ramblings, reactions, and random rants
Our new Artisan Glass collection is the result of our year-long collaboration with renowned Blue Ridge artist Neil Duman. Working with Neil has been a joy and a privilege. He's a natural teacher who loves his work, so we're soaking up as much knowledge as we can.
Despite our best efforts to minimize wood waste through prudent design and sound manufacturing processes, we still end up with small scraps of wood that need to be diverted from the waste stream.
It's been 12 years since Rivanna's Kristina Constantine and Anelya Mrktumova arrived in America with their parents. Today they speak to CBS19 about their experiences as refugees and their hopes for the future. (watch video)
We are delighted to announce that Gretchen Wirth (left) has been granted a group of non-voting shares in Rivanna, making her a partial owner of the company. This share grant is our company's first step toward greater employee ownership.
As a Certified B Corporation and a Virginia Benefit Corporation, we are committed to transparency and accountability in business. To that end, we publish and maintain a statement of beneficial ownership on our company's Governance page, and we encourage all businesses to do the same.
At GreenBuild in Washington DC today, Rivanna won a 2015 FSC Leadership Award, highlighting the company's critical role in addressing climate change. It was especially nice to bring home one of our own awards.
The relationship between the Forest Stewardship Council and Rivanna is as old as our company itself. FSC is the reason that we became a wood products company.
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The shipping process entails everything from the delivery of raw materials to our operation center in Virginia to the unwrapping of the finished product once it’s reached its final destination.
June is B the Change in Our Communities month! B Corps around the country will be taking a day off from their usual business activities to spend time helping out in their community.
Happy New Year Everyone!
We are pleased to begin 2015 with a refreshed website, new online store, and a number of great new products! 2014 was a great year for our company.
The only thing better than making awards is winning them after we've made them! This week we we won one of our own awards.