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Championing Accessibility: The Root of Community Building

Our Founder, Maiya Holliday, to speak at upcoming Champions Retreat

March 14, 2024

Accessibility isn’t merely a notion or process at Mangrove—it’s a guiding principle that shapes who we are as an organization. One of the things we cherish most about being a B Corp is the opportunity to discuss business strategy and principles within a community of organizations that share our values. We’re thrilled to attend this year’s B Corp Champions Retreat, including participating in a panel discussion about this critical topic. Here’s a closer look at this exciting opportunity!

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Pursuing Digital Accessibility: A Pathway to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Why building accessible websites is critical to diversity, equity, and inclusion

January 16, 2024

As we increasingly rely on digital platforms and content to perform daily tasks, do business, and connect with others, a digital world that is accessible becomes even more imperative.

We’ve seen progress with accessibility in the physical world, thanks to the principles of universal design conceived by architects, product designers, and environmental design researchers. But as the distinctions between what we do online and offline are increasingly blurring, the web and web technologies have to catch up. 

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A Year of Progress and Impact

Highlights From Our 2022 Annual Report

October 23, 2023

In 2022 we reconfirmed the “rightness” of the path we set ourselves on— to operate our organization according to shared principles and a greater purpose beyond just profit.

It was a year that saw us evolve and improve, albeit in different ways than we originally planned. We assessed and prepared for a new business partnership, fine-tuned our co-leadership approach, and enhanced our power distribution to create more balance.

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Lessons From Our Second B Corp Recertification

We’re proud to be part of this inspirational community

September 15, 2023

Part of what makes the recertification process so meaningful, and challenging, is how rigorously it ensures that businesses prove they care as much about society and the environment as they do about their profits. Simply put, it’s not easy to get recertified. Nor should it be.

Decorative image with exuberant text: Recertification Results July 2023: From 93 to 112!

Earth Month Musings

Sharing more than beautiful landscapes

April 24, 2023

Earth Day provided us with a humbling lesson this year that is worth sharing with our community. Without much forethought, we planned a photo slideshow to celebrate the “beautiful places that inspire our team to stay committed to sustainability.” And then we realized a glaring blind spot.

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Big News! Mangrove and Manoverboard Join Forces

1 + 1 = 3

January 18, 2023

Mangrove is starting 2023 with a bang! We are excited to announce that we have formalized an already strong and active partnership with Manoverboard, a fellow B Corp creative agency based in Canada. On January 16, 2023, Mangrove acquired Manoverboard via an equitable and collaborative negotiation that reflects the mutual respect that our two agencies have for one another.

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Mangrove Web Development’s 2021 Annual Report

What we've accomplished in 2021 and where we're headed

June 9, 2022

As a diverse, female-owned, and certified B Corp web development company, we operate our business based on our values. We’re…
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We’re Supporting Purpose-Driven Organizations this Holiday Season

How and why we pay it forward

December 14, 2021

Each year, Mangrove commits a portion of our time and money to a range of nonprofits that align with our team’s ethos and vision. From pro-bono projects to volunteer hours and financial contributions, we believe in doing what we can to support organizations that make our world a better place.

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Our Agency’s Web Development Process Overview

What it’s like to be our client

December 2, 2021

Welcome to your custom website development experience. We’ve outlined our process and workflow to give you an idea of what it’s like to engage Mangrove as a client.

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Why Our Team Offers Summer Hours

We're taking Fridays off this summer!

June 3, 2021

We want to encourage our team members to take a break, spend time with their loved ones, and practice self-care by spending time away from the screen. As a company that strives to put its people first, we feel it’s our responsibility to create this space for our team members to care for themselves as they see fit.

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Mangrove Web Development’s 2020 Annual Report

Despite the rough seas of 2020, we stayed on course with our B Corp commitments and remained anchored to our purpose-driven approach.

May 1, 2021

We are pleased to share that we’ve published our 2020 Annual Report. As we reflect on last year, it’s clear how our values-driven approach to work and work-life made the difference between success and mere survival in a year of “unprecedented” everything. With confidence in our team and our mission, we’ve moved into 2021 with curiosity, resilience and even hope.

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Mangrove Web Development’s 2019 Annual Report

Our Annual Benefit Report

April 3, 2020

We are happy to share that our 2019 Annual Report has been published (just a hair past our goal date of March! We’re giving ourselves this win, in light of the whole global pandemic thing.) This report documents our successes in 2019, serves as our annual benefit report for the year, and outlines areas where Mangrove can grow even stronger in 2020.
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Mangrove Web Development’s B Corp Holiday Gift Guide

10 Conscious Companies We Love

December 12, 2019

Holiday shopping is even more fun when you know you’re supporting companies that use business as a force for good. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite B Corps that sell great products and have solid values. Read on to find gift ideas for everyone on your list.

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What Our Web Agency Learned during B Corp Recertification

The BIA 3 years later...

November 8, 2019

We became a B Corp on November 9, 2016. In addition to earning our B Corp status, which was certainly cause to celebrate, it was my sister’s birthday (fun!) ….and, also the day Trump was elected (not fun, not fun at all). It was a day of extremely mixed emotions.

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How Our Web Agency Gives Back

Our (updated) Philanthropic Commitment

October 25, 2019

Over the years, our team has thought in depth about how we can make the greatest impact with our philanthropic dollars. We at various points considered participating in fantastic 1% for the Planet program, but ultimately decided its focus wasn’t broad enough for us. So, we decided to create our own parameters.

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3 Key Takeaways from BLD Mountain West

Our Key Takeaways from a B Corp Leadership Conference

August 29, 2019

Last month, one of our content creators, Kelsey, attended the BLD Mountain West event in Denver, CO. Being new to the B Corp world, the event offered the perfect opportunity for her to network and learn alongside B Corp leaders and business execs who are in the process of becoming certified.

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Mangrove Web Development’s 2018 Annual Report

What We’ve Accomplished and Where We’re Headed

July 30, 2019

Our 2018 Annual Report has been released! While the process of creating an annual report is intensive, it's pretty rewarding to document successes from the previous year and set clear goals for the future.

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