The Good Pencil Company became a Certified B Corporation in 2019. B Corps are a new type of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corp certification is to business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee or USDA Organic certification is to milk.
The Good Pencil Company was certified by the non-profit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. We’ve evaluated how our practices impact our employees, our community, the environment, and our customers.
Today, there are over 2,200 Certified B Corps around the globe, including Ben and Jerry's, Patagonia, and Cotopaxi. We are proud to join them in redefining success in business, so that one day everyone uses business as a force for good. To learn more about our certification, check out our B Corp profile on bcorporation.net
We buy our pencils from FSC certified suppliers making sure that the wood in our pencils is responsibly harvested.
We buy REC (Renewable Energy Certificates) to offset our electric use through Rocky Mountain Power.
We have committed to reduce our waste and recycle as much as we can. Our goal is 100% recycling of our waste.
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