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Righteous is named a 2023 Real Leaders Impact Award winner

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Righteous ranks as one of the world’s Top Impact Companies

Jan. 18th, 2023 (Calgary, Alberta) — Righteous Gelato has been named a winner of the Real Leaders Impact Awards 2023 by ranking among the greatest purpose-driven companies in the world. 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. “We are excited to welcome new and past company winners to the impact movement and into the Real Leaders Impact Awards community.”

Our mission statement at Righteous is simple — In our constant and unwavering pursuit for greatness, we are committed to enriching people’s lives one tiny spoonful at a time,” said James Boettcher, Custodian of Culture, and CEO. “And while it sounds very aspirational, it is very operational. Socially, our mission includes poverty reduction, sustainable economic development, ending domestic violence, serving low income communities, supporting local producers and being a force for good in our community. Environmentally, it includes waste reduction, up-cycling, recycling, reducing water usage, conservation and stakeholder relations. The world needs more corporations like ours, and in tandem with our supplier code of conduct, we will share our knowledge and inspire others to want to do the same in their business. This is truly leaving it better than we found it.”

About Righteous
Righteous Gelato is on a mission to enrich people’s lives one tiny spoonful at a time, and we do this by investing in community organizations that work to reduce poverty and food insecurity, end domestic violence, and provide opportunities for the next generation. We are a certified B Corp meaning we use business as a force for good for our people, planet and community.
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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, member of the UN Global Compact, and is independently owned.

A virtual ceremony will be held on Feb. 16, 2023 to honor the winners and will feature several high profile keynote speakers.

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Righteous Gelato is available at Canadian grocery stores coast to coast, and in the U.S at Whole Foods locations in the Pacific Northwest and other specialty grocery retailers.


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