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March is B Corp Month!

March is B Corp Month!

Here at Grey Rock we are proud to be a certified B Corporation and March is actually the month to shine a light on this certification.

 

 

What is a Certified B Corporation? 

As a certified B corp, we are among a community of businesses that “meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.”

Simply put, we strive to consider sustainability and social consciousness throughout our business processes.    

Why is it important to us? 

Community has always been a top priority for us at Grey Rock.  Being a Certified B Corp puts us among a global group of businesses working toward creating a positive impact for their employees, communities, and the environment. 

Who wouldn’t want to join in on that?  And it’s a sentiment that is clearly near and dear to so many of our customers and fellow business owners here in Guelph.  Many Guelph businesses are also certified B Corporations including some of our neighbours (hi Miijidaa!) 

As B Corps, we are mandated to consider the impact of our business on all stakeholders, not just shareholders.  

Supporting Other B Corps

In the spirit of interdependence and lifting others up, partnering with other B Corps is a no brainer.  Many of the brands we carry at Grey Rock are also B Corp certified, including Patagonia, Organic Basics, TenTree, United by Blue, Lucky Iron Fish and, a new line we’re bringing in, Pyrrha

We hope you learned a little something about B Corps and will consider using your purchasing power to vote for these values by supporting these businesses!