B Corporation Suppliers Guide

Your Guide to B Corporation Suppliers

Certified B Corporations demonstrate high social and environmental performance as leaders in the global movement for a new inclusive, equitable, regenerative economic business standard. SAGE is proud to have certified B Corporation suppliers included in the Total Access product database.

What is a B Corporation? A B Corporation certification is a designation that a business is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency on factors from employee benefits and charitable giving to supply chain practices and input materials. Source: B Corporation A B Corp certification has become the gold standard for socially responsible businesses on a global scale. The B Corp community is growing rapidly as more companies realize the importance of being good citizens of their communities and the world at large. The B Global Network’s Theory of Changes drives an impactful solution to redefine the power of a business, as a power for good. By joining forces with other industries, B Corp can revolutionize a series of changes through a large network, providing those in B Corp with a community of leaders on a global scale. B Lab is a nonprofit organization within B Corporation, providing a collective vision to those in the community. B Lab’s Five Global Strategies Include: of our standards to manage the impact of business. businesses to improve their impact. stories of business as an equitable force for good. to enable business as a force for good. of local, regional, and global communities for change. Source: B Corporation Drive the adoption Certify and engage Articulate and amplify Catalyze policy change Develop a network

Bloomin is the original manufacturer of hand-made, recycled seeded paper. First sold as greeting cards in specialty retail markets, Bloomin paper has grown into an extensive line of promotional products, retail stationary gifts, direct marketing solutions, and wedding invitations. Source: B Corp 3. Bloomin Promotions SAGE #66761 | Certified Since 2016 1 Unifying goal Workers Countries Industries 805,175 101 8,762 Companies 162 B Corporation SAGE Suppliers From day one, BUFF dedicated itself to caring for the well-being of the planet and the people who share it. Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, the company manufactures ninety percent of its products inhouse using renewable energy. Furthering the brand’s commitment to making a positive impact, BUFF became a Certified B Corporation in 2022. BUFF products are sold in more than 80 countries across the globe. Source: B Corp 1. Buff Inc. SAGE #52836 | Certified Since 2022 Raining Rose’s core values form ASPIRE: Attitude, Safety, Passion, Integrity, Relationship, Evolve. These values drive our decision-making and are the reasons we have a staff of reliable, friendly people always ready to assist our customers. When you submit your order, you can be confident that from start to finish, it is in the care of people and a company you can trust. Source: Raining Rose Promos 2. Raining Rose Inc. SAGE #67001 | Certified Since 2016 Marine Layer aims to help the planet through its Re-Spun program, which diverts clothing from landfills and gives old tees a second life. As of December 2022, Marine Layer has collected and recycled more than 575,000 t-shirts (approximately 177,000 lbs). Marine Layer is aiming to be “tee-shirt” neutral by 2025 — where for each shirt sold, Marine Layer will collect and divert one shirt from landfills. Source: B Corp 4. Marine Layer Inc. SAGE #51078 | Certified Since 2022 Drizzle Honey is adding excitement to an age-old industry with first-to-market raw and superfood honey flavors, bee-friendly sustainability initiatives, and trending branding and social media. Their mission is to change the way the world uses honey by continuing to be the leader in innovative, sustainable, and health-conscious honey products. They are a proud women-owned and run enterprise. Source: B Corp 5. Drizzle Honey SAGE #52805 | Certified Since 2019 At the Fill it Forward Company, we believe choosing to reuse is a simple act of generosity that shows love for our planet and the people on it. With the Fill it Forward bottle/bag + app experience you can track your environmental impact and give clean water to communities in need. Source: B Corp 6. Fill it Forward SAGE #52430 | Certified Since 2016 Bagitos use 100% recycled plastic to make their premium fabric and each product sold teaches and empowers a K-12 student to value and sustain their natural world through a contribution to our sister non-profit project, Power2Sustain.org. Revolusation, Bagito’s parent company, takes single-use designs and reengineers them into multi-use products for the new circular economy. Source: B Corp 7. Revolusation Inc - Bagito SAGE #51664 | Certified Since 2019 Chameleon Like believes in offering more than just a product with a logo; they believe in personalization and bringing on-trend designs because handwriting and physical presentation are not old school – they are essential. With a commitment to quality, local production, and sustainable practices, Chameleon Like makes it their priority to provide their clients with products that are captivating on the inside as well as the outside. Source: Chameleon Like, Inc. 8. Chameleon Like SAGE #64964 | Certified Since 2023 GROSCHE is a social enterprise that manufactures and distributes coffee, tea, and water accessories. GROSCHE’s mission is to help those affected by the safe water crisis, which it does through product sales. GROSCHE provides people with sustainable water purification means for their daily water needs, as well as education on safe water use and sanitation. Source: B Corp 9. GROSCHE International Inc SAGE #53026 | Certified Since 2015 memobottle creates convenient, premium & sustainable designs aimed to inspire positive environmental change and significantly reduce the consumption of single-use water bottles globally. Source: B Corp 10. memobottle, INC SAGE #53054 | Certified Since 2017 At SproutWorld, sustainability is deep in our DNA. Inspiring people and companies to take eco-friendly actions is our passion. In SproutWorld, we work with innovation by adding a second dimension to an already-known everyday product by applying a second life to it. We want to minimize the end-of-life aspect. Our products showcase in an easily understandable way the loop of a circular economy. Source: B Corp 11. Sprout USA, LLC - Sprout Plantable Pencils SAGE #52743 | Certified Since 2022

B Corp Brands in the Promotional Products Industry Drinkware Apparel Paper Wrap Bags Tech Products Notebooks Containers / Utensils Lanterns Candles

What is the B Impact Assessment? The B Impact Assessment is for any for-profit company to understand its environmental and social impact. The tool is free and confidential and allows companies to take an in-depth look at their effect. The B Impact Assessment is a series of questions in five different categories, including governance, workers, community, environment, and customers. At the end of the assessment, your company will receive a final score in each area. Each B Certified corporation has a B Impact Assessment available on the B Corp website. To learn more, visit https://www.bcorporation.net/en-us/programs-and-tools/b-impact-assessment Bloomin Promotions Overall B Impact Score Certification In order to achieve a B Corp Certification, you must: • Demonstrate high social and environmental performance by achieving a B Impact Assessment score of 80 or above and passing our risk review. Multinational corporations must also meet baseline requirement standards. • Make a legal commitment by changing their corporate governance structure to be accountable to all stakeholders, not just shareholders, and achieve benefit corporation status if available in their jurisdiction. • Exhibit transparency by allowing information about their performance measured against B Lab’s standards to be publicly available on their B Corp profile on B Lab’s website. Source: B Corp The Pathway to Certification There are 15 different steps a company must complete in order to achieve certification. Steps include a B Impact Assessment, risk review, and evaluation phase and more. To learn more about the full B Corp Certification process, visit: https://www.bcorporation.net/en-us/certification