B Lab - Using Business as a Force for Good

B Lab is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that serves a global movement of entrepreneurs using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab serves these entrepreneurs through three interrelated initiatives that provide them the legal infrastructure and help them attract the customers, talent, and capital to scale.

Knowledge Base

  1. B Analytics 

    1. What is B Analytics?
    2. B Analytics Feature Release Notes
    3. My Dashboard
    4. View my companies' assessments in B Analytics
    5. B Impact Report
  2. B Corp Overview 

    1. About B Corps
    2. B Corp Certification Steps
    3. Can nonprofits become Certified B Corps?
  3. B Corp Business Case 

    1. How B Corps Attract & Engage Quality Talent
    2. Join a Community and Collaborate
    3. Benchmark and Improve Performance
    4. Attract Press, Customers and Investors
    5. Protect Mission
  4. B Corp Certification Requirements 

    1. B Corp Performance Requirement
    2. What is the legal requirement for my company and why do I need to meet it?
    3. How do I upload my legal documents?
    4. B Corp Public Transparency Requirement (Term Sheet, Fees)
    5. What is my B Corp public profile and where does the content go?
  5. B Corp Special Cases for Certification 

    1. For Startups (Pending Certification Status)
    2. For Public Companies
    3. For Subsidiares or Franchise
  6. B Impact Assessment Overview 

    1. About the B Impact Assessment (BIA)
    2. Assessment Review
    3. Submitting the Assessment & Supporting Documentation
    4. Disclosure Questionnaire
    5. How do I finish and submit my assessment for review?
  7. B Impact Assessment Structure 

    1. Choosing your Assessment Track: Size, Sector & Location
    2. Impact Areas: Governance, Workers, Community, Environment and Customers
    3. Doubting your answer? Bookmark a question to revisit it later
    4. Scoring & Weight
    5. Score Reports and Improvement Tools
  8. Benefit Corporation 

    1. What are Benefit Corporations?
    2. What is the significance of Benefit Corps?
    3. Does my state have Benefit Corporation legislation?
    4. What is the difference between B Corps and Benefit Corps?
    5. What are some examples of Benefit Corporations?
  9. B Lab 

    1. About B Lab
    2. Board of Directors
    3. Standards Advisory Council
    4. Measure What Matters
    5. GIIRS Rating
  10. Resources for Certified B Corps  

    1. What is the B Hive and how do I log into it?
    2. Resource Portal
    3. How do I access and submit B Corp discounts?
    4. Steps to Recertification
    5. On-site Reviews
  11. B Corp Inclusion Challenge 

    1. What is the B Corp Inclusion Challenge?
    2. Where can I find more information, like the Inclusion Challenge Metric Set?
    3. How do I sign up to take the B Corp Inclusion Challenge?
    4. Best Practice Guide: The Basics of Workplace Diversity & Inclusion
    5. Best Practice Guide: Growing a Diverse Workforce
  12. Tech Support  

    1. Tech Support: Saving
    2. Tech Support: Security
    3. How do I see my score or access the B Impact Report?
    4. Tech Support: PDF Downloads
    5. Tech Support: Can I add more team members to my account to help?
  13. Updating your Assessment 

    1. Why do I need to update my assessment?
    2. How do I transfer my account to the new technology platform?
    3. What if I haven’t received my confirmation code email?
    4. Will my assessment answers transfer?
  14. Best Practice Guides 

    1. Creating an Employee Handbook
    2. Creating a Supplier Code of Conduct
    3. Implementing an Environmental Management System
    4. Whistleblowing Policies
    5. Creating Company Policies
  15. All articles 

    1. For Startups (Pending Certification Status)
    2. About the B Impact Assessment (BIA)
    3. B Corp Performance Requirement
    4. What is the B Hive and how do I log into it?
    5. Tech Support: Saving
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