We are at the early stages of one of the most important trends of our lifetime: the growing global movement of people using business as a force for good.
This movement is everywhere and has many leaders throughout the world. Some are small businesses; some are multinationals. Some use business to reduce poverty; some to restore the environment. All are creating meaningful work with dignity and purpose.
About B Corps
Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.
Society’s most challenging problems cannot be solved by government and nonprofits alone. By harnessing the power of business, B Corps use profits and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact for their employees, communities, and the environment. The B Corp community works toward reduced inequality, lower levels of poverty, a healthier environment, stronger communities, and the creation of more high quality jobs with dignity and purpose.
There are over 2,700 B Corps globally, with over 190 businesses certified in the UK. Get to know the UK B Corp community
Measure what matters
The business world needs comprehensive, credible, comparable impact standards to support a systems change. The B Impact Assessment is the most credible tool a company can use to measure its impact on its workers, community, and environment, and customers. More than 50,000 businesses have used the B Impact Assessment as a free management tool.
Certifying as a B Corporation goes beyond a product or service certification. It is the only certification that measures a company’s entire social and environmental performance.
The B Impact Assessment is rigorous. It evaluates how your company’s operations and business model impact your workers, community, environment, and customers. From your supply chain and input materials to your charitable giving and employee benefits, B Corp Certification proves your business is meeting the highest standards of verified performance.
Positive impact is supported by transparency and accountability requirements. B Corp Certification doesn’t just prove where your company excels now — it commits you to consider your impact on stakeholders now and in the future by building it into your company’s legal structure.
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