Every year B Lab Global creates a Best for the World list, featuring some of the nearly 5000 B Corporations currently certified. In 2018 AMS Fulfillment was honored to be on the Best for the World list. The headline stated that AMS was a fulfillment company whose mission is to do more than fill orders: AMS provides employment and education to a challenged workforce.
The article stated, “AMS Fulfillment is Best For The World: Community, which is evaluated based on a company’s supplier relations, diversity, involvement in the local community, the company’s practices and policies around community service and charitable giving, and more.”
Then the article went on to state, “While becoming a successful fulfillment company based just north of Los Angeles, AMS has discovered the benefits of employing a workforce of people facing life challenges. The company finds purpose in providing initial job opportunities, as well as skills training to take people beyond that first job.” Read the full article HERE.
For our monthly B Corporation Series, we have looked at the Best for the World list of seven companies of comparable size to AMS, featured for their focus on the workforce. Two of those companies are located in the US. We saw that one of those companies was an inspiring manufacturer in the food products industry, the King Arthur Baking Company. We would like to feature and congratulate the King Arthur Baking Company, selected for the 2022 Best for the World list!! Please enjoy reading about this company and the excellent work they do.
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“King Arthur Baking is America’s oldest flour company and premier baking resource, offering ingredients, mixes, tools, recipes, educational opportunities, and inspiration to bakers everywhere since 1790.
“At King Arthur Baking, we believe everyone deserves equal access to the joy of baking. To maintain and continue our history of putting community, our employee-owners, and the planet first, we must also address the social injustices that challenge these values. We recognize that the work of fostering an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion will never end; there will always be more humbling and meaningful work to do.
“In June of 2020, we made a promise to become better, more effective partners to those who experience injustice and marginalization in our country. This began with establishing a new DEI fund, conducting internal trainings and forming a DEI Team, examining hiring practices, and diversifying our content and voices. This is only the beginning of our work towards true equity, diversity, and inclusion at King Arthur Baking. We will continue to hold ourselves accountable to our intentions and promises through transparency and open communication with our customers and fellow bakers.
“Everyone deserves an equitable seat at the baking table.”
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Congratulations, King Arthur Baking Company, for being Best for the World, 2022.