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Advanced Home Energy


At Advanced Home Energy (AHE),our mission is to assist homeowners by offering a wide range of home energy efficiency solutions. Many San Francisco Bay Area homeowners are taking advantage of rebates and other incentives to invest in green home building designs. Our goal is to partner with homeowners who are interested in going green. We strive to achieve real comfort and energy savings in every home we work on. We believe efficiency is green.

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Alter Eco


United States of America

Alter Eco is a pioneer of globally crafted organic foods including delicious Swiss made chocolate bars and truffles Bolivian Royal quinoa heirloom Thai rice and Mascobado cane sugar. All Alter Eco products are USDA Certified Organic Fair Trade Certified Carbon Neutral Certified Non GMO Project Verified and Certified Gluten Free. Recognized as a top ranking certified B Corporation and one of the first registered Public Benefit Corporation Alter Eco is dedicated to full circle sustainability throughout its operations and supply chain through four pillars sourcing using Fair Trade principles producing of only organic and non GMO foods creating minimal waste by working towards 100 percent compostable packaging and in setting their carbon emissions via large scale reforestation programs in the cooperatives that produce their crop. These principals are entwined with Alter Eco s commitment to the highest quality ingredients and taste in all its products.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Andean Naturals, Inc.


Everything starts with a little seed. One that grows where almost nothing else would. But our story is not about the little seed, it is about a journey and the people involved. Help us share quinoa with the World.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Animal Experience International


Animal Experience International is a B Corporation on a mission to help animals around the globe by matching volunteers with animal related sanctuaries, hospitals, wildlife rehabilitation centres, research projects and government programs.

Real estate, design & building

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Atayne, LLC


Atayne makes high performing, progressive outdoor and athletic apparel for activities such as Running, Cycling, Hiking, and Cross Country Skiing. However, we do things much differently than others in the industry. Not only do we make products with exceptional performance, we make them in a way that is safe for people and the planet. Here are just a few of the ways that we do that: \r\n \r\n1) All of our products (not just a few) are made using 100% recycled fabrics \r\n2) All of the materials used in our products are 3rd party verified to ensure they are free of chemicals known to be harmful to human health \r\n3) All our manufacturing is done, fiber to finish, in the USA

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¡Échale! a Tu Casa


Mexico

Echale works with rural families living in precarious conditions and in need of adequate housing providing support in the construction of homes that offer a safe and secure environment and building social capital within communities. It is designed to bring community organization to the common practice of self build in rural areas by organizing the community into Social Housing Production Units (SHPUs) a group made up of community members and homeowners responsible for the implementation of the self build process. All construction work is carried out collectively with neighbors pooling their labor to help each other build their homes.rn

Real estate, design & building

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Bark House


United States

Rugged and timeless, bark shingle siding is our fabled product where the style begins… \r\nBark House® Brand Shingles adorn and protect the finest homes, lodges, and commercial buildings across every region of the United States and Internationally. Maintenance free and sustainably manufactured, no other siding product comes close to the stunning beauty and richness of our poplar bark siding. \r\nWe are “The Original Poplar Bark Shingle Manufacturer.” With over 20 years of experience, we have been totally dedicated to the research, development, and proliferation of this product. Nationally recognized as the “Bark House Experts”, you can rest assured that you are simply getting the best product and service available from the people who started it all.

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Bay Area Medical Academy


United States

Bay Area Medical Academy transforms lives by helping individuals obtain technical education and training for the health care field leading to long term employment and social mobility.

Education

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Blue Garnet


United States

Blue Garnet is a strategy and management firm for social change organizations seeking to translate vision to reality and go from good enough to truly great. We pursue a triple bottom line social impact financial sustainability and environmental prosperity. We work exclusively with social change organizations to create lasting social impact in Southern California. We are idealists doggedly supporting nonprofits foundations and corporations to take a long term view in solving complex social problems.

Financial & Insurance activites

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BluPlanet Recycling Inc.


