Impact Makers at TechEDGE 2012

Impact Makers CEO and co-founder Michael Pirron spoke at the TechEDGE 2012 event. TechEDGE is an annual technology conference and regional awards hosted by Virginia’s Region 2000 Technology Council. It took place May 15, 2012 in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia. Pirron spoke about B Corporations and Impact Makers’ business model.

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Impact Makers Hosts Students from UVA Studying Social Enterprise

On March 22, 2012, Impact Makers hosted students from the University of Virginia studying social enterprise and how their community may be able to address social issues. They traveled to Impact Makers’ office in Richmond, Virginia to meet with Michael Pirron and Rodney Willett. The students learned about Impact Makers’ unique business model,  B Corps […]

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William and Mary’s SEcon – Social Entrepreneurship Conference

Michael Pirron and Rodney Willett represented Impact Makers at the College of William and Mary’s SEcon – Social Entrepreneurship Conference -March 15-17, 2012 at the Mason School of Business in Williamsburg. SEcon featured nationally and internationally recognized thought leaders in social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility who presented their models for businesses and organizations in discussions with attendees from […]

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PBS NewsHour on B Corporations

On February 29th, PBS NewsHour aired Benefit Corporations Aim to Make a Profit — and a Positive Impact as part of Economics correspondent Paul Solman’s Making Sen$e of financial news series. The program covers benefit corporations, firms striving to make a positive impact on society while also turning a profit. Seven states have passed benefit corporation legislation. […]

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The Impact Makers’ Model Spreads: Ingage Partners

This is a testimonial to the power of the Impact Makers’ model. At the B Corp Champions Retreat in October 2011, Rodney Willett and Michael Pirron met the founders of Ingage Partners,  a management and technology consulting company based in Cincinnati, Ohio, that modeled their company after Impact Makers. Ingage Partners’ CEO Kelly Dolan and Michael […]

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Rodney Willett Discusses Benefit Corporations

Rodney Willett, Vice President Business Strategy, discussed benefit corporations in an article appearing in the Richmond Times Dispatch on Monday, October 3, 2011.  In the article Willett explains the difference between benefit corporations and traditional stock corporations. Read the entire article on the Richmond Times Dispatch website.

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