Take the Best for Rhode Island Challenge

and See How Your Business Impacts Rhode Island Workers, Communities, and the Environment.

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Deadline to participate in awards: May 2019

Join these companies striving to be the Best for Rhode Island.

How to Take the Challenge

STEP 1. Assess

The Challenge is a free, confidential tool that will walk you through a series of questions to help you learn about business practices that are Best for Rhode Island's workers, communities, and environment.

STEP 2. Compare

The tool will compare your answers to other businesses similar to you and help you gauge where your company already excels and where it can improve.

STEP 3. Improve

Join live workshops and peer groups hosted by our partners to help you create an improvement plan for your business and put it into action.

Take the First Step and Start the Challenge

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What Businesses Are Saying

Scot Jones


Smithfield, RI

"From our lean work, we have learned that comparing ourselves against benchmarks and sharing best practices with others who are trying to improve accelerates our progress. We see Best for RI as an opportunity to bring greater meaning to our work by creating shared value among our team our business and our larger community."

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Kaitlyn Roberts

Easy Entertaining

Providence, RI

"Best for Rhode Island is a great check up for companies looking to “do well” for Rhode Island and their valuable employees."

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Joseph Hearn

Advanced Remarketing Services

Middletown, Rhode Island

"The Challenge is a good tool for discovery.  Best for Rhode Island should help foster a stronger community of purpose-driven companies and entrepreneurs.  We’re looking forward to seeing what it does to and for us and  we are excited to continue the conversation with other like-minded organizations. "

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Best for Rhode Island Awards

Go beyond the Challenge and finish the full B Impact Assessment to get a more detailed look at your impact performance and be eligible for the Best for Rhode Island awards. Awards will be given based on final verified scores on the B Impact Assessment.

Complete the full Assessment by May 2019 to qualify

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Benefits of Building a Better Business

Companies that use business as a force for good are earning the loyalty of their customers, investors, and employees. Taking the Best for Rhode Island Challenge connects you with the people and tools you need to make your business even better.

Learn from Peers

Learn best practices from other businesses by joining workshops and peer groups. Connect your business with local organizations or business mentors who can help you implement new practices.

Attract & Engage Employees

Your employees want to work for a higher purpose beyond profits. Get your team involved in completing the Challenge or implementing new practices.

Promote Your Business

Earn your Best for RI badge and tell your employees, customers, and community how your business is striving to be the Best for RI. Improve your practices to earn honors and press through the Best for RI awards!

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