What is a B Corp?
Jay Coen Gilbert, one of the founders of B Lab, explains what a B Corp/B Corporation is. B Lab was founded on July 5, 2006 to provide a framework and community of support for B Corporations.
B Lab provides a process by which companies can become Certified B Corporations through a rigorous certification process.
This video is part of a series looking at the B Corp movement and how it is manifesting itself among the B Corporations of Sonoma County, California.
Ethical And Conscientious Businesses
There is an increasing movement of businesses working to achieve higher standards: how their products affect the world, how they support their workers, how they affect the environment, how they support the communities where they live, etc. At the same time there is a negative “greenwashing” where some companies try to take advantage of the buzzwords of these efforts.
B Corp certification helps provide a transparency and official measurement of these efforts to help consumers more effectively determine which companies truly are doing the good they purport to and to help companies who are sincerely pursuing this path to gauge their efforts and improve.
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