AeroFarms recognized as a global leader on Fortune

AeroFarms recognized as a global leader on Fortune

Newark, NJ - AeroFarms is proud to be honored as one of only 54 global companies to make Fortune’s Change the World List of “doing well by doing good”.

AeroFarms, a Certified B Corporation and the pioneer in vertical farming, is announced as a Change the World Company by Fortune. The list recognizes innovative companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through their profit-making strategy and operations this year.

AeroFarms continues to increase consumer availability of AeroFarms flavorful, delicious, and sustainably grown leafy greens and microgreens while also scaling farming operations and transforming the agriculture industry. This year AeroFarms opened two new farms: the world’s largest aeroponic smart farm in Danville, Virginia and the world’s largest Research and Development farm in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Both farms will scale the company’s mission to grow the best plants possible for the betterment of humanity and advance the agriculture industry forward.

Fortune’s Change the World list, “recognizes companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy,” says Fortune. “As we assess nominees, among the factors that matter most are:

•  Measurable Social Impact: We consider the reach, nature, and durability of the company’s impact on one or more specific societal problems.

•  Business Results: We consider the benefit the socially impactful work brings to the company. Profitability and contribution to shareholder value outweigh benefits to the company’s reputation.

•  Degree of Innovation: We consider how innovative the company’s effort is relative to that of others in its industry and whether other companies have followed its example or partnered with it.”

“This Change the World honor reinforces AeroFarms’ award-winning legacy to build and scale our business as a force for good,” says David Rosenberg, AeroFarms CEO and Co-Founder. “We have been transforming agriculture with people and planet in mind, using the latest breakthroughs in indoor vertical farming, artificial intelligence, and plant biology to fix our broken food system, and this award is a testament to our team’s commitment to our broader mission.”

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