Home Must Reads Living Room Realty lands B Corp certification

Living Room Realty lands B Corp certification

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Portland-based Living Room Realty became the thirty-eighth Oregon company to earn B Corp certification.

“We wanted to become a B Corp because of our belief that we build a business by building community one great neighbor at a time,” [owner Jenelle Isaacson] said. “It was an extension of our company’s social, environmental and ethical values and an ongoing measure of our success and goals. We are honored to have a way to show that we actually walk the walk and are committed to our community, consumers, and the environment.”

B Lab confers its certification to companies that “use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems and meet higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability.” The certification is similar to Fair Trade certification for coffee.

Read more at Sustainable Business.

 

More Articles

Innovation: a critique

News
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
1008 innovation thumbBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

A Design Week panel discussion raises questions about how innovative we really are.


Read more...

Healthcare pullback

News
Thursday, November 20, 2014
112014-boehnercare-thumbBY JASON NORRIS | OB CONTRIBUTOR

Each month for Oregon Business, we assess factors that are shaping current capital market activity—and what they mean to investors. Here we take a look at two major developments regarding possible rollbacks of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


Read more...

Gone Girl

News
Monday, September 29, 2014
roundup-logo-thumb-14BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Wehby disappears, Kitzhaber fails to disclose and Seattle gets bike share before Portland.


Read more...

The clean fuels opportunity

News
Monday, November 10, 2014
111014-dirtyfuel-thumbBY KIM MOORE | OB RESEARCH EDITOR

A market for low-carbon transportation fuels has a chance to flourish in Oregon if regulators adopt the second phase of the state’s Clean Fuels Program.


Read more...

OB Poll: Wineries and groceries

News
Friday, October 24, 2014

24-winethumbA majority of respondents agreed: Local vineyards should remain Oregon-owned and quality is the most important factor when determining where to eat or buy groceries.


Read more...

Shifting Ground

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE

Bans on genetically modified crops create uncertainty for farmers.


Read more...

Revenge Forestry

November/December 2014
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
BY JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

A flare-up in the Elliott Forest raises questions about détente in Oregon’s timber wars.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS