity” about Impact Makers’ gifting announcement. Impact Makers announced Tuesday that it transferred all of the company’s equity ownership to The Community Foundation and Virginia Community Capital. This is a formalization of the commitment CEO Michael Pirron made when launching Impact Makers […]

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Virginia Business on Impact Makers’ Gifting

On April 21, 2015, Virginia Business magazine published “Ownership of IT Consulting Firm Given to Two Nonprofits” on Impact Makers’ recent gifting of the company’s equity to The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia and Virginia Community Capital.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch: For B Corporations, mission carries a purpose

On Sunday, April 19, 2015 the Richmond Times-Dispatch covered local B Corps in ‘For B Corporations, mission carries a purpose.’ B Corporations are companies that have social and environmental missions beyond profits. A number of Richmond-area companies have adopted the business structure and been certified as B Corps. “It is a wonderful re-thinking of the model […]

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Richmond Times-Dispatch on the Local Best for the World B Corps

The Richmond Times-Dispatch ran ‘Local Companies Honored as Best B Corps‘ on April 19, 2015. The article includes the local Richmond companies that made the 4th annual “Best for the World” list, published by B Lab. These companies scored in the top 10% of the 1,200+ Certified B Corporations for their commitment to social, community, […]

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Impact Makers Hosts William & Mary Net Impact Club

Impact Makers hosted the Net Impact Club from the Mason Business School at the College of William and Mary.  The students made the trip to Richmond to learn about Impact Makers’ social impact business  model and gain a national perspective on social enterprise.

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Forbes on the Best for the World and Impact Makers

On April 14, 2015, Forbes ran “16 Companies Considered ‘Best for the World’” including Impact Makers. The ‘Best for the World’ list is compiled annually by B Lab, an eight-year-old non-profit based in Berwyn, PA that certifies B Corporations, companies that turn a profit while benefiting workers, community and the environment. This is the third time […]

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Virginia B Corps Receive Top Honors

Today, several Virginia companies – VCC, Impact Makers, MAXX Potential, and Greater Richmond Grid – were recognized as B Corps ‘Best for the World’ and ‘Best for Community’ by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the fourth annual ‘B Corp Best for the World’ list. Other Virginia companies include Impact Insurance Agency for […]

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