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Opticos Named to 2013 B Corp Best for Workers List

Opticos Design, Inc., was named to B Lab’s “B Corp Best for the Workers List,” honoring the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations in the world that have made a positive impact on their workforce. “Study after study shows that being ‘best for workers’ means being best for shareholders because the name of the game is winning the war for talent”, said Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B Lab. “The B Corp Best for Workers honorees are the companies people want to work for and invest in because they’ve proven they’re the best of the best by meeting rigorous, comprehensive third party standards people can trust.”

Opticos was one of the first B Corporations certified in 2007. We are very proud to be included on the list, made up of 79 companies across 39 industries in six countries including Etsy, New Belgium Brewing Company, and King Arthur Flour. “As one of the company founders, it really means a lot to me to not only be recognized for the social and environmental aspect of our work, but also as one of the top places in the world to work. We have always valued those who work with us and are thrilled to be in such great company,” remarked Daniel Parolek. Indeed, Opticos is committed to integrating environmental, social, and fiscal responsibility into our decision-making, and it informs every project we select.

B Corp logoB Lab is the Pennsylvania-based organization that founded the B Corp certification program and governs B Impact Assessment. Companies that believe in a positive contribution while also turning a profit are invited to become Certified B Corporations. Read more at Bloomberg Businessweek and Fast Company, or visit www.bcorporation.net to find out how your company can join the growing list of B Corps.

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