Travois has achieved Certified B Corporation®️ status from the nonprofit B Lab, and joins growing global movement of using business and investing as a force for good.’
This designation makes Travois the highest scoring and third Certified B Corp in Missouri. Called “the highest standard for socially responsible business” by Inc. magazine, B Corp certification recognizes companies who voluntarily meet standards of transparency, accountability and social and environmental impact.
Travois joins more than 2,000 Certified B Corporations in more than 130 industries and 50 countries with one unifying goal — to redefine success in business.
“Travois has been a mission-driven business since our inception in 1995,” said Travois Owner and CEO Elizabeth Glynn. “Earning Certified B Corp status solidifies what we have practiced for more than two decades — we provide the tools and resources to help our clients create healthy, affordable and sustainable communities.”
B Corporation Certification is a rigorous process with over 200 questions requiring a holistic review of a business’ social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency, and is based on a vision of creating a community of for-profit companies committed to redefining success in business.
Travois scored extremely high in its B Corp Certification evaluation, with an overall score of 134.7 points. Comparatively, typical businesses score 50 points, the minimum standard needed for B Corp Certification is 80 points, and the median score for B Corps “Best for the World” ranking is 131 points.
Travois’ high ranking was achieved by its industry-leading business practices such as on-site childcare for employees, rooftop solar panels on its headquarters building, and success in bringing private investor capital to Native American communities.
Travois has generated $1.4 billion in housing and economic development in American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities, helping clients build or rehabilitate more than 5,400 affordable homes and providing financing for critical economic development projects, including infrastructure, health care, community centers, education facilities and other businesses.