We provide waste recycling solutions for industry. Our programs are designed to maximize your returns and minimize your costs using simple and efficient recycling methods to recover waste from your operation. Our customized programs include plastic, metal, wood, glass and fiber. We also provide Product Destruction, Haz-Mat removal and other waste removal services.

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Buy The Change


United States of America

Buy The Change is a registered B Corp which means they are a for profit company with the goal of creating social change and benefit rather than a focus on profit. Their mission is to be a force of positive change for the talented hardworking women around the world who produce their products and their customers who have become a part of the solution through their buying choices.

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CAP Global


Napo Pharmaceuticals focuses on the development and commercialization of proprietary pharmaceuticals for the global marketplace in collaboration with local partners. \r\nOur strategy is to focus both on higher-volume business in the emerging economies of the world, together with high-value novel medicines in the Western market. \r\nNapo aims to maximize shareholder return by creating partnerships that provide incentives for the harmonization of these global pursuits.

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CDI Lan


CDI Lan mission is to give access to products and services that transform the lives of Brazilian low income communities through a large network of internet cafes.

Information, communication & technology

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ChangeIt


Formulating Change Inc., based in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, is a technology based start-up that provides an innovative approach to charitable giving. Our flagship product, ChangeIt®, is a patent protected feature that can easily be added to any existing debit or credit card and allows cardholders a simple and secure way to give to their favourite causes with every transaction.

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Channel Islands Outfitters


In 2013, CIO officially became a certified For-Benefit Corporation. Certified B Corporations are leading a global movement to redefine success in business. By voluntarily meeting higher standards of transparency, accountability, and performance, Certified B Corps are distinguishing themselves in a cluttered marketplace by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business. We adhear to the triple bottom line principals, and recognize that our employees are the face and heart of our organization.

Real estate, design & building

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Climatesmart Business, Inc.


Climate Smart is a social enterprise based in Vancouver, British Columbia. We were originally launched as a program of Ecotrust Canada, an enterprising nonprofit dedicated to building the conservation economy.

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Co2 Bambu


CO2 Bambu is a full circle bamboo supply and production enterprise, focusing on positive social and environmental impact. Working with indigenous populations (within their communities) to manufacture low carbon footprint houses, schools & shelters for post disaster reconstruction. \r\n \r\nA regenerative company serving non-profits and corporate social responsibility projects.

Real estate, design & building

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Cooperative Home Care Associates


(CHCA) is a nationally recognized, worker-owned home care agency in the Bronx. CHCA was founded in 1985 to provide quality home care to clients by providing quality jobs for direct-care workers. \r\n \r\nCHCA started with 12 home health aides. The cooperative now employs more than 2,000 staff. Together with PHI, a nonprofit founded by CHCA in 1992, CHCA maintains an employer-based workforce development program that provides free training for 600 low-income and unemployed women annually and serves as a significant driver of employment in the Bronx.

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Council Fire, LLC


At Council Fire, we believe innovation is driven by inspired people working together to create ideas and find solutions. Our community spans a wide array of professional disciplines and personal passions and we\'re able to leverage a network that includes NGOs, foundations, governments, academic institutions and private sector leaders. Together, we collaborate at scale and effect meaningful change for our clients. Below is a sampling of the people who make up our team.

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d.Light Design


Kenya

d.light is an international social enterprise serving people without access to reliable electricity. Its mission is to enable households without reliable electricity to attain the same quality of life as those with electricity. d.light will begin by replacing every kerosene lantern with clean safe and bright light. By 2020 the company aims to have improved the lives of 100 million individuals.

Energy

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Delight Co., Ltd.


Delight manufactures and distributes hearing aids at affordable prices. While untreated hearing loss may lead to social isolation of the elderly population, Delight aims to prevent such emotional and social consequences with its products, hearing aids. In order to provide qualified products at affordable prices, Delight used appropriate technology to standardize the hearing aids that are more fit for Asian physical characteristics and distributed them solely via its directly owned branch stores nationwide.

Information, communication & technology

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Dolphin Blue, Inc.


