Lincoln, NE – January 18, 2023Real Leaders® is thrilled to announce the 300 Top Impact Companies award winners from around the world. “This is our fifth annual ranking and the number of award winners has tripled. It’s encouraging to see how this movement is going mainstream with businesses all over the world.” said Mark Van Ness, Founder of Real Leaders.  “We are excited to welcome new and past company winners to the impact movement and into the Real Leaders Impact Awards community.”

The 2023 list features a mix of respected impact brands of all sizes and from a variety of industries with companies such as: Advantage Capital, FuelCell Energy and Outsource Access as well as Patagonia, Danone and Allbirds. SEE IMPACT AWARDS RANKING.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Real Leaders among many other value-aligned companies,” said Firespring CEO and Founder Jay Wilkinson. “We are focused on (and passionate about) accelerating the prosperity of our clients in order to collectively do more good in the world.” Firespring’s mission goes beyond increasing its bottom line by using its people, products and profit to do more good and create positive impact.

A virtual ceremony will be held on February 16, 2023, to honor the winners and will feature several high-profile keynote speakers.


Real Leaders is a membership community for impact leaders with a global media platform dedicated to driving positive change. It’s on a mission to unite farsighted leaders to transform our shortsighted world. Founded in 2010, Real Leaders recognized early on that businesses bore a responsibility to be as cognizant of their impact on employees, society and the planet as they are on their bottom line. Real Leaders is a B Corporation, member of the UN Global Compact and is independently owned. 


Firespring provides strategic guidance activated through creative solutions in marketing, printing and technology to help businesses and nonprofits prosper. The company serves thousands of brands, businesses and nonprofits in all 50 states and all over the world and is proud to be recognized as a leader in generating positive community impact.