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Bullfrog Power honoured as Best for the Environment, Workers and Governance by B Lab

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Bullfrog Power, Canada's leading green energy provider, was recognized for being among the companies creating the most positive environmental impact based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab. This year, Bullfrog Power was honoured in the 2017 Best for the Environment, Best for Workers and Best for Governance lists.

"As a founding Canadian B Corporation, Bullfrog Power is proud to once again be listed in B Lab's Best for the World lists," said Ron Seftel, CEO, Bullfrog Power. "Since 2005, Bullfrog Power has strived to be a model social enterprise by demonstrating how business can act as a force for good in the world and a catalyst for the action we need to take on climate change."

Bullfrog Power is honoured in the Best for the Environment, Workers and Governance lists, which includes businesses that earned a score in the top 10 per cent in each of those categories of more than 2,100 Certified B Corporations on the B Impact Assessment. The full assessment measures a company's impact on its workers, community, customers and the environment. To certify as B Corporations, companies like Bullfrog Power must complete the full assessment and have their answers verified by B Lab. The selection criteria for Best for the World honourees are available here.

The Environment portion of the B Impact Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities, materials, emissions, and resource and energy use. Companies answer questions about their transportation/distribution channels and the environmental impact of their supply chain. The assessment also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure or consult to solve environmental problems. Honourees scoring in the top 10 per cent set a gold standard for the high impact that business as a force for good can make on nature around the world.

"Best for the Environment honourees like Bullfrog Power are redefining what it means to be an environmentally-friendly business," says Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B Lab. "We're proud to shine a light on their achievement in a meaningful way. Best for the World is the only list of businesses making the greatest positive impact that uses comprehensive, comparable, third-party-validated data about a company's social and environmental performance."

For a complete list of Best for the World Honourees, see B the Change, the digital Medium publication produced by B Lab, at http://www.bthechange.com.

About Bullfrog Power
Bullfrog Power, Canada's leading green energy provider, offers renewable energy solutions that enable individuals and businesses to reduce their environmental impact, support the development of green energy projects in Canada and help create a cleaner, healthier world. As a Certified B Corporation, Bullfrog Power meets higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Thousands of individuals and businesses in Canada are doing their part to address climate change and air pollution by choosing green energy with Bullfrog Power. Sign up easily, quickly and affordably at bullfrogpower.com.

Join the bullfrogpowered community online on Facebook (facebook.com/BullfrogPower), Instagram (@bullfrogpower) and Twitter (@bullfrogpower).

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 society will enjoy prosperity for all for the long term. 

B Lab drives this systemic change by: 1) building a community of Certified B Corporations to make it easier for all of us to tell the difference between "good companies" and good marketing; 2) passing benefit corporation legislation to give business leaders the freedom to create value for society as well as shareholders; 3) helping businesses measure, compare and improve their social and environmental performance with the free B Impact Assessment; 4) driving capital to impact investments through use of its B Analytics and GIIRS Ratings platform.

For more information, visit http://www.bcorporation.net.

SOURCE Bullfrog Power

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