Lendahand is a Best For The World Company 2018
Written by Hans Kramer on 26 June 2018
Lendahand is one of the 150 worldwide Best For The World businesses, just like in 2017. CEO Koen The: "We are very proud of that we have been awarded again this year. SInce we first obtained our B Impact score we've tried to raise the impact bar for ourselves while creating an attractive financial product. Social impact and a healthy return go hand in hand."
The first half of 2018 has seen a large-scale embrace of purpose as the future of business. Competing not only to be best in the world but best for the world is a winning strategy, and leads the way as mainstream businesses join the purpose-driven movement.
What are B Corps?
B Corps are businesses that are verified by the nonprofit B Lab for their positive impact on people and planet , and their vision—that businesses can do good and turn a profit—has been gathering big attention this year.
Which business were eligible?
B Lab says: "Only Certified B Corporations in good standing with a Reviewed Version 4 or 5 B Impact Assessment (including both phone and document reviews by B Lab Staff with scores transparent online) are eligible for inclusion on the Best for the World list. They have not only obtained a verified score on the B Impact Assessment, but also have met the highest standards of public transparency and legal accountability to align their interests with the interests of society."