We are grateful to be recognized by B Corporation as a 2013 Best for the Environment on Environmental Impact honoree. This designation is given to the top 10% of B Corporations in the Environmental Impact category. The diverse list of honorees includes businesses from 30 industries and 11 countries.
Certified B Corps voluntarily meet higher standards for transparency, community engagement and environmental impact. Collectively, we are changing the way business is done — making the triple bottom line as important and effective as the financial bottom line.
Clean Currents was one of the first companies in the state of Maryland to complete the B Corp assessment and adopt the B Corp legal framework into its operating structure and was the first company in the state of Maryland an the United States to file to become a Benefit LLC.
The core of business model is to improve the environment by building demand for renewable energy. We strive to minimize the environmental impact of our business operations and we support employee’s efforts to live a greener life through our Green Benefits. We encourage employees to bike and take public transportation to work, incentivize energy efficient vehicles and appliances, and support employees who want to join a CSA program. And our employee led Green Teams are always looking for more ways to help improve our environmental footprint and spread the word to staff and our communities!
We have always seen ourselves as a for-profit company with a non-profit mission and believe that businesses are responsible for being a driver of positive change in society. Becoming a Certified B Corp and Benefit LLC allows us to show our genuine commitment to social and environmental values.