B-Corp rates Badger among the best-of-the-best!
See B-Corp's 'Best for the World' page.
Read the Bloomberg Business Week article about the award.
Principles: For any B Corporation there are four main principles in play which, as you can see from our own principles, are a natural fit for Badger. These principals recognize the that we are all dependent on each other for our economic and environmental health.
Basics: Certified B Corporations are held to a higher standard in both our social and environmental conduct. Rather than the traditional approach of prioritizing only the shareholders profits, as B Corporations we are dedicated to providing a benefit to all our stakeholders. The B Lab certification requirement makes sure that all B Corporations consistently value the welfare of their employees and consumers, the community, and the environment. The five categories that are the focus of this certification are:
As you can see from our scores Badger is well ahead of the curve, and it was announced in March 2013 that we scored in the top 10% of all B Corps! This certification provides reassurance to our customers that Badger will continue to do the right thing. Like anything that is worth doing, the B Corp certification process is strenuous, thorough, and educational. Even for those of us to whom these ideas come naturally, the review process helps us to recognize ways in which we can improve!
Badger became a B Corporation to help assess and improve our business practices, so that we are always doing what's right for people and the planet. View our assessment, read our full B-Impact Report, and learn more at: http://www.bcorporation.net/community/ws-badger-co-inc
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