About Certified B Corporations
Q: What is a Cetified B Corporation?
A: Certified B Corporations are leaders of the global movement of people using business as a force for good(TM). B Corps meet the highest standards of verified overall social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability, and aspire to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.
Q: Why do B Corps matter?
A: Through the power of the B Corp community's collective voice, one day all companies will compete to be best for the world(TM), and society will enjoy a more shared and durable prosperity for all..
Q: How did our company achieve B Corp certification?
A: B Corps are certified by the nonprofit B Lab. To become certified, a company must:
- Meet the Performance Requirement: Complete the B Impact Assessment, a comprehensive, company-level assessment, and earn a reviewed minimum score of 80 out of 200 points.
- Meet the Legal Requirement: Adopt the B Corporation Legal Framework to bake the mission of the company into its legal DNA. This allows the company's values to thrive under new management, new investors, and new ownership.
- Make it Official: Sign a Term sheet and Declaration of Interdependence to make the certification official.
Q: Who are the B Corporations?
A: The B Corp community is made up of over 2,400 companies in 50+ countries and 130 industries with 1 unifying goal: to redefine success in business. To meet the Certified B Corps, visit our directory: http://www.bcorporation.net/community/find-a-b-corp
Q: Why do companies certify?
A: B Corps want to be a part of something bigger than themselves, but for many becoming a B Corp also has to make business sense. B Corp certification helps companies defferentiate from pretenders, generate press, benchmark performance, save money and access services, attract investors, partner with peers, and attract and engage talent.
Learn more at http://www.bcorporation.net