Dolphin Blue is a certified B Corporation firm based in Dallas, TX, FOUNDED in 1993 on the belief we can all be responsible in what we use. Our products contain, at minimum, 20% post-consumer recycled material whenever possible (material used by you or another concerned individual, recycled through an office or home recycling collection program, used in the manufacturing of a new product, or re-processed to its current state), or, if having no recycled content, are sustainably manufactured to environmental standards exceeding the standards of competitive products. In all cases, products offered by Dolphin Blue are manufactured with a minimal carbon footprint.

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Down to Earth Farmers Market


United States

Down to Earth Markets bring together two kinds of vendors: local farmers and area food makers who source locally. By incorporating qualified producers into our markets, we expand upon the traditional farmers market. More local food entrepreneurs find a venue to sell their products directly to shoppers. In turn, shoppers benefit by discovering a greater offering of local foods at the markets. Best yet, regional agriculture thrives, as more businesses source from area farms.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Enviro-Stewards


A steward is one who manages another’s property, finances or other affairs on their behalf. Therefore, our name is intended to reflect the firm’s mandate to help our clients conserve their resources and effectively address their environmental liabilities.

Other

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Fans Without Footprints


United States of America

The first loyalty program rewarding fans for their green actions get rewarded by recycling at home and at the game purchasing tickets supporting local green projects carpooling/public transportation to the games contributing $$ or time to an environmental project playing games and interacting with sponsors. Fans Without Footprints has developed a mobile app that allows fans from different clubs to compete over their recycling carpooling and other environmentally friendly actions. Prizes range from discounts on team merchandise to VIP access on match days. Groome is still waiting for a club or sponsor to back the idea.

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FINAE


Mexico

FINAE is a Mexican financial institution providing loans to University level students from low and middle income households. The company has contracts with Mexico s top quality private universities and has designed several student loans tailored to the needs of its clientele. Education not only enhances the earning potential and quality of life of the student (and their family) but also fosters

Education

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FlipGive


FlipGive is a digital marketplace that connects people to brands through fundraising. The platform revolutionizes both grassroots fundraising and corporate giving; helping people raise more money faster by driving sales and positive social impact for brands.

Real estate, design & building

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FutureProof, LLC


FutureProof is a nationally recognized interdisciplinary firm which provides full-service sustainability masterplanning, green infrastructure design and development, integrated water management landscapes, LEED and other certification systems and technical consulting for projects and initiatives intent on achieving aggressive and impactful sustainability goals.

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Give Something Back Office Supplies


United States of America

Give Something Back is a full service office supply and furniture company providing businesses with over 40000 products at low prices. Called Give Something Back because they donate a majority of their profits back to local non profits (close to six million dollars since 1991) and donate a dollar to local food banks for each case of their branded 30% and 100% recycled paper sold (over a million meals served).rnrn

Retail

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Greater Richmond Grid


Their goal is to share stories about people inspired by a purpose beyond themselves.They are interested in hard work humility authenticity and stewardship. And most of all people who roll up their sleeves and push Richmond forward. As a certified B Corporation they produce digital content and a quarterly print publication that features Richmond at its best from startup owners to creators to civic leaders.They deliver their magazine by bike whenever possible print on FSC certified paper use soy based ink and donate a portion of their advertising space to local nonprofits. They hope you enjoy reading about the talented people small businesses and community organizations that they feature in Grid as much as they ve enjoyed getting to know their stories. Each follows a philosophy and set of practices that are building a more just and caring Richmond. And for that they re grateful.

Real estate, design & building

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Green Living Enterprises


Green Living Enterprises is Canada’s leading cause-marketing agency focused on social and environmental program development. Our team is led by award-winning industry experts in the fields of brand and program development; custom content; advertising, marketing and communications; and event management. Green Living Enterprises also includes Greenlivingonline.com and The Green Living Show, Canada’s largest consumer show, dedicated to easy and simple solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.

