To be eligible for Membership, you need to answer “YES” to the following questions:
- Is your business privately held?*
- Is your business headquartered within the Greater Philadelphia region?
- Are you currently practicing or committed to improving your triple bottom line (people, planet, profit) impact?
* Do more than 50% of the business shareholders live within 50 miles of your place of business? Can you make independent decisions on business practices, purchases, distribution, business name, and branding? Do you pay all of your business expenses (marketing, rent, etc.) without assistance from or payment to a corporate headquarters?
Those who do not meet criteria for Business Membership are encouraged to engage with SBN’s mission by attending events, donating, or considering becoming a sponsor.
At any time, SBN may end a membership based on failure to meet membership criteria, membership payment defaults, or for the inappropriate use of membership benefits and privileges, online or otherwise.