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Sarona named to 2018 Best For The World: Overall list by B Lab

Sarona is proud to receive recognition for our on-going efforts in creating extraordinary positive global impact with a spot on the 2018 Best For The World list. The list is a comprehensive assessment administered by B Lab, a non-profit-making organisation that serves a global movement to align the interests of business with those of the greater good.

In addition to recognition in the categories of Best For Customers, Best For Workers and Best For Governance, Sarona is also in the esteemed Best For The World Overall category. To be named an overall honouree, businesses must earn a score in the top 10% of more than 2,400 Certified B Corporations across all category areas of the B Impact Assessment. The assessment measures a company’s positive impact on its workers, community, customers and the environment. Those scoring in the overall category set a gold standard for companies using business as a force for good.

Sarona is very proud to be in the company of the other Certified B Corporations who share a common goal to redefine success in business and inclusion on this Best For The World list reaffirms our belief statement, “Applying ethical, social and environmental values to each investment decision builds a better world for current and future generations. We further believe that such values help achieve strong financial returns.”

Sarona has been a Certified B Corporation for the past seven years because we believe it makes good business sense. We constantly strive to improve our performance while encouraging others to understand the immense positive effects that good business solutions can have on social and environmental concerns.

Learn more about Sarona’s certification and score here.

The selection criteria for Best For The World honourees is available here.

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