Here’s How Many B Corps are Based in Philly Right Now

We live in a society where billionaires like Tesla founder Elon Musk, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates make daily headlines for the wealth they have accrued and the challenges their workers face on the job.

If you’re not as plugged into the social entrepreneurship or impact investing movements, it can be easy to lose sight of the potentially positive impact for-profit companies can make on the communities where they’re based.

B Corps are a subset of for-profit companies that have made strict commitments to social causes. They voluntarily adopt rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. Their goal goes beyond profit, aiming, too, to treat their workers and the planet well. (Check out the intensive certification requirements.)

Our portfolio companies on the B-corp list:

Simply Good Jars — Casual food services
ROAR For Good — Technology hardware
Houwzer – Real estate brokerage

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