Women Owned Businesses
Women Owned Businesses help expand opportunities for women entrepreneurs.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to helping women-owned businesses thrive.
Diversity promotes innovation, opens doors, and creates partnerships that fuel the economy. WBENC provides the most relied-upon certification standard for women-owned businesses and offers the tools to help them succeed.
What are Women Owned Businesses?
Women Owned Businesses are important to support to promote equity and equality.
WBENC was founded in 1997 to develop a nationwide standard for women-owned business certification. Since then, the organization has grown to become the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States and a leading advocate for women-owned businesses in corporate and government supply chains.
Their mission is to fuel economic growth globally by identifying, certifying, and facilitating the development of women-owned businesses. They accomplish this by focusing on their CORE platform — Certification, Opportunities, Resources, and Engagement.
Why Does Simple Switch Sell Women Owned Business Products?
We look for Women Owned Businesses or WBENC Certified as one of our Simple Switch Impacts because
As a Women Owned Business, Simple Switch is passionate about supporting women-owned businesses and organizations. It is important to elevate women-owned businesses across the world to help women overcome discrimination.
We're passionate about transparency surrounding the impact of the products we sell. You can find a full list of the impacts we look for here, or browse in our "SHOP BY IMPACT" menu. If you have questions about the impact behind our products, don't hesitate to reach out!