B corporation does not really fulfill all of the criteria set by the EU on social enterprise, nevertheless, it provides viable and substantial solutions to for-profit businesses that want are looking for sustainable ways to increase their social and environmental impact.
Author and B Corp owner Ryan Honeyman worked closely with over 100 B Corp CEOs and senior executives to share their tips, advice, and best practice ideas for how to build a better business, and how to meet the rigorous standards for–and enjoy the benefits of–B Corp certification.
This book makes the business case for improving your social and environmental performance, and offers a step-by-step “quick start guide” on how your company can join an innovative and rapidly expanding community of businesses that want to make money and make a difference.
Join a Growing Movement: Learn how you can join a global movement to redefine success in business, led by well-known icons like Patagonia and Ben & Jerry’s, disruptive upstarts like Warby Parker and Etsy, and recently covered by The New York Times, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Inc., and Entrepreneur.
Build a Better Business: Drawing on best practices from 100+ B Corps, this book shows that using business as a force for good can help distinguish your company in a crowded market, attract and retain the best employees, and increase customer trust, loyalty, and evangelism for your brand.
More than 1,000 companies from 80 industries and 35 countries are leading a global movement to redefine success in business. They’re called B Corporations–B Corps for short–and these businesses create high quality jobs, help build stronger communities, and restore the environment, all while generating solid financial returns.