B Corp

The ROI of Purpose

In a mid-September blog post, we outlined the reasons we should all care about Sustainability. We highlighted the risks of climate change and global perceptions of those risks, consumer perceptions about the role of business in improving the environment, consumer willingness to support sustainable brands, and the higher financial performance of sustainable brands. In this …

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Build a Better Business – Environment

The Environment is the fourth component of building a better business. While we have this as the fourth component, it is arguably the most important. Other components are exceedingly difficult to pursue without a healthy Environment supporting them. The Environment is more than just the wilderness or the forest. The Environment is all of our …

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Build a Better Business – Governance

The first dimension in the B Corp framework is Governance. Most businesses have some sort of governance mechanism and in that sense the underlying concept isn’t new. What is new: with an increased focus on sustainability governance becomes an important mechanism for ensuring that your values and mission are tightly integrated into everything your business does. Governance provides …

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