Information, communication & technology

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Grounds For Change


Grounds for Change is a certified organic coffee roaster specializing in 100% Fair Trade Coffee. Grounds for Change roast Organic Fair Trade Coffee that is grown in shaded conditions and the Coffee of the Month Club is the perfect coffee gift for any occasion. Grounds for Change has a comprehensive Wholesale Coffee program for independent coffeehouses, as well as a Coffee Fundraiser for organizations.

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Home Care Associates of Philadelphia


Our industry leading recruitment and training program produces caring and qualified home care aides. Our commitment to our employees instills a feeling of job security and investment in the company that has proven to translate into higher quality care. New employees undergo a month of extensive training. The program helps our trainees develop a full range of clinical, communication and problem solving skills. A specialized curriculum on aging and care of the elderly is included.

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Hybrytec Solar


Hacemos parte del portafolio de empresas del fondo de inversión de origen suizo: ECOS Sustainable Equity. Adicionalmente, contamos con la vinculación de \"Promotora\" como inversionista a través del Fondo de Venture Capital. \r\n \r\nTenemos una red de más de 300 distribuidores certificados y capacitados por Hybrytec, que cubren gran parte del territorio nacional. Contamos con sedes en Bogotá y Medellín.

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Ingage Partners, LLC


Ingage Partners was founded to Inspire and Engage people to blend their professional lives with their desire to better our communities.

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Juhudi Kilimo


Kenya

Juhudi Kilimo is a social enterprise that provides asset financing and technical assistance to smallholder farmers and small to medium agro businesses throughout Kenya. Juhudi operates exclusively in very rural areas giving smallholder farmers access to the tools they need to scale up and succeed.

Financial & Insurance activites

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Little Pickle Press


Little Pickle Press is dedicated to helping parents and educators cultivate conscious, responsible little people by stimulating explorations of the meaningful topics of their generation through a variety of media, technologies, and techniques.

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Mal Warwick Associates


\"Mal Warwick | Donordigital has grown from one person holding a vision to change the world by raising money for nonprofits–to a full-service, integrated fundraising and advocacy agency serving leading charitable organizations from offices in Washington, DC and the San Francisco Bay Area. \r\n \r\nWith over 30 years of proven experience we have enabled our clients to raise well over $1 billion dollars in support of their work through our exceptional strategy, award-winning creative, and insightful and actionable analysis. We embrace that no two clients are the same. We know each has its own distinct challenge–but each needs to raise money and engage their constituents to fulfill their unique mission–and that is where Mal Warwick | Donordigital delivers day in and day out. \r\n \r\nIf you are looking to take your program to the next level in support of your important mission then Mal Warwick | Donordigital might just be the perfect fit.\"

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Manzimvula Ventures, Inc.


We help companies to unleash hidden capacity, inspiring people, engaging teams, and sparking breakthrough performance.

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Metropolitan Group


Metropolitan Group was founded in 1989 and has offices in Chicago; Portland, Oregon; San Francisco; and Washington, D.C. We work exclusively on behalf of social purpose organizations—nonprofits/NGOs, government agencies and socially responsible businesses. We work as a team with our clients to create results, including sustainable attitudinal and behavioral change; increased participation, program use and awareness; and expanded resources and capacity.

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Mikado Consulting


Mikado, sürdürülebilir kalkınma için modeller geliştirir. Mikado, özel sektör ve sivil toplum işbirlikleriyle kaynakları mobilize ederek, sosyal etkiyi maksimize eden, sürdürülebilir kalkınmaya hizmet eden, toplumsal dönüşüm yaratan, kar amacı gütmeyen bir sosyal girişimdir. \r\n \r\nMikado is a social enterprise that crafts innovative solutions for sustainable development. Mikado mobilizes existing sources and develops partnerships to maximize social impact and to serve sustainable development.

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Moving Forward Education


We are community advocates, school supporters, and educational partners dedicated to addressing the academic and emotional needs of our youth.

