Impact Makers Adds Two New Community Partners to Receive Profits

FLiPM (Future Leaders in Project Management) and the Peter Paul Development Center Join Rx Partnership and Family Lifeline as Partner Organizations    Impact Makers selected two new community partners in December 2013: FLiPM® (Future Leaders in Project Management) and the Peter Paul Development Center. These organizations join Rx Partnership and Family Lifeline in receiving all profits […]

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B the Change!

B the Change Impact Makers, along with the community of B Corporations, launched the B the Change campaign last week – a global movement to celebrate and reward people using business as a force for good. B Corporations are certified to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. The B Corp […]

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Good.Must.Grow Recognizes Impact Makers CEO Michael Pirron

Impact Makers CEO Michael Pirron was featured on Good.Must.Grow’s #GrowingGood List 2013 – 15 People Who Are Saving the World. Good.Must.Grow is a socially responsible marketing firm and fellow B Corporation. Also on the list is Jay Cohen Gilbert, B Lab Co-Founder. B Lab is the nonprofit that certifies B Corps. See the list.  

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Richmond Times-Dispatch on the Local Best for Community Honorees

The Richmond Times-Dispatch featured the three local companies that were honored by B Lab as ‘Best for the World’ in “Three local companies recognized for community impact.” Impact Makers, Virginia Community Capital and Richmond Grid were recognized as among the best in the world for improving the quality of life in their communities. The three Richmond […]

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Impact Makers Honored as ‘Best for Community’

Today, Impact Makers, Greater Richmond Grid, and Virginia Community Capital were recognized for creating the most positive impact for their communities, by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the ‘B Corp Best for Communities List,’ the fourth installment in its 2013 ‘B Corp Best for the World’ series. These three Richmond companies join 58 […]

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Financial Post: 9 tech companies making the world a better place

The Financial Post published an article “9 tech companies making the world a better place” which includes Impact Makers as one of “a growing number of socially responsible companies who make money while also making the world a better place.” The article includes Change.org, Etsy, Rally Software, Audacious Inquiry, Azavea, ChangeIt, Peaceworks, Impact Makers and RocketOwl. […]

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2013 B Corp Champions Retreat

Impact Makers’ Michael Pirron, Rodney Willett and Eve Akers attended the recent B Corp Champions Retreat in Boulder, Colorado. The annual event, which took place September 17-19, 2013, assembled representatives from 300 B Corps. This year’s theme was Ripples, small actions that drive a big movement. The B Corp community has grown to 850 certified […]

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Richmond Times-Dispatch: “Inside the World of B Corps”

The Richmond Times-Dispatch ran an article “Inside the World of B Corps,” covering B-Lab co-founder Bart Houlahan’s visit to Richmond on May 8, 2013. He spoke to about 25 business people, nonprofit managers and others at a luncheon meeting at Floricane, a Richmond-based strategic consulting company. He also spoke at three other events in the area.

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Impact Makers Participates in Micro Finance Conference

Impact Makers’ Rodney Willett joined Terri Lovelace and Caroline Nowery of Virginia Community Capital (VCC) in a panel discussion about B Corporations at the Micro Finance Conference on February 25th in Richmond. The Virginia Microenterprise Network sponsored the conference, which was hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The panelists discussed why their respective companies became […]

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