SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veris Wealth Partners, one of the nation's leading independent wealth advisors for sustainable and impact investors, announced today it was named to B Corp's list of companies voted "Best For Communities."
Veris was recognized for creating "Most Positive Community Impact" for improving the quality of life in its communities. Veris joins 85 businesses that earned a community impact score in the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations of their size. The score is based B Corp's comprehensive assessment of a company's impact on its workers, community, and the environment.
The honor is the second significant recognition for Veris from B Corp this year. In March, Veris was named "Best For The World" for the second consecutive year. Veris ranks among the top 10% of B Corps in the world.
"Veris Wealth Partners is honored to have been named by B Corp as Best For Communities," said CEO Patricia Farrar-Rivas. "These accomplishments are the result of our exceptional and talented team of employees who truly believe in creating a more sustainable world."
B Corp status is a voluntary designation conferred on companies that meet B Lab's standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. There are more than 1,000 certified B Corps in 34 countries across 60 industries.
View Veris' B Corp rating here.
About Veris Wealth Partners
Veris Wealth Partners, LLC is an independent, partner-owned wealth management firm that aligns investors' wealth with their financial and social objectives. Veris believes that superior investment performance and positive impact are complementary parts of a holistic investment strategy. Veris is based in San Francisco with offices in New York City and New Hampshire. For information, call 415.815.0580, or visit www.veriswp.com.
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