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Meet Oregon's 39 newest B Corps

Meet Oregon's 39 newest B Corps

via Portland Business Journal: 39 Oregon companies have joined the B Corps ranks since the beginning of 2016. Of the 1,961 B Corps, 85 are from Oregon, a staggering total for such a relatively small state. That's more than Florida, Illinois and Washington put together, as well as five times as many that are based in Texas. Meet the newest Oregon B Corps.

PSU Business Students Help Oregon B Corps Measure What Matters

PSU Business Students Help Oregon B Corps Measure What Matters

via Portland State University: As part of B Impact PSU, a program led by Portland State business students, soon-to-be MBAs consulted companies as they worked through the rigorous assessment required to obtain B Corp status.

Hopworks Turned Coffee Byproducts Into Booze to Create More Income for Farmers (via B the Change)

Hopworks Turned Coffee Byproducts Into Booze to Create More Income for Farmers (via B the Change)

via B the Change: When customers browsed the on-tap offerings at Hopworks Urban Brewery in Portland, Oregon, during September and October, they found a drink they likely hadn’t heard of before: a hard cider called Cascara. The beverage was made with the dried husks of coffee cherries, which lended a complex, fruity flavor that was quite different from the flavor of coffee beans.

Oregon businesses band together to support local B Corps wanna-bes

via Portland Business Journal: Oregon B Corporations are joining forces to promote the triple bottom line business model and support companies that join the coveted certification's circle. Volunteer professionals from local B Corp companies are taking recruitment, communications, membership and other responsibilities into their own hands.

The B Corporation Movement Rallies in Portland, Determined to Change How Business Works

The B Corporation Movement Rallies in Portland, Determined to Change How Business Works

via Portland Monthly: What’s a B Corporation? Here, popular! Oregon has the third largest concentration of certified B Corporations in the United States; Portland has the second largest concentration among cities in the world.