More Sustainable Business Models: What Are B Corporations?

Creative young business people at a B Corporation

There is a growing trend among businesses seeking to underscore their support of sustainable practices to become B corporations, a designation that emphasizes a balance of profit and purpose. Certified B corporations are required to include their employees, customers, suppliers, community and the environment in their actions. The certification is not easy to achieve, but consumers are encouraging companies to think about their larger impact, not just their earnings.


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