West Paw Recognized as "Top Impact Company"

Posted February 12, 2019

 WEST PAW RECOGNIZED AS A “TOP IMPACT COMPANY” 

Real Leaders, Big Path Capital, and B Lab have teamed up to assess and rank the “100 Top Impact Companies” of 2019 and are proud to announce that WEST PAW is one of the inaugural winners! 

We were very impressed with the quality of applicants who were subjected to a rigorous review process for this first-ever 100 Top Impact Companies awards” said Mark Van Ness, Founder, Real Leaders. 

“The Real Leaders 100 list is the first ranking of positive impact companies in North America and leverages the engine of capitalism for great profit and great good,” said Michael Whelchel, Managing Partner, Big Path Capital. “Because of high demand, we are expanding the list globally in 2020,” added Whelchel.

The company cares and gives 100%, which makes me give 110% back to the company. The people are the best!” - said Spencer Williams, Owner and President, West Paw. 

The ranking is based on the formula for force – that is mass times acceleration:

Three-year growth rate (acceleration) x Revenue (mass) x B Impact assessment score = A Company’s Force for Good score.

About Real Leaders:

Real Leaders magazine has been in circulation since 2010 and is the world’s first sustainable business & leadership publication. It aims to inspire better leaders for a better world.

 

About Big Path Capital:

Big Path Capital has been called “Impact Investing’s investment bank” and works with the top sustainable and impact companies and funds.

 

About B Lab: 

B Lab is a nonprofit 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 as a result society will enjoy a more shared and durable prosperity.

 

About West Paw:

West Paw is a Bozeman, Montana-based company that sustainably manufactures eco-friendly dog toys, leashes, collars, and beds. Founded in 1996, West Paw products are sold in over 3,000 pet specialty stores across the US and distributed worldwide. www.westpaw.com.  

 

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