B Local PDX is a group of Certified B Corporations from Oregon & Southwest Washington working to foster and deepen connections among organizations in our region who share our purpose and passion for using business as a force for good.
B Local PDX is one of several B Local Communities - organizations set up to serve local regions of Certified B Corporations, guided by the work of the nonprofit B Lab.
We’re a community that helps business people act on their purpose to achieve socio-economic and environmental impact through meaningful relationships. We work to provide certification support for aspiring and existing B Corps, connections for growth opportunities, and collaboration around social & environmental impact.
What is a Certified B Corporation?
B Corporations are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.
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Join us for BLD PNW 2018
B Corp Leadership Development Pacific Northwest Conference
Note: this conference is open to Certified B Corps only
The B Corp Leadership Development Pacific Northwest (BLD PNW) Conference is a one-day event organized by B Corps, for B Corps. By inspiring and connecting B Corps and their teams, we build a stronger movement to use business as a force for good. Our theme for the day is Values to Action, and our mission for the day is to connect to the values that drove us to certify as socially responsible businesses, and then challenge and train ourselves to do MORE in service of our commitment to corporate social responsibility.
B Corp Community Reception
This event is open to all B Corp, social enterprise & sustainable business enthusiasts! Join us to for fun and networking, to learn more about B Corp Certification, and to meet other colleagues in the PNW B Corp community. You'll be in good company, sharing the evening with employees from more than 60 different B Corps from Oregon and Washington.
This reception is the culmination of the BLD PNW Conference and will be held immediately following at Revolution Hall. Tickets are $20 and include a hosted bar, as well as heavy hors d'oeuvres from our reception sponsors.
Join The Movement
B Corps are certified through a rigorous process called the B Impact Assessment by the nonprofit B Lab. Completing the assessment and becoming a Certified B Corp is no easy feat, and it can take a lot of time and energy. Becoming certified is a powerful tool to hold your business to high standards of social responsibility, environmental stewardship, and transparency.
B Local PDX has tools and resources available to our community help your business complete the assessment process.
If you and your business have the same purpose and passion, we invite you to join us! Whether you're a business or individual, LLC or freelancer, Certified B Corp, aspiring B Corp or an enthusiast, we want you to join us.
Join us as we build a community focused on making positive change through business. We put our heads together at regular lunches, happy hours, and conferences. Learn more about how you can get involved with the B Local PDX community.
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