Do you work for a B Corp or prospective B Corp, or any company looking to manage and better understand its environmental and social impact? Have questions about our standards, our tools like the B Impact Assessment or SDG Action Manager, our programs like B Movement Builders, or other global initiatives from B Lab? Browse here to get started.
Please refer to our Knowledge Base for guidance and support regarding B Corp Certification.
The frameworks, tools, and guidelines contained in our Global Brand Book are designed to help our network and the B Corp community work together to drive a cohesive, consistent, and differentiated strategy towards our vision of economic systems change. B Lab Global updates this resource on a yearly basis, and regional B Lab and Sistema B teams often tailor this resource for their own markets.
To understand nuances specific to where your company is located, connect with your regional B Lab or Sistema B team.
Whether you’re a multinational company or a sole proprietor, these resources will walk you through the process of creating a business that’s better for the world. Check out our B Corp Certification guides and other resources for navigating stakeholder governance and environmental and social impact.
Certification guides — check out About B Corp Certification for more information
From B Lab, the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School, the High Level Champions team for COP26, and Provoc: Climate Justice Playbook
From B Lab and Fairtrade International: People and planet in business - A simple guide to how small and micro companies can start or strengthen their due diligence
From B Lab UK: How to Declare a Climate Emergency and Take Climate Action
SDG Insights Report: Download the report here in various languages:
Read up on the history and impact of the B Corp movement and the push for benefit corporation legal framework. For the latest news headlines about B Lab and B Corps, please check out our News page.
Better Business: How the B Corp Movement Is Remaking Capitalism — Christopher Marquis
Benefit Corporation Law and Governance: Pursuing Profit with Purpose — Frederick Alexander
The B Corp Handbook, Second Edition: How You Can Use Business as a Force for Good — Ryan Honeyman & Tiffany Jana
The B Corp Handbook, First Edition — Ryan Honeyman
B Corporation Certification is a company-level certification. B Lab’s brand guidelines and certification terms for companies with related entities helps to ensure that the B Corp intellectual property (IP) preserves its meaning as a designation of a business that meets high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency. In most cases, a Certified B Corporation can also use the Certified B Corp IP on brands, divisions, and affiliated entities or subsidiaries — including those with a different name than the Certified B Corp parent — if those brands have been verified to meet the performance requirement independently. This typically occurs during certification and recertification process.
Recognizing the need for guidance for small businesses, Fairtrade and B Lab have partnered to develop a joint guide supporting these companies in implementing socially and environmentally responsible business practices, even with limited resources.
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