The Complete Guide to B Corp Certification for Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises


Becoming a B Corp is not just about achieving a certification or seal of approval; it’s about joining a community of other businesses dedicated to the same vision and goal. B Corps are committed to improving their practices and increasing their impact. The path to certification illuminates areas of positive impact and surfaces aspects where more work is needed. This guide can serve as a roadmap to the certification process, but the exact steps will be unique to your business.  

This guide will lead you through the following steps of certification:

  • Articulate the business case;

  • Engage your leadership and board;

  • Complete the B Impact Assessment;

  • Complete the legal requirement;

  • Verification.


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