New Seasons becomes B corp

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Portland-based New Seasons Market is the first grocer to achieve B Corp certification.

The designation gives credence to New Seasons various business practices that promote sustainability. The grocer announced last month it had qualified as a net-zero waste company by diverting some 92 percent of its waste from landfills.

The B Lab group has honored several Oregon companies this year. For its part, New Seasons fared impressively on a 170-question test that gauged practices, governance, environmental and community impacts, staff benefits and culture. The company scored 121 points out of 200, some 24 points higher than the average B Corp company.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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0 #1 Welcome, fellow B-CorpGuest 2013-06-27 18:34:02
Welcome New Seasons - and congratulations!

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Your fellow local B-Corp
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