LONDON, January 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – VivoPower International PLC (NASDAQ: VVPR, the “Company”) is proud to announce that it was ranked 47th on the 2021 “Top Impact Companies” list by True leaders, the world’s leading magazine on business and sustainable leadership.
The company was named among the 150 True leaders Impact Award winners from around the world, plus a group of other game-changing companies including Tesla, Beyond Meat, and Patagonia. Arowana, the ultimate holding company of VivoPower’s parent company and largest shareholder, also received an award for the second year in a row.
Certified B Corporation since 2018, VivoPower was awarded this honor on the basis of the company’s “Force for Good” score on the B impact analysis.
VivoPower Executive Chairman and CEO Kevin Chin said, “VivoPower is honored to accept its first True leaders Impact Award. The main goal of the company is to generate sustainable energy solutions to help both our customers and our planet. This corresponds to the True leaders mission to find cost-effective solutions to the problems 7.5 billion people have created on a small planet that also benefit humanity.
“These high-impact businesses prove that businesses can thrive by being a force for good,” said Mark Van Ness, Founder of True leaders. “These are the real leaders of the new economy.”
A special ceremony will take place on January 27, 2021 to honor the winners and feature key speakers, including Beyond Meat President Seth Goldman, and a musical performance by world-renowned musician and activist Michael Franti.
VivoPower is an international battery, electric vehicle, solar and critical energy technology services company with a primary focus on providing sustainable energy solutions to its customers. VivoPower is a B Certified Company and operates in Australia, Canada, USA and UK.
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True leaders is the world’s leading magazine on business and sustainable leadership and serves a community of visionaries, working together to regenerate our world. Its mission is to inspire better leaders for a better world. True leaders is a certified B-Corp and signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (an advocate for the achievement of the Global Sustainable Development Goals).
True leaders enables leaders to thrive in the new economy and inspire the future.
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