Posts Tagged ‘bcorporation’

Why foundations should work with B Corporations

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Yesterday, our fellow B Corporation member Arabella Advisors, wrote a great blog by Ginger Elsea about Why Foundations Should Care About B Corps.  She laid out the fantastic case for why foundations that are looking to increase their investing portfolio’s diversity should invest in B Corporations.  As she wrote, “As more foundations pursue impact investing—channeling funds to for-profit businesses that also advance a social mission—B Corp certification can serve as a useful starting point in identifying such businesses.”

We’re big proponents of “if you’re going to talk the talk, you better walk the walk”, so her words definitely ring true to us at PICnet.

What about taking this a step further though?  What if foundations not only invested in similarly socially-conscious organizations, they also did business with these well-aligned businesses as well?  With the parent non-profit organization of B Corporation, B Lab, continuing to certify and play a watchful eye on the B Corporation community, foundations have a partner that can assist them in finding the best companies to provide them needed services and products.

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Announcing Soapbox Mailer discount for B Corporations

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If you’re a socially responsible business doing good for the world, you should be able to spread your message without it costing you an arm and a leg.  I mean, aren’t there already enough barriers to entry for companies trying to do business the right way in today’s “cut costs at any means” world?

We’re pleased to announce a 50% discount off our standard monthly fee for Soapbox Mailer for Salesforce to all B Corporations.  With Soapbox Mailer, organizations can send mass emails directly from within Salesforce, complete with campaign analytics, integrations with Facebook and Twitter, reporting, and a ton of other features.

Starting today, companies no longer need to pay ridiculously high rates to send professional mass emails to customers and prospects.  For many B Corporations using Salesforce, this could easily mean a 90% savings in their mass email costs versus other services.  And with a transaction rate of only $0.10 per 1,000 emails sent, you won’t need to worry about cutting down your list just to stay within a budget.

To learn more about Soapbox Mailer, just hop over to our Soapbox Mailer for Salesforce Web page.