Land Betterment Corporation Receives Pending Certified B Corporation Status

Company hits milestone to use power of business as a force of good and strengthen stakeholder values
May 8, 2020 8:30 AM ET
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to announce obtaining Pending Certified B Corporation status through the B Lab.  Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.  B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.

The B Lab commented, “Your dedication to building a business that will sustain its purpose-driven mission is evident by your first step of incorporating stakeholder’s rights into your legal DNA. Additionally, by completing the B Impact Assessment, you now have the tools needed to measure, compare and improve your impact over time via the Assessment and improve your score resources.  Over the next twelve months, Land Betterment Corp has the opportunity (and the exciting challenge) to work towards being a Certified B Corporation by completing the Performance Requirements“.  

Additionally, through the appointment of Mark LaVerghetta as Chief Governance Officer, Land Betterment is able to ensure that corporate decision making is undertaken with all stakeholders in mind.  Mr. LaVerghetta stated, “I’m honored to have the responsibility of overseeing Land Betterment’s growth over so many dynamic business verticals through the lens of driving stakeholder value.  The impact we can make by creating efficient solutions and working with the local communities to drive change and adaptability to the regions is exciting.  It’s a responsibility we take seriously and hope that others can work with us in a forward-looking economy.”

For information on Land Betterment’s community-based crowdfunding campaign and to join the cause, visit: https://fundopolis.com/raisedetails?id=fade63b4-fb1d-402b-b5ab-eee3d5c961f6.

About Land Betterment Corporation

Land Betterment Corporation, an Indiana Benefit Corporation and Pending B-Corp, is an environmental solutions company focused on fostering a positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation.  The Company utilizes a complete solution-based lifecycle program to restore and rehabilitate the environment and revitalize communities in need of change and opportunity. Land Betterment accomplishes this by identifying un-reclaimed, run-down and neglected coal mining sites, fixing the environment through reclamation and remediation, and then repurposing the land to support a sustainable business that serves the community.  Land Betterment firmly believes that with real solutions it is possible for restoration of impacted areas to live side-by-side long term employment, while building sustainable and safe surroundings for communities and our planet.  For more information visit landbetterment.com or connect with the Company on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other important factors that could cause the Company’s actual results, performance, or achievements or industry results to differ materially from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.  These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Land Betterment Corporation’s control.  The words “believes”, “may”, “will”, “should”, “would”, “could”, “continue”, “seeks”, “anticipates”, “plans”, “expects”, “intends”, “estimates”, or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain such identifying words.  Any forward-looking statements included in this press release are made only as of the date of this release.  The Company does not undertake any obligation to update or supplement any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.  The Company cannot assure you that the projected results or events will be achieved.

Company Contact:
Mark LaVerghetta
317.537.0492 ext. 0
Chief Governance Officer, Corporate Finance
info@landbetterment.com