This month, the League of American Bicyclists recognized AnneeLondon with a SILVER Bicycle Friendly Business (BFBSM) award, joining more than 1,300 visionary businesses from across the country.
With the announcement of 59 new and renewing BFBs today, AnneeLondon joins a cutting-edge group of 1,315 local businesses, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies in 49 states and Washington, D.C., that are transforming the American workplace. “The business community’s investment in bicycling is playing a central role in making the country a safer, happier, and more sustainable place to live and work,” said Amelia Neptune, Director of the Bicycle Friendly America program. “We applaud this new round of businesses, including AnneeLondon, for leading the charge in creating a bicycle-friendly America for everyone.”
"Encouraging our team to bike to work has helped all of us in the design process of building our product line of collapsing bicycle helmets and accessories being inspired and informed by our own cycling experiences," said founder and CEO, Rachel Benyola. AnneeLondon encourages bicycling as an easy option for transportation and provides amenities such as providing an Indego bike share membership to any AnneeLondon employee who does not own a bicycle and incentives such as.
Moving forward, AnneeLondon will have access to a variety of tools and technical assistance from the League to become even more bicycle-friendly. Benyola also shared: "When our employees bike, great things happen like a decreased carbon footprint, reduced healthcare costs, connected to community and a fun and healthy work culture."
"We want to be even higher on the BFB list and join the likes of Facebook and Google as a GOLD level bicycle friendly company so please support us by putting in a pre-order on our website and use the promo code BFB2017 for a special discount and free shipping!
About the Bicycle Friendly America Program:
To learn more about building a Bicycle Friendly America, including the Bicycle Friendly Community, Bicycle Friendly State, Bicycle Friendly Business and Bicycle Friendly University programs.visit www.bikeleague.org/BFA.
The League of American Bicyclists is leading the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone. As leaders, our commitment is to listen and learn, define standards and share best practices to engage diverse communities and build a powerful, unified voice for change.