BERKELEY, Calif. —Â Once Upon a Farm, a disruptive organic family food company that currently offers a line of cold-pressed organic baby foods and applesauces, is proud to announce its recent B Corp Certification. Certification validates Once Upon a Farmâs dedication to considering the impact of the company’s actions on employees, suppliers, communities, consumers, as well as the environment as a whole.
âSustainable business practices are at the core of everything we do and believe,â said John Foraker, CEO and co-founder of Once Upon a Farm. âWe are honored to announce our B Corp Certification, which further demonstrates our mission to pass along a healthier and happier world to the next generation.â
B Corp was established in the United States in 2006 and has become the leading global movement aiming to redefine business success and maximize the power of people using business as a force for good. To become certified, Once Upon a Farm certifies it meets stringent performance requirements outlined in the B Impact Assessment, a globally-recognized standard that looks at the impact a company has on the environment, employees, customers and broader community, as well as the company’s accountability, governance, and transparency practices.
About Once Upon a Farm
Once Upon a Farm was founded with the dream of providing yummy and nutritious âfarm-to-familyâ foods to kids of all ages. This was the goal from the very start in 2015, as the brand began making cold-pressed, organic baby food and applesauces that parents would prefer over the highly-processed, shelf-stable alternatives. Today, Once Upon a Farm is actively driving retail expansion and looking toward nationwide availability in 2018.
About B Corporations Certified
B Corporations are leaders of a global movement of people using business as a force for good. They meet the highest standards of overall social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability and aspire to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. There are more than 2,000 Certified B Corporations in over 130 industries and 50 countries with 1 unifying goal â to redefine success in business.
About B Lab
B Lab is a nonprofit organization that serves a global movement of people using business as a force for good. Its vision is that one day all companies compete not only to be the best in the world, but the Best for the World and as a result society will enjoy a more shared and durable prosperity. B Lab drives this systemic change by: 1. Building a global community of Certified B Corporations who meet the highest standards of verified, overall social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability; 2. Promoting Mission Alignment using innovative corporate structures like the benefit corporation to align the interests of business with those of society and to help high impact businesses be built to last; 3. Helping tens of thousands of businesses, investors, and institutions Measure What Matters, by using the B Impact Assessment and B Analytics to manage their impact — and the impact of the businesses with whom they work — with as much rigor as their profits; 4. Inspiring millions to join the movement through compelling story-telling by B the Change Media. For more information, visit http://www.bcorporation.net, http://www.bimpactassessment.net, http://www.b-analytics.net andhttp://www.benefitcorp.net.