Cielo Hamacas recognized as best for the community
Greater positive impact on the community
Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Mérida, Yucatán. MX.
Today Cielo Hammocks was recognized for creating the most positive community impact of B Change Media based on an independent and comprehensive evaluation administered by the independent non-profit laboratory B Lab. The winners are presented in the next fall issue of B Magazine and in the digital platform of B the Change, bthechange.com. They were also honored at the first annual Best for the World Celebration & Awards ceremony at the Haas Business School of the University of California at Berkeley.
Cielo Hammocks is honored in the Best for Community list, where it scored 10 percent more than 1,800 companies in the Impact Evaluation B. The full evaluation measures the impact of a company on its workers, the community, clients and environment. The 141 winning companies in the Community category come from 18 industries and 24 countries.
The community part of the Impact Evaluation B evaluates the relationships, diversity and participation of the providers in the local community. It also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable donations, including whether the product or service of a company is designed to solve a social problem, such as access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity and the arts. . The winners in the top 10 set a standard for high impact that business as a force for good that can be done in communities around the world.
The 141 Best for Community companies come from more than 120 different industries, such as manufacturing, financial services and engineering. B Cambio de Medios simultaneously launched separate lists recognizing Empresas B as Best for the World (general impact) Best for the Environment, Best for Customers and Best for Workers, which can be found at http: // best. bthechange.com (Not available until September 8).
Other 2016 Best for the Community winners are: the Oregon-based A-Z Wineworks winery, Beneficial State Bank; And Greyston Bakery.
"The companies we are honoring as the best for the world represent the vanguard of a global movement that uses the business as a force for food, we are inspired by them and feel deeply honored to join this historic and revolutionary celebration," said Bryan Welch, CEO of B the Change Media, the multiplatform media company that publishes the quarterly B magazine and host of the Best for, the world event at the University of California, Berkeley on September 8, 2016.
A total of 2015 B Companies were named 2016 Best for the World including The Honest Company; Cooperative Home Care Associates; And traditional medicines. Thirty-five countries are represented, including Afghanistan, Kenya, Vietnam.
The 2016 Best for the World Honorees represents almost a third of all the B Corps, showing a wide range of excellence throughout the community. Today there are more than 1,800 B Companies in more than 120 industries and 42 countries, unified by the common goal: redefining success in business.
Hammocks marketed through Cielo Hamacas represent the work of more than 880 families in the Yucatan Peninsula. Cielo Hammocks continues the centuries-old tradition of hand weaving the most beautiful Mayan hammocks in the world. Our high quality hammocks are sold by our family business, capturing a millenary history that offers the highest quality and most competitive prices in the whole world!
B Change Media was formed as a partnership between B Lab, the B Business community, and Bryan Welch, former CEO of Ogden Publications (B Corp since 2010). B Change Media is a multiplatform media company whose mission is to build the largest committed public in the world with a passion for using the business as a force for good. B Media has editorial and operational independence and covers stories about businesses that use force for good. B Change Media has independent investors and is a subsidiary of B Lab, the nonprofit organization that administers the impact evaluation and adds the Empresas B community.