AccertaClaim ServiCorp Inc. (Accerta) Recognized as a Best For The World™ B Corp for Performance Excellence in Corporate Governance
14 Jul 2021
Toronto, Ontario; July 14, 2021 –AccertaClaim ServiCorp Inc. (Accerta), a Certified B Corp, was recognized today as a Best for the World™ B Corp for its exemplary performance and relentless pursuit of profit with a social purpose. It ranked in the top 5% of all B Corps of its size worldwide in the category of corporate governance for consistently assessing risk in all decision-making and appropriately managing and optimizing employee and system performance.
President and CEO, Peter Owsiany was thrilled when he heard the news. “I am honoured to be recognized as a Best for the World B Corp in Corporate Governance and share this recognition with each of Accerta’s employees,” he remarked. “Our processes are well-defined and ensure that we respond to our government customers’ expectations for accountability and transparency. Over the last year, this enabled us to seamlessly pivot our practices and infrastructure to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and maintain our standards.”
Accerta is fully committed to using business as a force for good and its governance practices protect the reputations of the government-sponsored programs it administers and inspire confidence in the services it delivers. Governments know that Accerta successfully balances business, social and environmental impact into every decision to deliver services that meet the needs of vulnerable and marginalized populations across Canada.
“As a social enterprise, our governance structure ensures that we are always advancing our overarching vision to realize healthcare equality for all Canadians in the context of a strong and sustainable public system,” said Corry Ferreira, Senior Director of Operations and Customer Experience. She further explained “our robust governance structure paves the way for the company to evolve our practices, modernize our contact centre and ultimately empowers employees to independently respond to customers’ needs.”
B Lab administers the Best for the World recognition. This global non-profit network certifies and mobilizes Certified B Corporations, which are for-profit companies that meet the highest social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency standards.
Today, more than 4,000 Certified B Corporations across 77 countries and 153 industries are unified by one common goal: transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. B Corps, like Accerta, meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.
"Best for the World is a special program for the B Corp community, and we're thrilled to resume it after pausing the program in 2020 due to COVID-19," said Juan Pablo Larenas, Executive Director of B Lab Global. "This year's Best for the World companies are operating at the very top of their class, excelling in creating positive impact for their stakeholders, including their workers, communities, customers and the environment. We're proud of the community of stakeholder-driven businesses we've cultivated over the last 15 years; together we're marching toward our collective vision of an inclusive, equitable and regenerative economic system for all people and the planet."
More than 800 B Corps from more than 50 countries were named to the 2021 Best for the World lists. 2021 Best for the World lists are determined based on the verified B Impact Assessments of Certified B Corporations.
The complete lists are available on https://bcorporation.net/best-for-the-world-2021
About Accerta Claim Servi Corp Inc (Accerta): Recognized as a leader in the administration and transformation of government-sponsored healthcare programs, Accerta is a B-Corp certified social enterprise whose solutions reduce inequities in public programs and lessen the administrative burden for governments and their stakeholders. Leveraging modern solutions, it keeps pace with governments’ needs and enables healthcare equality for Canadians. Learn more at: www.accerta.ca.
Rose Sottile, SeniorDirector Strategy, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement
About B Lab: B Lab is the non-profit network transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. Our international network of organizations leads economic systems change to support our collective vision of an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economy. We began in 2006 with the idea that a different kind of economy was not only possible, it was necessary –and that business could lead the way towards a new,stakeholder-driven model. We became known for certifying B Corporations, which are companies that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. But we do much more than that. We’re building the B Corp movement to change our economic system –and to do so, we must change the rules of the game. B Lab creates standards, policies, tools, and programs that shift the behaviour, culture, and structure of capitalism. We mobilize the B Corp community towards collective action to address society’s most critical challenges. By harnessing the power of business, B Lab positively impacts 150 industries in 74 countries, helping them balance profit with purpose. Together, we are shifting our economic system from profiting only the few to benefiting all, from concentrating wealth and power to ensuring equity, from extraction to regeneration, and from prioritizing individualism to embracing interdependence. For more information, visit https://bcorporation.net/
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