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What is it Wednesday – B Corps

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Many people that I speak with don’t know anything about certified B Corps. So today we’re going to discuss what being a certified B Corp means and why it’s a huge step in making changes that redefine what success is in business. It may not be what you think!

So what is this B thing I speak of? Certified B (benefit) Corps, this is a group of for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Check out this video:

B corporations are important because it allows companies to be a tool for positive change. B corporations differ from traditional C corporations in purpose, accountability, and transparency, but not in taxation. B corporations work for the greater good to benefit the general public, defined as the impact on society and the environment.

Here are some of the most popular brands that are B corporations (among the 1000+), you may recognize several!

This is my favorite quote to sum up what being a B Corp means

I love supporting B Corps, below you will find a few of my favorites and some shopping ideas if you’d like to support companies with the best interests of society and our environment in mind!

Preserve

I just ordered some of these toothbrushes because I love the fact that they are made out of recycled materials. Preserve creates products out of recycled materials like yogurt cups and any clean plastic stamped with a #5.

 

 

ChicoBag

I ordered these super handy and colorful reusable sandwich bags from ChicoBag, they have a velcro closure and the size is adjustable so they are perfect for any snack!

 

 

(re)zip

Here is another snack bag option by (re)zip. These are just like plastic baggies but so much better for the environment since they’re reusable! They have the zip lock top and are waterproof. These storage bags are created with FDA-grade material and are easy to clean.

 

Meliora Cleaning Products

I received this all purpose cleaner in my MightyNest Subscription for the MightyFix! Meliora creates people- and planet-friendly home cleaning and laundry products. If you’d like this product and your first month FREE for MightyFix send leave me a comment and I’ll send you my special link!

 

Beautycounter

Last but not least, Beautycounter. Beautycounter is a certified B Corp (you can read more here), that creates gorgeous effective products without the use of 1,500 potentially harmful ingredients. Beautycounter offers a wide range of products from skincare and makeup to lines specifically formulated for children and babies.

 

If you’d like to learn more visit: https://www.bcorporation.net

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I’d love to hear it: did you know about B Corps before you read this post?? Which B Corps are you most familiar with?

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1 thought on “What is it Wednesday – B Corps

  1. Wow, that is really neat!! Thanks for sharing this information! I had no idea what a BCorp was until now!! I’m also going to have to check out those reusable sandwich bags!! 😍

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