2013 Highlights & Impact Report

From the Chair of the Impact Makers Board of Directors, David I. Greenberg Dear Clients and Friends of Impact Makers: The start of a new year is an opportunity to look back on the accomplishments in 2013 and reflect on goals and contributions. I am privileged to serve as the Chair of the Board of […]

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Heroes Economy Interview with Impact Makers’ Michael Pirron

Leesa Hubbard, with Heroes Economy, interviews Michael Pirron, Impact Makers Founder and CEO, about growing a successful, sustainable social enterprise. This half hour video provides insight into Michael’s inspiration, experience and the Impact Makers’ story.

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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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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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