Education

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Namaste Solar


We are a dedicated community of individuals who are passionate about what we do and how we do it. For us, work is a wonderful place to be. We enjoy each other’s company. We share aligned values and appreciate working in a respectful, positive, and rewarding environment. We have a tremendous amount of loyalty and long-term commitment to the Namasté Solar family. We take our work seriously.

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Ned Schaub Consulting -- Social Change Strategy


In 2013 and 2014 Ned Schaub Consulting – Social Change Strategy was named to the B Lab\'s ‘Best for the World’ list, which includes companies worldwide that have been honored for creating the most overall social and environmental impact. In 2014 92 companies worldwide were recognized by B Lab, after earning an overall score in the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations on the B Impact Assessment, a comprehensive assessment of a company\'s impact on its workers, community, and the environment. Ned Schaub Consulting -- Social Change Strategy became a Certified B Corporation in 2012.

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New Avenue


United States of America

New Avenue finances entitles and builds eco friendly low cost homes in backyards and other empty spaces to reduce sprawl increase affordable housing in city neighborhoods and promote urban infill.

Real estate, design & building

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One Earth Design


One Earth Designs aims to become the ‘green Apple’ of the emerging markets. Their customizable solar energy technologies can eventually meet all the energy needs of customer households including: cooking, electricity, heating, and water purification. Their products save lives, reduce carbon emissions, save time for women, and save money for families.

Energy

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Pacific Northwest Kale Chips


Pacific Northwest Kale Chips is a small-batch chip maker based out of Portland, OR. Founded on the principles of delivering locally-sourced, organic, and sustainable food combined with an artisan approach to flavor and texture, the company is creating a revolution in nutrition that offers the Pacific Northwest – and world -- its healthiest snack: kale chips.

Other

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Piedmont Biofuels


US

Piedmont Biofuels has been through many iterations over the last decade.Today we are supplying fuel at 4 locations around the Triangle but are no longer producing fuel building plants or running an analytic lab.

Energy

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Project Repat


United States of America

Project Repat creates fair wage jobs in the USA by upcycling excess textiles into more functional and fashionable clothing accessories. Project Repat turns you second hand t shirts into into blankets bags scarves and ties. Each product is upcycled an efficient way to add value to a recycled good by a worker earning a fair and living wage in the USA.

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Quetsol


Quetsol's patent pending technology allows the company to install systems and distribute activation codes in any community off the grid cell coverage or not which differs greatly from competitors that base their tech on GSM (50% customers have no coverage).

Energy

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Re:Vision Architecture


Re:Vision Architecture (RVA) is a deep green architecture and sustainability consulting practice that was founded in 2001 to re-vision and restore the balance between natural and built environments.

Real estate, design & building

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Sechler CPA PC


Sechler CPA PC is a virtual nonprofit CPA firm with twenty remote team members serving over 400 nonprofit organizations. We are client-focused, supportive, innovative, attentive, and accountable. Sechler CPA PC was recently named one of the \"Best for the World\" by the B Corporation for 2013! We are Arizona\'s ONLY CPA FIRM that is a Certified B Corporation!

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Seeds Printing


Green Printing with a Cost-Effective Focus \r\n \r\nAt Seeds Green Printing, our focus is how to offer our clients cost effective, high quality environmental printing alternatives that match or exceed traditional printing methods. \r\n \r\nIt’s a common misconception that printing on recycled paper with vegetable-based inks is more expensive and results in a poorer quality product than does printing on premium virgin coated #1- or #2-grade paper substrates with conventional petroleum-based inks. \r\n \r\nThat’s not the case at Seeds Green Printing. \r\n \r\nUsing 100%-recycled paper stocks and vegetable-based inks, we can give you green printed products that are of equal or better quality for the same price or even less than what you are now paying for conventional printing. Request some samples, and you can see for yourself. \r\n \r\nTechnological advances in press equipment allow us to print cleaner, to print more efficiently, and to waste less.

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SEQUIL Systems, Inc.


