American Sustainable Business Council advocates for policy change at the federal and state level that supports a more sustainable economy. The Council spans a growing network of business associations across the United States, which in turn represents over 200,000 businesses.
The nonprofit B Lab developed the B Corporation form and certifies B Corporations, which meet comprehensive social and environmental performance standards. As a B Corporation, New Resource supports B Lab’s efforts to expand legal recognition of the form and promote B Corporations. The website provides a directory of B Corporations and all businesses are welcome to take our Impact Survey powered by B Lab.
Dharma Merchant Services, a New Resource customer, is the mission-aligned partner for merchant accounts in the New Resource Community. They believe business isn’t just about the bottom line — and they have cultivated a culture of commerce with compassion which is unique in their industry.
New Resource is a founding member of this international network of values-based banks using finance to deliver sustainable development to unserved communities and improve the environment. To view our GABV Sustainable Banking Scorecard, please see here.
ICA Fund Good Jobs educates, accelerates, and invests in high-growth small businesses in order to create accessible good jobs that lead to equitable communities for all. ICA Fund Good Jobs Education emphasizes business fundamentals and supports mission aligned entrepreneurs in developing frameworks for stabilizing, leading and growing their businesses.
Impact Hub SF is a coworking & events space for a membership community of entrepreneurs, activists, creatives, and professionals taking action to drive positive social and environmental change. Impact Hub is a client of New Resource and we are a sponsor of key Impact Hub events, like SOCAP.
NewLevel Group is a values-driven consulting firm that supports the work of social impact organizations and their leaders in advancing missions that benefit people, planet and profit. They support the growth and impact of a wide range of for-profit and nonprofit organizations with back office services like bookkeeping, accounting, financial management, and HR, as well as consulting services on strategy, governance, and building strong cultures.
Pacific Community Ventures engages small businesses, impact investors, and policymakers to build an economy that works for everyone. They do this by empowering small business owners with working capital, free advice and mentorship, and access to the networks they need to grow their companies.
New Resource Board Chair Mark Finser also chairs the board of RSF, a nonprofit financial services organization with the modest mission of transforming the way the world works with money. RSF provides investing, lending and giving services, and sometimes works with New Resource on customer financing.
Seedling Projects creates events and models that engage the public in the sustainable food movement. Their collaborative approach builds upon a vast and diverse community to ensure each project they help to seed is far-reaching and impactful. We sponsor their Good Food Awards each January which highlights organic food and beverage innovators.
Social Venture Network brings sustainable business leaders together to share strategies that work and spur new ideas. The site has a robust section of sustainability tools and best practices. Their two conferences and local gatherings connect leaders to a growing community of innovative business leaders and social entrepreneurs.
Working Solutions is a Community Development Financial Institution whose mission is to provide microentrepreneurs with the access to capital and resources they need to start or grow a successful business. They prioritize serving low-income individuals, women, and minorities and are focused on funding entrepreneurs in all 9 Bay Area Counties.