B CORP CERTIFIED: A Green Revolution for Businesses

B CORP CERTIFIED: A Green Revolution for Businesses

In a world where corporate responsibility is gaining momentum, the B Corp Certification stands as a beacon of commitment to social and environmental values. Being B Corp Certified isn't just a badge; it's a testament to our dedication to balancing profit with purpose. We believe businesses can be a force for good. 

The What and Why of B Corp Certification 

At its core, B Corp Certification is about meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. To achieve this certification, businesses undergo a thorough assessment by B Lab, a non-profit organization that evaluates a company's impact on its workers, customers, community, and the environment. 

But why would a company willingly subject itself to such scrutiny? The answer lies in the desire to be a force for good. B Corp Certification signals to consumers that a company is driven by more than just the bottom line—it's committed to making a positive impact on the world. 

The Path to Certification 

The road to B Corp Certification is not for the faint of heart. Companies must meet a minimum score on the B Impact Assessment, a comprehensive evaluation tool covering areas such as governance, workers, community, and the environment. The process involves meticulous documentation and a commitment to continuous improvement. It's a journey that requires continuous dedication. 

The Power of Unity: B Corps Banding Together 

One of the most remarkable aspects of B Corp Certification is the sense of community it fosters among certified companies. These businesses don't just exist in isolation—they collaborate, share insights, and collectively strive for a greater impact. The environmental benefits of this collaboration are particularly noteworthy. 

Over 6,300 Certified B Corporations in over 80 countries, across 150 industries inspiring tens of thousands of other companies to follow their lead by measuring their impact, changing their corporate structure, and building better businesses.

When B Corp companies band together, their collective efforts can result in meaningful change. Take, for instance, the "B Corp Climate Collective," a group of B Corp companies committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2030. Through collaborative initiatives, like shared sustainable supply chains and carbon offset programs, these companies magnify their environmental impact. 

Real-world Environmental Impact 

The impact of B Corp Certification extends beyond mere rhetoric, with tangible examples of positive change:

  • In 2020, B Corps: Protected 200,000 hectares of land, Offset 16 million tons of carbon, saved 225 million liters of water, Diverted 207 thousand metric tons of waste.
  • B Corps outperform ordinary businesses by 15% on natural-resources conservation.
  • B Corps are 87% more likely to monitor, record, and set scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets compared with ordinary businesses.
  • B Corps are 70% more likely to reduce the volume or toxicity of waste generated through material selection, production process, or product design than ordinary businesses.
  • 98% of B Corps in manufacturing have incorporated energy-efficiency measures within their facilities.
  • B Corps are 2.8x more likely to use 100% low-impact renewable energy 9% of B Corps in developed markets have offset 100% of their GHG emissions. 

B Corp Certification transcends the conventional boundaries of corporate responsibility. It's a commitment to a higher standard, a promise to contribute positively to the world. As B Corp companies band together, their collective impact becomes a catalyst for environmental change. It's not just a certification; it's a movement towards a more sustainable and responsible future—one business at a time.