Real Leaders names Thinkshift a 2023 Top Impact Company

Fireworks for Real Leaders award

Real Leaders® today announced its 300 Top Impact Companies award winners from around the world, with Thinkshift Communications earning recognition in the Marketing and Media category.

“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. “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, including Advantage Capital, FuelCell Energy and Outsource Access as well as Patagonia, Danone and Allbirds.

“Business can and should be a force for good in the world,” said Thinkshift CEO and co-founder Sandra Stewart. “When our agency first staked out impact work as an exclusive focus more than 10 years ago, people thought we were crazy. Today, we’re proud to be recognized by Real Leaders among these great values-aligned companies for our work in helping revolutionary enterprises in cleantech, finance, social innovation and more build brand value, drive adoption of their solutions and spread their ideas.”

A virtual ceremony will be held on February 16, 2023, to honor the winners.

About Real Leaders

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, a member of the UN Global Compact, and is independently owned.

About Thinkshift Communications

Thinkshift Communications is a mission-first PR firm that builds brand value, fuels growth and advances mission goals for revolutionary sustainable businesses, cleantech companies, social enterprises and other high-impact organizations. Its PR and thought leadership programs bring the heart of a brand to life, tell stories that connect with media and markets, and deliver real business benefits. Inspired by the power of business to help solve urgent social and environmental problems, Thinkshift is a Certified B Corporation and a California public benefit corporation.

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