We were founded on the belief that a business should contribute to creating a better world, socially and environmentally. As a purpose-driven organization, we are built on a triple bottom line business model where we evaluate decisions and measure success through the lens of Profit AND People AND Planet. We became B Corp certified to ensure we “walk like we talk” and are continuously working to improve how we do our business – striving to contribute to a better world in everything we do.
What is a B Corp? They are for-profit businesses that have been certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Now with a community of over 2100 companies from 50 plus countries and over 130 industries that are all striving to redefine success in business.
At Wirefire we support our team members who contribute to the world at large, whether supporting a local community fundraiser or building a school in the Himalayas… contributing to a better world.
We provide employees with a paid week per year to work on a charitable project that is near to their heart. As a company we organize full day volunteering events for local causes where we can roll up our sleeves together to make a difference as a team. We also support customer and partner programs such the Cisco Connected North where we are donating technical expertise in setting up video conferencing in first nations northern community schools.
As part of our Wired for Good community initiatives we spent the day this past April (2018) cleaning up a portion of the seawall and park areas that border the ocean in Vancouver. Pollution is a major contributor to the killing of sea-life that inhabit our oceans.
WireD for Good supports girls education in Nepal - In 2018 Wirefire is providing full scholarship funding for 40 girls attending a 2 year college in eastern Nepal.
WireD for Good supports girls education in Nepal - In 2017 Wirefire funded the construction of a new school in the remote village of Basa as part of the earthquake rebuilding efforts.
Our awesome UC consultant, John Dignon, volunteering to help install Cisco video technology at the Sk’aadgaa Naay elementary school in Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, BC that will connect the school to the Connected North program, a digital network that uses Cisco technology to provide customized, virtual education and youth mental health and wellness resources in real-time to schools and students in remote, Indigenous communities across Canada.
The team last December assisting Quest Food Exchange in the packaging of fresh produce items for their Annual Christmas hamper drive. Quest Food Exchange is a non-profit organization that recovers quality surplus food and redistributes it to those in need through their not-for-profit grocery markets. They partner with local community resources to help their clients access healthy, affordable food in a dignified manner, and a safe & welcoming environment.