B Lab—the verifying body behind B Corp—conducted an evaluation of Stonyfield and its products to ensure they met or exceeded the group’s comprehensive standards. Certified B Corporations are legally required to consider the impact of its decisions on employees, suppliers, consumers, the community and environment.
Exemplifying Stonyfield’s investment in this work, Nichole Cirillo recently joined the company in the newly created position of mission director.
Cirillo comes to Stonyfield following an extensive career in the corporate social responsibility arena, most recently as the international director of strategic partnerships for the Earthwatch Institute. Cirillo brings to the company expertise in developing and growing social programs that leverage resources and deepen impact, according to Stonyfield.
“Stonyfield’s mission has always been to change the world,” said Cirillo. “It’s an inspiring time to join Stonyfield as the company’s work has drastically grown beyond its humble beginnings as a small farm school. With that said, the core mission has never changed. Becoming a B Corp marks the next stage in our commitment to our customers and the planet. It’s a responsibility we’re happy to shoulder as we work toward a collective good with the support of fellow B Corps, our employees and partners, and Stonyfield’s fans.”