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BOULDER, Colo. — Eco-Products announced today that it has become a Certified B Corporation, earning the coveted distinction for meeting “the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability.”
In addition, Eco-Products, the leading brand of food service packaging made with renewable resources and recycled content. It’s joining a growing community of B Corp companies working to solve environmental and social problems. These companies are not competing just to be the best in the world. They are the best for the world.
B Corporations – the “B” stands for “Benefit”. For they are companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab; thereby working toward a better world.
So unlike traditional corporations, Certified B Corporations agree to consider the impact of their decisions. As a result on workers, suppliers, the community, consumers and the environment. They have all also scored highly on an extensive assessment of their approaches. All to governance, community, and environment. That’s as well as a review of their overall business models.
As the B Corp website notes:
“B Corp is to business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee. Or the USDA Organic certification is to milk…”
In addition, Eco-Products sells a variety of single-use cups, plates, napkins, trays, straws and take-out containers. Most noteworthy all made from renewable resources and post-consumer recycled content. So its customers include professional sports teams. For example and like the Minnesota Twins, venues like Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and campuses like the University of Colorado at Boulder. Other customers include hospitals, corporate campuses and convention centers. Furthermore a wide array of independent food service operators.
In conclusion, Eco-Products is one of the first companies selling disposable foodservice products to become a Certified B Corp. Finally and while Jacobson is proud of the distinction, he knows there’s much more work ahead.
Source: Eco-Products®, Inc. Eco-Products
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