Become a Certified B Corporation
B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.
Are you ready to officially join the movement of companies using business as a force for good?
Do you want to be part of a community of businesses and professionals who recognize the powerful positive impact that their companies can have on the world?
Are you ready to join our group of companies working together to redefine success in business, taking a triple bottom line approach and caring for people, planet, and profit?
If this all sounds great, read on to begin your B Corp Certification journey.
Join our Aspiring B Corps List
Fill out this form to join our list of local companies who are on the path to B Corp Certification.
Our B Local PDX community has a built-in recruiting and support system for companies that want to join our movement. We offer regular events and workshops specifically geared toward aspiring B Corps.
Even if you're just toying with the idea, or are almost done with the assessment, we want to hear from you!
Where Else Should You Start?
Check out B Lab's Information
B Lab is the third-party certifying body for B Corporations. Not sure if certifying is right for your business? Head over to the B Lab website and read more about B Corps. You can find out things like Why B Corps Matter and how Becoming B Corp Makes Business Sense.
Take the B Impact Assessment
B Lab provides a free, online, confidential tool called the B Impact Assessment to help you learn best practices and measure positive impact on workers, communities, and the environment. With benchmarking against over 30,000 businesses around the world on over 300 indicators, companies can see how they stack up against top performers like Certified B Corporations. Taking the assessment is the first step toward become Certified. We invite you to start to Measure What Matters now by starting the assessment:
Join the B Local PDX Community
At B Local PDX, we offer events and community building to both Certified B Corp businesses and those who are working on the assessment. We also offer a variety of resources and tools to aspiring B Corps to assist you in the assessment and certification process.