The Benefits of B Corp Certification

Why Become a B Corp? The Benefits of B Corp Certification

As anyone who has gone through B Corp certification can attest to, the certification process can be challenging. Even B Lab, the nonprofit that administers the certification, acknowledges that it’s actually not designed to be easy or quick. Why, then,…
B Corp vs Nonprofit

B Corp vs Nonprofit: Which Is Right For You?

Prior to 2007, anyone who wanted to set up an organization to do good in the world had one choice: set up a nonprofit.However, that’s when the founding B Corps were certified. As companies committed to doing good, this…
#BehindTheB with Frank & Eileen

#BehindTheB with Frank & Eileen

Company: Frank & EileenLocation: Los Angeles, CaliforniaIndustry: Wholesale/Retail ApparelFinal B Corp Score: 97.5In celebration of B Corp Month, we asked Frank & Eileen’s Founder & CEO, Audrey McLoghlin, to share about the company’s journey of becoming a B Corp…
Climate Change and Business

Climate Change and Business: What Companies Can Do

For many small businesses, it can be hard to figure out what to do about climate change. The problem seems so vast and daunting.It’s not that they don’t want to do something or that they don’t believe it’s important.…
B Corps: Answers to FAQs

B Corps: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

As a B Corp consultant, I often get asked questions about the B Corps, B Corp requirements, fees, timelines, and more. This post is provided as a resource to help you with any questions you might have about B Corps.…
B Corp Certification for Startups

B Corp Certification for Startups: The Complete Guide

Are you a social entrepreneur who wants to make a difference in the world? If so, you have the opportunity to stand out from the crowd by meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.…
Improving Health and Giving back with glass water bottles

Improving Health and Giving Back with Glass Water Bottles

The best part of the work that I do is getting to meet awesome business owners and professionals who are doing really great work. In this ongoing series, I’ll be sharing some of these stories to provide real-life examples of sustainability in…
What is a B Corporation

What is a B Corporation? Everything You Need to Know

The conventional wisdom when it comes to business is that, as a business owner, you have to make a choice: you can either make money, or you can do good. This is, however, a false dichotomy. You don’t have to…
Benefit Corporations

Benefit Corporations: What You Need to Know

One of the never-ending sources of confusion regarding B Corps is the difference between being a Certified B Corp and becoming a Benefit Corporation. Getting certified as a B Corp involves getting a minimum score of 80 on the B…
business sustainability program

3 Steps to Establishing a Business Sustainability Program

Small business can face many challenges when it comes to sustainability. Yet the companies I’ve seen that are most committed to sustainability repeatedly follow a three-step formula, which can serve as a model for establishing and maintaining a sustainability program in a small business.…