Alaska's First Certified B Corp Energy Company
Arctic Solar Ventures meets B Lab standards
The 'Core Values' wall at the headquarters of Arctic Solar Ventures in Anchorage.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Arctic Solar Ventures Corporation has become the first energy company in Alaska to be awarded B Corporation certification (Certified B Corp). B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet a rigorous assessment and standards of social and environmental performance, legal accountability, and public transparency, and aspire to use the power of markets to solve social and environmental problems. The company was notified of its certification in June.
Said Founder and CEO, Stephen Trimble, "We strive to be a part of a comprehensive energy solution for Alaskan energy independence at every level of energy usage and production. Becoming a Certified B Corporation, we believed, was mission critical for us to do so. It is the perfect fit for our company and melds directly with our mission, values, and commitment to our customers. We believe that clean energy is good business and that it delivers tangible benefits to society and we are proud to do our part to bring that vision to our home state of Alaska and beyond..
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 1,700 Certified B Corporations in over 130 industries and 50 countries with 1 unifying goal – 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 storytelling by B the Change Media.
About Arctic Solar Ventures
Founded in 2015, Arctic Solar Ventures Corporation has the mission is to provide people, businesses, and communities choice and opportunity for their energy futures. Arctic Solar Ventures is the only clean energy development company in Alaska and provides tailored solutions for solar energy, electric vehicle charging, and LED lighting. Located at 1407 W 31st Ave, Suite 301, Anchorage, AK 99503, Arctic Solar Ventures Corporation is a Certified B Corporation. For more information please visit: bcorporation.net/community/arcticsolarventurescorporation and arcticsolarventures.com