We are proud to be a Certified B Corporation. B Corps are a new kind of company who use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corps create higher quality jobs and improve the quality of life in our communities because to maintain the status, we must continue to operate with top social and environmental performance. Our 18 years of service to community-based non-profits earned TNB 118 points out of 200 on our B Corp certification. We will continue to use our B Corp status to continue to fulfill our mission to enable organizations to use innovative and effective tools to serve human needs. We encourage you to visit our office B Corp page here to learn more!
We are also are a Certified DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) and OSD (Operational Services Division) Certified, formerly known as SOMWBA, State of Minority and Women Business Assistance.
||B the Change announced that Tech Networks of Boston made its 2018 Best For The World list, which honors organizations with a positive business impact. The full B Impact Assessment evaluates a company’s environmental performance, employee relationships, diversity, involvement in the local community, and impact that a company’s product or service has on those it serves – just to name a few.
To become a ‘Best For The World: Overall Honoree’, a company must score in the top 10 percent of Certified B Corps across the category areas of the assessment.
In 2017, Tech Networks was awarded Best For The World as a service provider with minor environmental footprint for the community and long term.
||Alignable is the rapidly growing platform where millions of small business owners network together across 30,000+ communities in North America. Members use Alignable to make local connections, generate referrals, promote events, find trusted vendors, and engage in QA forums amongst peers.
|Greenovate Boston Awards recognize achievements in the City’s residential, business, and sustainable food sectors. The Greenovate Residential Awards honor residents and residential organizations in Boston that are committed to sustainable living. Winners in this category demonstrate exemplary sustainable practices in their homes and communities. Greenovate Business Awards recognize extraordinary performance related to sustainable environmental practices.Tech Networks of Boston launched Climate Action Liaison Coalition (CALC) in January of 2013, which places climate action liaisons with businesses to help them meet the challenges and opportunities of climate change. They founded Southie Trees in response to the loss of trees from the impacts of climate change and offset 100% of their emissions through the New England Wind Fund. They are now renamed Climate Action Business Association and you can visit their website here.|
|In April 2010, The Leadership Campaign started their Earth Day celebration by honoring legislative and community partners that have had the courage to lead. They did this by holding the first ever Climate Courage Awards. Among those honored was TNB’s CEO Susan Labandibar, recognized for her advocacy for a more sustainable business community.|
|Our Deskside Support program has been going strong since 2011. In 2011, we accepted Business Partner of the Year Award from Shriver Job Corps for our Deskside Support program. Shriver Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job.|
|Founded in 2000, the Mass High Tech 2008 Tech Citizenship awards has recognized companies who give back at least one-half of one percent of their total revenue for 2007, or a minimum of $500,000. All types of charitable giving is considered, including cash donations, in-kind contributions and paid employee time for volunteering.Tech Networks of Boston has won this award in 2008, 2009 and 2010.|
|The MSPmentor250 List allows people to learn from the industry’s sharpest minds and honors the people most responsible for shaping this industry. Tech Networks of Boston’s CEO Susan Labandibar appeared on the 2008 list.|
|Founded in 1999 to showcase inner city entrepreneurs and their effect on inner city communities, the Inner City 100 list has recognized only 486 companies of the 15,000 companies nominated, spanning 138 cities and 43 states. Tech Networks of Boston received the award in 2008, 2009, 2010 and as a Finalist in 2015 .To qualify for the Inner City 100 list, companies much have at least 51 percent of their operations located in an economically distressed urban area, have at least 10 employees, show increased sales growth over a five year period and maintain more than $1 million in sales.|
|Launched in 2008, in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the Sustainable Business Leader Program (SBLP) is a practical and affordable certification program that helps businesses “green” their operations and practices while saving valuable natural resources and money. Tech Networks of Boston continues to meet the criteria for Sustainable Business Leader certification each year.|
|Recognized as a leading employer committed to improving their community by reducing traffic and air pollution, Tech Networks of Boston strives to become the most environmentally-friendly managed IT service provider in New England. To be named a Best Workplace for Commuters, employers must provide:
|The Mayor’s Green Awards program recognizes that citizens and business owners play an important role in advancing the city’s sustainability agenda.The Green Business Awards are given to businesses located in the City of Boston that demonstrate extraordinary performance related to sustainable environmental, practices, such as water conservation, waste water management, solid waste reduction, the promotion of alternative transit, energy conservation and on-site renewable energy production, or the purchase of renewable energy.Tech Networks of Boston is a proud recipient of a 2007 Green Business Award.|
|Tech Networks of Boston participates in the Green Street’s Walk/Ride Day Corporate Challenge each year, which recognizes organizations who lead in caring about sustainability and the health and wellness of staff and the greater community. In 2015 and 2016, Tech Networks placed third in the Small Technology Sector for participation and healthier commute switches. In 2017, Tech Networks placed 2nd in the small business category for green commutes.|
|Pledge 1% is a global movement that encourages and empowers companies of all sizes and stages to donate 1% of their staff time, product, profit, and/or equity to ANY charity of their choosing. We are proud to be Pledge 1% members and of the impact our giving program has had on the communities we support and on our company culture. If you haven’t taken the pledge, your company can do so at pledge1percent.org.|