United States of America

SEQUIL Systems Inc. is an award winning professional services firm which provides highly technical building commissioning LEED program management energy modeling and sustainability consulting services to the architecture engineering and construction industry.rnrnSEQUIL services help project teams reduce the environmental impact of buildings and create exceptional indoor environments.rnrnSEQUIL Systems Inc. is a registered B Corporation.

Construction

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SLOWCOLOR


SLOWCOLOR \r\nFair Trade Textiles. Handmade & Naturall Dyed. Always. \r\n \r\nWe are \'for conscious comfort ®\' in clothing.

Other

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Social Enterprise Associates


US

We are a consulting firm offering business services to social enterprises and TBL entrepreneurs.

Financial & Insurance activites

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South Mountain Company, Inc.


The company that emerged began as a cabinet making and woodworking shop in New City, New York in 1973. In 1975 my partner Mitchell Posin and I came to Martha\'s Vineyard to design and build a house for my parents.

Other

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Sustainability Advantage


Canada

Bob is a leading expert on quantifying and selling the business value of corporate sustainability strategies and has given hundreds of keynote presentations to corporate government university and NGO audiences. Bob applies his business and leadership experience from his 34 year career at IBM Canada to engage the business community in proactively avoiding risks and capturing opportunities by using smart environmental social and governance (ESG) strategies.

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TAS


We are developers of mixed use buildings, and entrepreneurs for the public good. We build to connect, not isolate, and fundamentally believe that connected communities lead to beautiful, more resilient cities.

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Telecom Development Company Afghanistan Ltd. (Roshan)


Roshan began operations in 2003 in an environment where there was virtually no telecommunications infrastructure. Basic telecommunications was prohibitively expensive and practically inaccessible. To make an international call, you literally had to walk to another country. Speaking to family members within and outside the country was a luxury that many in Afghanistan had to forego.

Information, communication & technology

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The Arnold Development Group


The Arnold Development Group is a full service real estate investment and development firm that creates sustainable mixed-use retail, office and residential projects. We build vibrant urban neighborhoods where residents and visitors can live, work, learn, and play. Once completed, our projects are a catalyst for economic growth and future development.

Other

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The Majora Carter Group


Majora Carter is an urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. She is responsible for the creation & successful implementation of numerous green-infrastructure projects, policies, and job training & placement systems.

Information, communication & technology

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The Paradigm Project


The Paradigm Project was borne out of the desire to impact poverty in sustainable, profitable ways by leveraging our team’s experience in consumer products, capital markets and environmental assets.What we do is simple in concept, and like everything in the developing world, difficult in execution:

Real estate, design & building

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VIF International Education


VIF International Education builds global education programs that prepare students for success in an interconnected world. For more than 25 years, educators have leveraged VIF’s professional development and curriculum, language acquisition and teacher exchange programs to generate engaging learning environments where students can excel in core curriculum as well as develop valuable critical and creative thinking skills. A certified B Corp and ‘Best for the World’ honoree headquartered in Chapel Hill, N.C., VIF provides a pathway for teachers, schools and districts to become globally designated.

Education

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W.S. Badger Co, Inc.


Badger makes USDA certified organic body care products. They are also a healing line, as in: fresh air, sunlight, a cooling breeze and the kind thoughts of a good friend. These are simply ways of restoring balance. And that's the way their products work.

Other

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Water Power Group LP


The Water Power Group of Companies LP is an Ontario based private power producer working in partnership with local communities and First Nations and Metis to develop small run of the river hydro electric generators.

Other

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xrunner Venture GmbH


x-runner Venture is an impact enterprise. \r\n \r\nX-runner sells a lasting sanitation solution to low-income, urban households that cannot have regular toilets.Our customer oriented product and service bring an instant improvement to their lives.

Other

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Yellow Leaf Hammocks


United States of America

Kick Back Relax & Change the World From the Comfort of Our Signature Insanely Cozy Eco Luxury Hammocks! The core of the company is centered on the Four Pillars of Sustainability dedicated to nourishing communities by promoting (1) long term economic health (2) environmental stewardship (3) social equity and (4) cultural vitality.

Retail

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