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Best for the World 2018

Best for the World 2018 Honoree

 Andy Smith Photography is Best for the World 2018

On June 12, 2018, Andy Smith Photography was recognized for creating extraordinary positive impact as a business based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab, www.bcorporation.net. Andy Smith Photography is one of 226 honored in the Best For The World Overall list, which includes businesses that earned scores in the top 10 percent of more than 2,400 Certified B Corporations across all categories on the B Impact Assessment. The assessment measures a company's positive impact on its workers, community, customers and the environment. Andy Smith Photography is also in the Best for Community List.

To certify as B Corporations, companies like Andy Smith Photography must complete the full assessment and have their answers verified by B Lab. Honorees scoring in the top 10 percent of all B Corporations set a gold standard for companies using business as a force for good. Andy Smith Photography made the list thanks to exceptional practices like extensive involvement in the local community, a commitment to give back 10% of revenues to organizations and activities that benefit the local region and a business centered on social and environmental value as a primary driving force.

The Best For The World Overall honoree companies come from 92 different industries and 30 countries. Andy said "I am deeply humbled and greatly honored to be one of the 2018 Best for the World Companies. As a single proprietor business, I am likely the smallest of the honorees but my business has from the start been committed to making the world a place that works well for everyone and everything. That is the very fabric of my life and has been for as long as I can remember."

B Lab simultaneously released separate lists recognizing top-performing B Corporations as Best For Environment, Best For Customers, Best For Governance, Best For Community and Best For Workers, which can be found at bthechange.com/bestfortheworld.