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PEI Receives Donation from TermScout

TermScout has made a generous donation to The Plain English Institute.  TermScout is a Denver-based legal-tech company that helps businesses review contracts smarter and faster. Otto Hanson, TermScout’s CEO, said,…

PEI Issues First Certification

The Plain English Institute issued its first certification on May 15, 2020.  PEI certified the home inspection agreement used by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) as meeting…

PEI Becomes First Organization in the United States to Obtain Certification Mark for Documents Satisfying Plain English Standards

The Plain English Institute has become the first organization in the United States to obtain a certification mark from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for documents satisfying plain English…

PEI Becomes First Organization in the United States to Publish Plain English Certification Standards for Documents

The Plain English Institute has become the first organization in the United States to publish plain English certification standards for documents.              PEI’s President, Mark Cohen, said, “There is some…