Social change strategy firm recognized for public commitment to sustainable business practices
WASHINGTON—Global Policy Solutions is thrilled to announce our certification as a B Corporation. As a Certified B Corp, we are voluntarily joining 1,000 other businesses to regularly meet rigorous standards for social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.
Since 2005, Global Policy Solutions has been committed to using sustainable practices to help community-based, philanthropic, governmental, and business organizations build their capacity to use policy as a tool for achieving positive social change. At the center our work is the belief that all people share fundamental social, economic, and political rights, including access to safe environments, health, quality education, and economic opportunity.
“For us, becoming a Certified B Corp was in line with our corporate vision,” says Maya Rockeymoore, PhD, president and CEO of Global Policy Solutions. “We strive every day to ensure we’re engaging in business practices that prioritize positive social change for our clients—and we want out clients and employees to know of our public commitment. We’re proud to be a part of the B Corp movement and look forward to exploring innovative ways to grow our business with sustainable principles in mind.”
To learn more about our certification, view our full B Impact Report: http://www.bcorporation.net/community/global-policy-solutions.
Global Policy Solutions is a social change strategy firm dedicated to making policy work for people and their environments.
Certified B Corporations meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, legally expand their corporate responsibilities to include consideration of stakeholder interests, and build collective voice through the power of the unifying B Corporation brand. As of June 2014,there are more than 1,000 Certified B Corporations from over 60 industries and 34 countries, representing a diverse multi-billion dollar marketplace.
B Lab is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab drives systemic change through three interrelated initiatives: 1) building a community of Certified B Corporations to make it easier for all of us to tell the difference between “good companies” and just good marketing; 2) accelerating the growth of the impact investing asset class through use of B Lab’s GIIRS impact rating system by institutional investors; and 3) promoting supportive public policies, including creation of a new corporate form and tax, procurement, and investment incentives for sustainable business.