What is B Movement Builders?
B Movement Builders is a program for multinational, public companies to come together to lead systems change alongside and in support of the B Corp community, building a new narrative about the purpose of business.?
Who are the B Movement Builders??
B Movement Builders are a coalition of leading, large companies who are scaling and accelerating global systems change to support long term value creation for all stakeholders.?
All B Movement Builders are publicly traded companies with at least $1 billion in revenue. They are committed to the principles of the B Movement and take individual and collective actions that bring those principles to life.?
B Movement Builders aspire to increase their impact by learning from and collaborating with the global community of Certified B Corporations.?
Together, B Movement Builders leverage their size and influence to move business farther and faster toward creating shared and enduring prosperity for all while driving their individual growth, culture and impact.?
B Movement Builders are committed to the principles of the B Movement:
- Authentic Credibility
Credible, concrete and inclusive actions backed by comprehensive, transparent assessment.
- Scalable Collaboration
Interdependent communities that create collective impact through peer-learning and partnerships.
- Impactful Transformation
Authentic leaders dedicated to audacious goals that transform business to create shared value for all stakeholders.
Benefits to Companies
- Build Trust, Credibility & Brand Value
With employees, customers and other stakeholders.
- Attract Press
Through program launch, progress on commitments and goals, collective actions.
- Increase Employee Engagement
By providing opportunities to build their skills and network through engagement in the B?Corp movement.
- Combat Shortermism
By aligning your investors to build long term value.
With peers and B Corps to make progress toward the SDGs, scale innovations and share best practices.
- Build a Global Movement
Help accelerate and be identified with a powerful paradigm shift.
B Movement Builders Take Action
Individual Company Actions
- CEO Signs B Corp Declaration of Interdependence.
- Make a credible commitment to the B Movement.
- Use B Impact Assessment to measure and manage social and environmental impact.
- Produce and publicly share a materiality assessment.
- Produce an annual impact report
- Set goals and show progress toward achieving three or more Sustainable Development Goals. ?
- Publicly commit to the B Movement?principles.
- Collaborate with other companies and stakeholders in working toward the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Engage with key shareholders and policymakers to move from shareholder-centric capitalism to stakeholder-driven governance models.
The B Movement Builders program is designed for companies who are genuinely committed to the principles of the B Movement.?
Before joining B Movement Builders, companies must undergo a Risk Review to determine if they are involved in activities that are against the values of the B Movement, in which case they are ineligible.?
The B Movement Builders program is not the same as B Corp Certification. Therefore, companies participating in B Movement Builders will not necessarily meet the same social and environmental performance standards as Certified B Corporations. However, as part of their participation and ongoing eligibility in the program, B Movement Builders need to make meaningful progress on key goals related to their social and environmental performance as overseen by B Lab’s independent Standards Advisory Council.