Monterey, CA, January 9, 2024 – GroundWork Renewables, Inc. is proud to announce its achievement of B Corp Certification determined by B Lab US & Canada. This recognition underscores the company’s commitment to being a purpose driven corporation, creating a positive impact for its employees, environment, and the global community.
According to B Lab, the certifying B Corp body, “Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.”
Founded with the mission to accelerate the success of solar energy in utility-scale production, GroundWork has been at the forefront of advancing the energy transition toward a more sustainable and renewable energy future. The company is dedicated to contributing to the success of the energy industry through science, innovation, and the highest quality datasets to support solar development and energy production.
GroundWork is also a public benefit corporation, which specifies that the business operates for both profit and to produce a public benefit. “Achieving the B Corp certification is a huge accomplishment for our team. It was a rigorous, 2-year process to demonstrate our high standards for social and environmental performance and transparent business practices. I love that it conveys GroundWork’s commitment to all stakeholders including our people and the planet,” says Ann Will, CEO of GroundWork, “I am so proud of this achievement.”
About GroundWork Renewables
GroundWork is the industry leader in ground irradiance and meteorological (MET) data for every stage of the utility-scale solar plant life cycle. We are committed to accelerating the success of utility-scale solar. Our unparalleled understanding of solar reference data ensures that our systems meet project requirements and industry best practices.
About B Lab
A leader in economic systems change, our global network creates standards, policies, and tools for business. We certify companies — known as B Corps — who are leading the way.
B Lab Global creates standards, policies, tools, and programs that shift the behavior, culture, and structural underpinnings of capitalism. We mobilize the B Corp community towards collective action to address society’s most critical challenges. Our global community includes over 6,300 B Corps in 85+ countries and 160 industries. More than 100,000 companies use our B Impact Assessment and SDG Action Manager to manage their impact.
B Lab U.S. & Canada is one of six global partners of the global network. We foster and mobilize a growing community of people and businesses working towards a more fair and inclusive economy in the United States and Canada. Over 2,000 B Corps make up the U.S. & Canada community, supported by the nonprofit, B Lab U.S. & Canada.