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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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