DANSKO FOOTWEAR RECOGNIZED AS A 2014 “BEST FOR WORKERS” COMPANY
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
West Grove, Pa.: Today, Dansko and 79 other companies worldwide were recognized for creating the highest quality jobs by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual ‘B Corp Best for Workers’ list. This analysis includes metrics regarding compensation and benefits, health and wellness programs, parent-friendly flex time and leave policies, professional development and internal promotion, corporate culture, profit sharing and ownership opportunities.
“With Millennials’ increasing demand for work-life integration, B Corps are winning the talent war,” said Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B Lab. “The Best for Workers Honorees are leading the way with their commitment to creating high quality jobs that serve a higher purpose.”
The ‘B Corp Best for Workers’ list honors businesses that earned a worker impact score in the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations on the B Impact Assessment, a rigorous and comprehensive analysis of the company's impact on its workers, community, and environment. Honorees were recognized among micro, small, and mid-sized businesses.
“From the very beginning, our mission has focused on the triple bottom line; we want to enhance the well-being of everyone whose lives our business impacts,” said Mandy Cabot, Dansko Co-Founder and CEO. “We’re thrilled to be recognized as one of the best in an already elite group of companies—not the best in the world, but the best for the world.”
As companies that use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems, B Corps meet rigorous standards of overall social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. Today, there are over nearly 1,100 Certified B Corporations, across 100+ industries and 34 countries, unified by one common goal: to redefine success in business.
About B Lab:
BLab is a nonprofit organization that serves a global movement to redefine success in business so that all companies compete not only to be the best in the world, but the best for the world. For more information, visit www.bcorporation.net
Founded in 1990 by wife and husband team, Mandy Cabot and Peter Kjellerup, Dansko leads the comfort footwear market in award-winning design and customer service. Today, we are 185 employee-owners strong, changing the quality of people’s lives through our products, our passion, and our commitment to a better tomorrow. Learn more at Dansko.com.