Angelpoints, Inc. Certified as a B-Corporation

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Angelpoints, Inc. Certified as a B-Corporation

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AngelPoints, the industry leader for corporate giving, sustainability, and volunteer online software, is proud to announce it has been certified as a B Corporation (Benefit Corporation). B Corporations, certified as meeting rigorous standards by B Lab, are recognized as a new kind of company which use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

Monday, October 11, 2010 - 2:00pm

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 11, 2010 - AngelPoints, the industry leader for corporate giving, sustainability, and volunteer online software, is proud to announce it has been certified as a B Corporation (Benefit Corporation). B Corporations, certified as meeting rigorous standards by B Lab, are recognized as a new kind of company which use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

Since it was founded in 2001, AngelPoints software has been helping leading companies all over the globe to inspire their employees to increase corporate giving, sustainability, and volunteering. AngelPoints clients have logged more than 10,000,000 volunteer hours since 2001.

“As a B Corporation, AngelPoints is publicly certified for the values that are central to our products and our mission,” says Andy Mercy, AngelPoints CEO. “We are proud to develop practices that define effective CSR and sustainability so we can deliver maximum value to our clients while making the world better ourselves.”

Certified B Corporations 1) meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance; 2) legally expand their corporate responsibilities to include consideration of stakeholder interests; and 3) build collective voice through the power of the unifying B Corporation brand. As of September 2010, there are over 300 certified B Corporations from over 50 industries, representing a diverse multi-billion dollar marketplace. For more information on AngelPoints’ B Corporation status, visit www.bcorporation.net/angelpoints

About AngelPoints 

AngelPoints facilitates a fast, impactful transformation in the world’s largest and most respected companies through its volunteer, sustainability, and giving program management online software. Angelpoints is headquartered in Sausalito, California and serves more than 80 customers worldwide, including 70 Fortune 1000 Companies. To learn how AngelPoints can transform your business, visit www.angelpoints.com.

About B Lab

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. Find out more at www.bcorporation.net.

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Contact

Courtland Smith
AngelPoints
http://www.angelpoints.com
Keywords: CSR | Corporate Citizenship | Corporate Social Responsibility | Sustainability | angelpoints | b-corp | online software | philanthropy

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