About B Local PDX
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.
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?
Certified B Corporations® (B Corps) are for-profit companies that use the power of business to build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.
They meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability, and are certified by the nonprofit B Lab. As of 2018, there are more than 2,500 B Corps in 130 industries and 60 countries around the world.