We’re in the business of helping businesses maximize impact. We became a B Corp both to be recognized for the work we’re already doing and to continually hold ourselves to a higher standard.
Business has the power to change the world. Too often entrepreneurs get bogged down in the day to day of running their business and fighting fires that they forget why they started the business and what impact they’re committed to making in the world.
TedSarvata.com is working to inspire entrepreneurs and business leaders (not just those we work with directly, but all business leaders) to organize their lives and businesses to achieve maximum impact.
B Corporation FAQs
Q: What is a Certified B Corporation?
A: Certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business
to solve social and environmental problems. B Corp certification is to sustainable business
what Fair Trade certification is to coffee or USDA Organic certification is to milk.
Q: Why do B Corps matter?
A: Certified B Corporations are leading a global movement to redefine success in business.
By voluntarily meeting higher standards of transparency, accountability, and performance,
Certified B Corps are distinguishing themselves in a cluttered marketplace by offering a
positive vision of a better way to do business.
Q: How does a company become certified?
A: B Corps are certified by the nonprofit B Lab. To become certified, a company must:
1) Meet the Performance Requirement: Complete the B Impact Assessment and earn a
reviewed minimum score of 80 out of 200 points.
2) Meet the Legal Requirement: Adopt the B Corporation Legal Framework to bake the
mission of the company into its legal DNA. This allows the company’s values to thrive
under new management, new investors, and new ownership.
3) Make it Official: Sign a Term sheet and Declaration of Interpendence to make the
Q: Who are the B Corporations?
A: The B Corp community is made up of over 700 companies in 27 countries from 60
industries with 1 unifying goal: to redefine success in business. To meet the Certified B
Corps, visit our directory: http://www.bcorporation.net/community/find-a-b-corp
Q: Why do companies certify?
A: B Corps want to be a part of something bigger than themselves, but for many, becoming
a B Corp also has to make business sense. B Corp certification helps companies
differentiate from pretenders, generate press, benchmark performance, save money and
access services, attract investors, partner with peers, and attract and engage talent.
Learn more at http://www.bcorporation.net.