Why Become a B Corp?

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Why Become a B Corp?

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Certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Unlike traditional businesses, B Corps meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards, higher legal accountability standards and build constituency for good business. CSRHUB Co-Founder, Bahar Gidwani, explains why CSRHUB decided to become a B Corp and how it benefited from the process. 

Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 4:30pm

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Our firm, CSRHUB, recently decided to become a B Corporation.  We filled out a survey, went through several rounds of review, and thought deeply about some of the issues the process exposed.  We always believed we were a positive and progressive company.  We were pleased that our values fit well with those set out by this widely-respected and well-tested standard.

B Corps use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.  Unlike traditional corporations, B Corps agree to meet social and environmental performance standards, disclose their performance so that it is transparent, and include consideration of all stakeholder interests in their legal structure.

Now that we have been through the B Corp process, I wanted to offer anyone who is thinking about it, three reasons for becoming a B Corp:

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Keywords: B Corporation | CSR | CSRHUB | Corporate Responsibility | Corporate Social Responsibility | ESG | Sustainability | Triple Bottom Line | responsible business

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