Impact Makers at the Cochrane Summer Economics Institute

On June 23, 2015, Impact Makers’ Vice President Rodney Willett visited with students from the Cochrane Summer Economics Institute to discuss Impact Makers’ innovative business model, B Corporations and the idea of social entrepreneurship. The Cochrane Summer Economics Institute is a work/study program for rising high school seniors in Central Virginia that gives instruction and exposure to […]

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Impact Makers Hosts University Students from Scotland

Impact Makers hosted a group of a dozen Scottish students and their professor from the University of Abertay.   The students, all in their third year of university and studying business and marketing, came to !m as part of their tour of a variety of Richmond businesses (from Ledbury Shirts and Shockoe Atelier to Altria and […]

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Watch the Video of Impact Makers’ Gifting Event

On April 21, 2015, Impact Makers held an event announcing the gifting of the company to The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia and Virginia Community Capital, as well as reaching $1 million in cumulative community impact. Learn more.

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Impact Makers Session at the 2015 SEE Conference

Joseph Sprangel and Amanda Slemaker, both from Mary Baldwin College, presented a session on Impact Makers during the 2015 SEE Conference (Sustainability Ethics Entrepreneurship). The event took place April 30 to May 1, 2015 at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. The session, called “50$, a Laptop, and a Client – The Start to […]

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Impact Makers Gifts Company to the Community – Would You Do It?

By Michael Pirron, Impact Makers’ Founder and CEO What if you had an idea to change the way business works so that you could help to address social problems?  Would you do it? What if you only had $50 and a laptop in order to realize your dream?  Would you do it? What if your […]

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Impact Makers in the Philanthropy News Digest

On April 25, 2015, the Philanthropy News Digest published an article on Impact Makers’ gifting called “Impact Makers Donates Equity to Two Virginia Nonprofits.” The article discusses how the equity gift will allow The Community Foundation and Virginia Community Capital to create funds to support charities and invest in B Corps and other social enterprises.

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B Lab: This Best for the Communities Honoree Just Gave Itself Away

B Lab posted the article “Win-Win-Win: This Best for the Communities Honoree Just Gave Itself Away” on Medium.com. The post states “One of our Best for Communities honorees, Impact Makers of Richmond, Virginia, recently took a step that exemplifies what it means for a business to be a force for good in its community. Impact Makers has gifted complete […]

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