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Grow Your Business, Grow Your Impact, and Get Recognized

Grow Your Business, Grow Your Impact, and Get Recognized

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We believe companies have the power to influence the world for the better. That’s why we’re proud to be a  B Corp, and believe that through everything we do, our impact is visible.

We’re teaming up with  Best for NYC (a collaboration between the nonprofit B Lab and the City of New York) to recognize and celebrate companies in the Ellevate Network community that have taken steps to improve their business while increasing job quality for workers.

If you’re a small business based in New York City and provide access to professional development resources through membership to Ellevate Network to at least 3 of your employees, you have already proven your commitment to their professional growth, and have qualified for recognition and a suite of benefits that will help you continue on this path to increase your bottom line and quality of life for your employees.

By investing in your female employees through Ellevate Network, your company has shown your commitment to diversity. We know you recognize that treating your employees well and providing them with opportunities to advance and thrive is good for business.

Here's what you need to know:

What is Best for NYC?

The Best for NYC community is comprised of companies like yours who believe you can grow your business while improving the quality of life for your employees and your community.

Best for NYC‘18 is bringing together NYC agencies and community-based programs to support business growth while improving job quality in NYC. Join Best for NYC to access a network of services that are good for businesses, for workers, and for NYC.

Who is behind the Best For NYC Campaign?

Best for NYC is run as a collaboration between the nonprofit B Lab and the City of New York. It is part of a movement of other national and global campaigns that are supporting businesses in making positive changes to their business practices.

Does my company need to sponsor Ellevate memberships to be in Best for NYC?

No, any company can join the Best for NYC community. However, if you have sponsored Ellevate Network membership for your employees (or do so before July 20, 2018) you’ll not only be part of the community, but also be recognized as a Best for NYC Changemaker as part of the Best for NYC Challenge.

What’s the Best for NYC Challenge?

The Best for NYC Challenge is an online impact assessment that helps businesses see how they perform on their worker, community, and environmental practices. It is the tool that is offered through the Best for NYC campaign, which supports businesses in making positive changes to their business practices throughout New York City.

What are the benefits of being a Best for NYC Changemaker?

  • Access to Community Member benefits including free financial counseling services for your employees and access to subsidized city and community services to grow your business
  • Best for NYC Changemaker logo recognition
  • Award of Recognition from Best for NYC at the end of the year, including invitation to an event hosted by the Mayor’s Office
  • Prominent recognition in Best for NYC’s citywide marketing efforts

I provide membership for my employees through Ellevate! How do I get the recognition?

Fill out this form with your information and we’ll be in touch with next steps.


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