inLieu blog features Impact Makers

The November 15, 2012 post on the inLieu blog features Impact Makers’ unique business model. Writer Rohan Pidaparti talked to Impact Makers’ CEO and Founder, Michael Pirron. Read the blog.

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Grid Magazine on B Corporations’ Impact Locally

The Nov/Dec 2012 issue of Greater Richmond Grid includes an article written by Impact Makers’ CEO and Founder Michael Pirron. He discusses the local impact of B Corporations. Read “A Better Way to Do Business: B Corporations Changing Our Marketplace.”

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Michael Pirron Keynotes Regent University Law School’s Social Enterprise Symposium

Impact Makers’ CEO Michael Pirron spoke at the Regent University Law Review Symposium on Emerging Issues in Social Enterprise. Michael was the Keynote Speaker at the event’s banquet, where he presented information about the B Corporation movement and Virginia’s adoption of its benefit corporation statute. Michael was also a panelist at one of the event’s sessions, […]

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Impact Makers Wins B Corporation Impact Award!

Impact Makers’ Vice President of Business Strategy Rodney Willett was honored with an award at the recent B Corp Champions Retreat. The invitation-only event celebrates the past year of action and results in the B Corporation community. This year’s event, the fourth annual, was held in Half Moon Bay, CA.

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Impact Makers Participates in ConnectSouthside’s Social Enterprise Workshop

Impact Makers is participating in the ConnectSouthside workshop “Social Enterprise & the Sectors: What We’re Learning from Entrepreneurs” on September 13, 2012. Greg Werkheiser, Executive Director of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship at George Mason University and founder of the Phoenix Project will speak at the event about trends in social entrepreneurship, its impact on […]

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27 B Corps Rank in the 2012 Inc. 500|5000

The B Corp blog B Corps B Growing lists the 27 B Corps that made the 2012 Inc. 5000. Congratulations! Impact Makers is proud to be one of the four B Corps that made the top 500. We are honored to be in the company of recognizable and responsible consumer food companies Plum Organics, Revolution Foods and Happy Family […]

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Richmond Times Dispatch: Impact Makers pumps profits into local charities

On July 2, 2012, the Richmond Times-Dispatch ran “Impact Makers pumps profits into local charities.” The article describes how Impact Makers recently established $562,500 in equity-like debt investment to finance continued growth, using contributions from board members and external investors including fellow B Corporation: Virginia Community Capital. VCC received their B Corp certification recently, becoming the second B Corp […]

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New DC Pub to Donate All Profits, Inspired by Impact Makers’ Model

Impact Makers doesn’t just make change, we inspire others to make change. A couple years ago, Impact Makers CEO and Co-Founder Michael Pirron met  one of the owners of a new Washington, DC pub. They spoke about the unique model of running a competitive business yet donating all profits to community  charities. Soon this gentleman […]

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