All B Corps strive to be best for the world. They set the bar for businesses seeking to have a positive social and environmental impact, scoring 25% higher than nearly 2,000 other sustainable businesses on the B Impact Assessment. By scoring in the top 10% of all B Corps, the Best for the World companies are truly the best of the best.Download a PDF of the Annual Report » Best for the World Lists » New Leaf Paper: Best for the Environment » Virginia Community Capital: Best for the Community » Namaste Solar: Best for Workers »
We call these B Corps the rockstars of the new economy because they inspire us, and we think they will inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs to be like them. They are high growth and high impact, proving that it’s possible to be the best in the world and also best for the world.
These chart-topping B Corporations are new to the community but are showing the business world how it’s done, with big profits and big impacts.
B Corps create higher quality jobs and improve quality of life in communities both today and for future generations. See how other sustainable businesses and ordinary businesses stack up in the most comprehensive assessment of overall corporate impact.
The 500+ community of Certified B Corporations is leading the way in overall corporate impact, passing legislation, receiving media recognition, raising capital and reaching over 17 million consumers through a community brand campaign.
Thousands of visionary business leaders are building the foundation for the kind of systemic change that can create a new economy with millions of new high quality jobs and improve the quality of life in communities across our country.
Patagonia is an icon in values-led business and sustainability, and its certification in 2011 elevates the community of B Corps in terms of size and credibility.
- 1. Doing Good Business Better
- 2. A Darn Useful Marketing Tool
- 3. Bolstering the Bottom Line
- 4. Raising Money
- 5. Building Momentum
Certifying as a B Corporation takes both motivation and persistence. And the path to getting there seems different for every company we meet.