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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Mission Investors Exchange on Impact Makers’ Gifting

The Mission Investors Exchange featured a story on Impact Makers gifting of its equity to The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia and Virginia Community Capital, a Mission Investors Exchange affiliate member. Read the article.  

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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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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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Impact Makers Makes the List of Most Generous Companies in Richmond

Richmond BizSense and Generosity Inc. published the 2015 list of the most generous companies in Richmond! Impact Makers’ total local giving of $206,000 comes in at number ten, with some significantly larger companies in the mix.  In 2014, Impact Makers ranked 8th. See the 2015 list.

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Impact Makers a Finalist for the Richmond region’s Top Workplaces

Impact Makers is one of sixty local companies selected for the second annual Top Workplaces program conducted by the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Workplace Dynamics. The ranking is based on employee surveys on everything from pay and benefits to training and work-life balance to employee engagement, community involvement and diversity.

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