MaineWorks and WorkSquare named “Best for the World”

Mar 19, 2019 No Comments by

Certified B Corporations promote an inclusive economy and operate as forces for good in the communities where they operate. Alliance members and Certified B Corps MaineWorks in Portland, Maine and WorkSquare in Miami, Florida have been honored as Best for the World: Customers, in recognition of their impact delivering business services that promote public benefit, target underserved […]

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Ex-felons find sense of purpose and belonging at MaineWorks

Sep 13, 2016 No Comments by

The New York Times recently featured Alliance member MaineWorks as part of its Prototype series, describing the company’s mission to create job opportunities in commercial construction for individuals with criminal records stemming from substance abuse. Many of MaineWorks’ candidates are in recovery from addiction, and the opportunity to work is an invaluable part of that […]

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Alternative staffing entrepreneurs honored

May 02, 2016 No Comments by

Congratulations to Derek Snook, founder of In Every Story Labor Services and Margo Walsh, founder of MaineWorks, recognized for the difference these businesses are making for individuals seeking to move their lives forward after incarceration, addiction and other challenges. IES Labor Services in Charleston, South Carolina has been honored with the Jefferson Award, a tribute […]

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SCORE honors MaineWorks for job creation

Sep 14, 2015 No Comments by

SCORE has named Alliance member MaineWorks the winner of its 2015 Job Creator award! Founded in 2011 by Margo Walsh, MaineWorks is a Certified B Corp that annually employs some 250 job seekers in industrial construction jobs as a critical step in their reentry after incarceration and in some cases, recovery from addiction. SCORE, previously […]

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Member Profile: MaineWorks, Portland, Maine

Jul 28, 2015 No Comments by

Meet Margo Walsh, social entrepreneur and founder of MaineWorks, a Certified B Corp created to provide employment opportunities for nonviolent ex-offenders with addiction challenges. The company’s industry focus is industrial construction and transportation infrastructure, and since opening in 2011, annual revenues have doubled each year to reach nearly $2 million.

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