If the idea of B Corps was actually swaying large companies, investors and billionaires around the world to behave differently, then perhaps we wouldn’t need regulations. But in large part, this is not the case and to claim otherwise is wishful thinking.
Corporations should be governed not simply for the best interests of the stockholders, but also for the best interests of the corporation’s employees, consumers, communities and society in general.
Short video about the B Corp Movement - B the Change
It’s a small difference linguistically, but substantively, a serious division exists between the terms ‘responsible corporations’ and ‘corporate responsibility’.
Are we really prepared to follow through, to do what it takes, in order to bring about real transformation, and deliver the full implications of sustainability in business?
The entrepreneur is the engine of change. Government and the nonprofit sector are necessary but insufficient to address society’s greatest challenges. That’s why at B Lab, we work to serve the world’s leading e...