Topical BioMedics, a research and development company specializing in topical patented natural biomedicines for pain relief, announced it has earned B Corp certification. B Corps are certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. A business must prove that it cares as much about society and the environment as it does about profits to earn a B Corp certification.
There are currently more than 960 certified B Corps form 32 countries in 60 industries. B Corps offer market-based, scalable solutions to address society's challenges.
I am honored our company has been designated as a certified B Corp," said Lou Paradise, president and chief of research, Topical BioMedics, Inc. These are challenging times, but at the same time these challenges are posing opportunities for businesses to become powerful agents of change. I believe that doing well and doing good by being a good corporate citizen of the world go hand in hand, and I applaud B Lab for establishing a vibrant new platform that redefines what it means for a business to be truly successful. Its a win-win-win in every sense, and I hope other companies follow suit and join the movement.
Other B Corp companies include Ben & Jerrys, Cabot Creamery, Etsy, King Arthur Flour, Seventh Generation and the Honest Company. B Lab is a 501(c)3 nonprofit serving entrepreneurs using business to better society and the environment.