On October 22, aWhere officially became the 50th Certified B Corporation in Colorado, and joined a growing global community of over 1,000 other companies meeting higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.
Certified B Corps are important because they inspire all businesses to compete not only to be the best in the world, but to be the best FOR the world. See our official profile here.
So, what does becoming a B Corp really mean about aWhere and the products we offer?
It means that we commit to…
B a Force for Good.
Certified B Corps use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. More specifically, aWhere is revolutionizing the agriculture industry worldwide by helping farmers feed the world through agricultural intelligence and data management technology. We believe that our product can and will impact the world for good, and that the for-profit community has the resources to make that change happen.
B Good for Staff.
aWhere wants to attract talented workers that are passionate, invested in our mission and product, and want to bring their whole selves to work every day. To achieve this, we offer competitive, fair salaries and stock options, a robust benefits package, and encourage and subsidize professional development.
B Good for the Community.
aWhere is a global company, but we care about the local communities where we do business. This means that we are committed to civic engagement and giving, leverage local suppliers and distributors, and highly value diversity and job creation within the cities we work.
B Good for the Environment.
aWhere maintains a do no harm attitude about its environmental responsibility as we seek to minimize our environmental footprint. As a staff, we use recycled equipment & furniture and incorporate remote meetings to limit transportation. We responsibly dispose of hazardous waste, and incorporate energy efficiency standards into our lighting, equipment and HVAC.
“Since the inception of aWhere, we have nurtured a culture of excellence and integrity and we aim to deliver products of great value and social impact to our customers,” said John Corbett, President and CEO of aWhere. “We are proud to join the B Corp community of like-minded companies who strive toward those same goals.
Want to learn even more about the Certified B Corp community or consider joining the #Bthechange movement? Watch this video below: http://youtu.be/V-VFZUFJwt4