Vermont Business Magazine Heritage Aviation Inc, a 100% Employee-Owned company and Certified B Corporation located at the Burlington International Airport, has been recognized by B Lab as one of the Best for the World™ 2022 B Corps for their excellence in the “Workers” category. Heritage ranked in the top 5% of the Best for the World – “Workers” out of all B Corporations in the world in the 50 – 249 employee class. Heritage Aviation also received this distinction in 2019 and 2021 after becoming a Certified B Corporation in 2018. In addition, Heritage Aviation has been a “Best Place to Work in Vermont” company for six consecutive years (2017-2022).
“We are excited to announce that our company is recognized as a Best for the World – Workers B Corp! Our continuous commitment towards our workers paved the way for this achievement. We owe our success to initiatives such as employee ownership, professional development, outstanding benefits, and our dedicated employees. Heritage Aviation is proud to be one of the Best for the World,” said Vicki Parrella - Director, Human Resources.
Every year, Best for the World recognizes the top performing B Corps creating the greatest positive impact through their businesses. More than a badge of honor, Best for the World provides an opportunity for recognized companies to share knowledge, learnings, and best practices with the B Corp community and businesses outside of the community to encourage innovation and transformation across the business sector. The 2022 Best for the World lists are determined based on the verified B Impact Assessments of Certified B Corporations. The full lists are available on https://bcorporation.net/(link is external).
The Best for the World recognition is administered by B Lab, the global nonprofit network that certifies and mobilizes Certified B Corporations, which are for-profit companies that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Today there are more than 5,000 Certified B Corporations across 80 countries and 155 industries, unified by one common goal: transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet.
About Heritage Aviation: Heritage Aviation is an employee-owned aviation services company that provides Maintenance, Avionics and Fixed Base Operations from Burlington International Airport. For over thirty-five years our Diamond Award winning FAA-certified repair station has provided the region with outstanding aircraft maintenance and avionics support. Our nationally recognized FBO division is famous for its customer service while offering 24/7 ground handling, fueling, deicing and related aviation support capabilities.
Heritage Aviation’s LEED Gold certified general aviation facility utilizes wind, solar, rainwater harvesting technologies and a green roof as part of our commitment to environmental sustainability.
About B Lab: B Lab is transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. A leader in economic systems change, our global network creates standards, policies, tools, and programs for business, and we certify companies – known as B Corps – who are leading the way. to date our community includes 400,000 workers in over 5,000 B Corps across 80 countries and 155 industries, and more than 200,000 companies manage their impact with the B Impact assessment and the SDC Action Manager. B Lab has created and led efforts to pass over 50 corporate statutes globally that enable stakeholder governance, with over 10,000 companies using the legal framework. To learn more and join the movement, visit https://bcorporation.net/(link is external).
Source: South Burlington, VT: Heritage Aviation