ecoEnvelopes Certified as Women-Owned Business

Nationally Recognized WBENC Certification Satisfies Active Solicitation for Supplier Diversity

Eden Prairie, MN, January 27, 2013 --( ecoEnvelopes (, the world’s leader in innovative, eco-friendly mailing solutions is pleased to announce that they received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center of Minnesota, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

“The WBENC designation is important to ecoEnvelopes as we seek opportunities to bring innovation to large organizations and government entities,” commented Gale Ward, President of ecoEnvelopes. “As a trusted partner, our role is to innovate solutions, educate constituents and collaborate with preferred vendors. These mutually beneficial relationships provide a foundation for the economic success of all parties, supporting diverse businesses.”

WBENC’s national standard of certification is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women. By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations, and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

ecoEnvelopes intends to participate in WBENC’s 2013 National Conference and Business Fair in Minneapolis., MN. The event is co-chaired by Target, the Coca-Cola Company, Artech and Kelly Mitchell.

About ecoEnvelopes
ecoEnvelopes LLC. ( designs and licenses proprietary reusable envelopes, packages and postal solutions that reduce costs and benefit the environment. ecoEnvelopes solutions are sustainably manufactured on certified papers from managed forests with up to 100% post-consumer recycled content. USPS approved, ecoEnvelopes operate on existing high-speed insertion and postal processing equipment. The company's innovative products meet the growing desire to reduce costs while contributing to environmental stewardship.

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.
Heather Everett