Like many of you, since the pandemic began I frequently attend online events, workshops, and webinars. In addition, I also have responsibility for the development and execution of events (which includes marketing and promoting these) as part of my consulting work for two different mission-driven organizations. While it’s taken for granted that these events include
Organizations in B Corp, Benefit Corporation, and the social impact space are hard at work creating their annual Impact Reports now. I’m taking part in my first impact report this year as a board member. It’s a wide-reaching effort that involves many people and requires a lot of time and care. Once done, though, I’ve
Did you know that any business can use the B Impact Assessment as a benchmarking tool to measure your business’s impact in these five important areas: Employees Community Environment Governance Customers Whether you're going for #bcorp certification or not, these measurement tools will expose areas in need of attention to get you where you want
Congratulations on achieving B Corp Certification and joining a global community of kindred spirit organizations that are working hard to make business as a force for good and change in the world. It’s no small feat to make it into this community and now it’s time to ensure that investment of money and time pays
A full-blown book addict, I have never walked by a bookstore or book sale and not stopped in. And I have never left one empty-handed. Ever. The Japanese language has a beautiful word for this: tsundoku. Roughly, this translates to buying more books than you can read. One of the reasons I decided on a
Of all the business functions you’re juggling, marketing is the most important. Why? Because marketing — including all of its components — is the only revenue-producing business function there is. Additionally, marketing should be integrated into everything you do. From operations to budgeting to your phone message to hiring employees and more. The key? Consistency
The Great Resignation is upon us. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics says over four million employees quit their jobs in July 2021 alone, amounting to a 2021 total record-breaking 11 million available jobs. To attract top-quality candidates to your Certified B Corporation™, communicate your values to potential employees. For mission-driven impact firms, employees are
B Corps are companies that have been certified by B Lab, a global organization with a mission to build sustainable practices that harness the power of business to help address society's greatest challenges. According to B Lab’s website, its mission is: To transform the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet.