Los Angeles, January 18, 2023 — Real Leaders® is thrilled to announce the 300 Top Impact Companies award winners from around the world. “This is our fifth annual ranking and the number of award winners has tripled. It’s encouraging to see how this movement is going mainstream with businesses all over the world,” said Mark Van Ness, founder of Real Leaders, adding, “We are excited to welcome new and past company winners to the impact movement, and into the Real Leaders Impact Awards community.”
The 2023 list features a mix of respected impact brands of all sizes and from a variety of industries. “It is an honor this year to again be recognized by Real Leaders as one of the top impact companies in the world,” commented Roberto Milk, NOVICA cofounder and CEO, adding, “We will continue working hard every year to increase our significant fair trade impacts around the world.”
A virtual ceremony will be held on February 16, 2023 to honor the winners and will feature several high profile keynote speakers.
Real Leaders is a membership community for impact leaders with a global media platform dedicated to driving positive change. It’s on a mission to unite farsighted leaders to transform our shortsighted world. Founded in 2010, Real Leaders recognized early on that businesses bore a responsibility to be as cognizant of their impact on employees, society, and the planet as they are on their bottom line. Real Leaders is a B Corporation, member of the UN Global Compact, and is independently owned.
NOVICA’s unique online listing and fulfillment platform cuts out multiple layers of middlemen, making it possible for global artisans to earn more and customers to pay less. Founded in 1999 to empower global artisans and preserve endangered cultural art forms, NOVICA has become the leading online fair trade marketplace in the world. NOVICA.com showcases named, featured artisans and delivers their handmade art forms directly to individual customers’ doorsteps – from handmade jewellery and ethical fashion to unique gifts and home decor.
NOVICA’s partners include the International Trade Centre, USAID, UNICEF, Kiva, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and Road Scholar.