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Ways to Improve your Score on the B Impact Assessment (BIA)

Aspiring B Corps must take the B Impact Assessment (BIA) and score higher than 80 out of 200 to become a Certified B Corp and once they are certified they must continue to take the BIA to remain certified. The process of taking the BIA to become and continue to be a...

How Can a B Impact Assessment (BIA) Help in the Long Run?

A B Corp needs to score at least an 80 on the assessment to become a certified B Corporation.For a B Corp to be certified it must complete a B Impact Assessment. This assessment rates a company on a scale of 0-200 and measures the impact a company has on its workers,...

The Mission of B Corps

B Corps should have a Mission with a Social, Environmental and Financial goal From the beginning, a company should be operating itself with a mission. These missions vary between industry as well as the size of the company. However, when a certified B Corp creates its...

Corporate Social Responsibility: What is it?

Corporate Social Responsibility, can be based on three different levels. The first level is philanthropy, followed by improving operational effectiveness and finally the top level is transforming the business model. What is Corporate Social Responsibility? Corporate...

What are the benefits of a Triple Bottom Line?

“Two-thirds of consumers around the world say they choose brands because of their stand on social issues, and over 90% of millennials say they would switch brands for one which champions a cause.”What are the benefits of a Triple Bottom Line?The triple bottom line...

Think you’re too small for a B Corp Certification? Think again!

Think you’re too small for a B Corp Certification? Think again!

Studies have shown that building a sustainable business getting a B Corp Certification from the ground up is much easier than changing larger organizational structures or adding a sustainability position alone.   B Corp Certification for Small Business   So,...

B Impact Assessment Spotlight: Workforce

This week I will focus on the workforce element of the B Impact Assessment and organizational performance. The structure of a company can be used as a powerful vehicle for impact creation. Employee ownership has been cited as one of the most potent retention tools...

The Importance and Benefits of Becoming a B Corp

What is a B Corp? A B Corporation is a business that has been certified by the independent B Lab to meet rigorous benchmarks of social, environmental, accountability, and transparency standards. A B Corporation is an appraisal of the entire company and its practices...

5 Answers to Common Questions About the B Impact Assessment

1. What is the B Impact Assessment?  The B Impact Assessment is an online tool you can use to quickly and confidently see how your business measures up to the B Lab's social and environmental standards. This 200-point questionnaire is designed for all organizational...

Exit plans? Protect Your Company’s Mission for the Long Haul

Your company's mission is a critical component of your organizational performance. If you are reading this article, you already know that the mission statement is more than just a slogan on a wall. The mission provides the proverbial North Star for your employees and...

B Corp versus Public Benefit Corp. What’s the difference?

One of the most common questions I get from clients revolves around the differences between a B Corps and Public Benefit Corps. While the names may indicate that both certifications are, in fact, corporations, there are some significant differences. Difference between...

Business meetings should include custodian workers

Business meetings should include custodian workers

Custodians as a resource Every business has or should have business meetings regularly to get things done and make improvements where they need to be implemented, even though employees can communicate to each other in various areas of the organization, business...

 

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