IncNow Named 2021 “Best For The World™” B Corp in Governance
WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 14, 2021--
Ranking in the top 5% of all B Corps worldwide for their governance impact, Agents and Corporations, Inc. (trading as IncNow) today received the 2021 ’Best for the World” B Corp in Governance honor for its ethics, accountability, transparency and overall mission. IncNow ( www.incnow.com/about-us/ ) is the only incorporation service and the first company in Delaware to become a Certified B Corp.
“Giving back to our community and employees is at the heart of everything we do at IncNow,” remarked IncNow’s president, John Legaré Williams, Esq., “To that, we amended IncNow’s corporate charter in 2018 to include its public benefits and promote a vibrant and healthy workplace. Specifically, we dedicate five percent (5%) of the company’s annual gross profits to support the environment, education, entrepreneurship and the arts in the greater Delaware Valley,” Mr. Williams explained.
Examples of its award-winning governance include sponsoring athletic competitions for employees and company sponsored trips to destinations such as Portugal, Hawaii, and more. As a result of its governance, IncNow has no problem attracting and retaining high quality employees.
IncNow’s public benefits involve preserving and remediating the environment as well. The company is committed to pro bono clean water advocacy at the local, state and national level; sponsoring watershed cleanup initiatives and conservation in Delaware’s nature preserves. The company is also involved in the leadership structures of the Delaware Natural Areas Advisory Council and the Christina Conservancy. A complete list of IncNow’s community benefits is on its webpage: www.incnow.com/about-us
“Collectively, these and numerous other contributions to our community, environment and employees helped us earn this distinction,” explained IncNow’s president, John L. Williams, Esq.
The Best for the World recognition is administered by B Lab, the global nonprofit network that certifies and mobilizes Certified B Corporations, which are for-profit companies that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. There are more than 4,000 Certified B Corporations across 77 countries and 153 industries, unified by one common goal: transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet.
Remarked Juan Pablo Larenas, Executive Director of B Lab Global, “B Corps meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. The B Corp Certification doesn’t just evaluate a product or service; it assesses the overall positive impact of the company that stands behind it—like IncNow.”
About IncNow – www.incnow.com/about-us/
Agents and Corporations, Inc. (IncNow) is a family owned and attorney operated registered agent that has been fulfilling its mission of providing fast, easy and reliable incorporation services to business owners around the world for 47 years.
IncNow was founded by David N. Williams Esq. (trustwilliams.com/attorneys.asp#david-williams) in 1974, the same year he opened doors to his law firm, The Williams Law Firm, P.A., IncNow began serving as the registered agent for the law firm’s clients. Realizing that few attorneys were familiar with incorporating businesses in Delaware, Mr. Williams decided to offer IncNow’s services to everyone. In doing so, he gave public access to attorney quality documents at a filing service price.
In 2001, David Williams’ son John L. Williams, Esq., ( www.trustwilliams.com/attorneys.asp#john-williams ) an attorney with expertise in LLCs, joined and expanded IncNow’s services through modern e-commerce.
As president of IncNow, John L Williams, Esq. has led the company to amend its certificate of incorporation to specifically include a public benefit purpose in 2018, and to become the first incorporation service in the world to be a certified B-Corp and Delaware’s first certified B-Corp.
To this day, IncNow makes it easy for entrepreneurs to incorporate and gives lawyers and accountants “signature ready” documents for their clients. IncNow remains an attorney-operated incorporation service that’s small enough to care and big enough to count on.
About B Lab: B Lab is the nonprofit network transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. Our international network of organizations leads economic systems change to support our collective vision of an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economy. We began in 2006 with the idea that a different kind of economy was not only possible, it was necessary –and that business could lead the way towards a new, stakeholder-driven model. We became known for certifying B Corporations, which are companies that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. But we do much more than that. We’re building the B Corp movement to change our economic system –and to do so, we must change the rules of the game. B Lab creates standards, policies, tools, and programs that shift the behavior, culture, and structure of capitalism. We mobilize the B Corp community towards collective action to address society’s most critical challenges. By harnessing the power of business, B Lab positively impacts 150 industries in 74 countries, helping them balance profit with purpose. Together, we are shifting our economic system from profiting only the few to benefiting all, from concentrating wealth and power to ensuring equity, from extraction to regeneration, and from prioritizing individualism to embracing interdependence. For more information, visit https://bcorporation.net/.
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