How does a small, employee-owned company in Vermont score among the best companies in the world? Gardener’s Supply Company is among the top winners just revealed with the B the Change Media release of the Best for the World lists, the globe’s most outstanding socially and environmentally impactful businesses. The list spans 20 countries and 44 industries. Gardener’s Supply Company, a direct marketer and retailer, is honored as “Best for Workers,” for its innovative employee-owned model and other strong scores. The Best for the World honors are awarded only to those Certified B Corporations that score in the top 10% of the B Corp community on the B Impact Assessment, a comprehensive set of standards that rigorously measures each company’s impacts on its employees, its community, and the environment. B Corp Certification and the B Impact Assessment are both administered by the nonprofit organization B Lab.
Vermont Business Magazine, Sunday, 9/18/16
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