Pennsylvania, United States
The Stroopie Co. was established in 2008 in Lancaster, PA. The Stroopie Co. has two main goals as a social enterprise:To support refugees who are starting over in Lancaster by providing meaningful employment.To make high quality Stroopies to sell in Lancaster and all over the US. Currently, there are 60 million refugees world wide who have been forced to flee their countries due to war, natural disasters, and drought. Each year Lancaster City invites approx. 700 of these dear folks to get re-established in new homes. In addition to the turbulent and often-traumatic path to come to the United States, many refugees face a difficult time finding employment once they are resettled in Lancaster due to language and cultural barriers. The Stroopie Co., was founded with the goal of producing top notch Stroopies, while make a difference to the refugee population that is resettling in Lancaster. So what is a Stroopie? A Stroopie is a Dutch stroopwafel. It is a cinnamon cookie, made with a waffle iron with a layer of homemade caramel in the inside. Traditionally, the Stroopie is placed on top of your hot beverage to rewarm. It is also great with ice cream!
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Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.
What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.
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