Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Best for PHL Challenge?
The Best for PHL Challenge encourages, supports, and recognizes companies in the Philadelphia region that commit themselves to creating positive impact. Best for PHL assists these businesses as they identify how they may be able to help address regional, social, and/or environmental problems. For example:
- Providing family sustaining wages
- Having family-friendly employee policies
- Locating in or near the communities where employees live
- Recognizing and leveraging the value of a diverse workforce
- Utilizing their purchasing power to influence other businesses supporting their communities
Who is behind the Best for PHL Challenge?
Best for PHL is an initiative of ImpactPHL, a catalyst for Greater Philadelphia’s impact economy. We are entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors and others committed to advancing public interests while maximizing financial returns. We believe the best companies can generate value beyond revenue. That it is possible to join profit and purpose. And that there is no better city for these kinds of enterprises to prove themselves.
How do I participate in the Best for PHL Challenge?
Companies can take the Best for PHL Challenge on their own by visiting www.bestforphl.com/challenge, however, we encourage companies to start with a Best for PHL workshop where we will provide the context and support you need to complete the Best for PHL Challenge and provide resources to help you improve in whatever way you choose. Find and register for upcoming workshops at www.bestforphl.com/events
Most companies can complete the Best for PHL Challenge in 45 minutes, and we strongly encourage that you estimate your answers the first time through. The time involved largely depends on the size, age, and complexity (number of operating locations) of your company. For your convenience, the Best for PHL Challenge can be saved and revisited at any time to allow for easy access.
Can non-profits participate in Best for PHL?
Does it cost anything to participate in the Best for PHL Challenge?
Who is the Best for PHL Challenge for?
The Best for PHL Challenge is applicable to all businesses, regardless of your business size (number of employees) or sector. When taking the Best for PHL Challenge, you will view questions that are tailored to the size and type (sector) of your business.
Non-profits can also participate using this link – www.bestforphl.com/nonprofit