B Corp

The Rise of the For-Profit, Socially-Responsible Corporation in Canada

Traditionally, for-profit corporations have one mandate -- to maximize shareholder value. Several jurisdictions in the United States have recognized the market for a…

Consumer Finance Companies Step Up with Forward-Thinking Solutions

The public is demanding more and more social responsibility from the organizations from which they buy goods or services, and forward-thinking financial services…

Why B Corps Should Cap Executive Pay

One of the best ways that the B Corp movement can continue to drive positive social change is to address the controversial issue…

Brazil’s Natura Cosmetics Now the World’s Largest B Corp

Natura Cosmetics, the second largest cosmetics manufacturer in Brazil with revenues around $US3 billion annually, is now a certified B Corp.

3p Weekend: Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers From Our Favorite B Corps

If you waited until the last minute for stocking stuffers (again), bypass those dollar-store trinkets, and give a gift you believe in.

Why B Corps Should Expand Their Health and Wellness Programs

One of the best areas for B Corps (and other sustainable businesses) to improve is by providing health and wellness programs to their…

Green Mountain Power First Utility to Become a B Corp

Green Mountain Power Corporation (GMP) announced this week it is now a B Corp—the first utility in the world to score this certification.

So You’re a Certified B Corporation. Now What?

Here is the final installment of the six-week Quick Start Guide to becoming a Certified B Corporation.

Patagonia’s Investment in Yerdle Shows Sharing Economy Maturing

Patagonia has announced an investment in Yerdle, a startup where users can use a smartphone app to give and receive things for free.

How to Power Through the B Corp Finish Line

If you are stuck finalizing your B Corp certification, this series will help you power through the finish line.

How to Raise Your B Corp Assessment Score

Our series continues with the next installment of a six-week, turbocharged Quick Start Guide to becoming a Certified B Corporation.

How to Create an Action Plan for B Corp Certification

After you have identified your core project team, work with them to set a target B Impact Score and create an action plan…

How to Become a B Corp in Six Weeks or Less

Here is a six-week, turbocharged Quick Start Guide to becoming a Certified B Corporation.

Are B Corps Relevant Outside of the U.S.?

Although the B Corp movement originally started in Pennsylvania, more than 30 percent of all Certified B Corps are now based outside of…

How B Corp Certification Helps Benchmark and Improve Performance

B Corp certification helps you benchmark, compare, and improve the social and environmental performance of your entire company.