FAQ

About Certified B Corporations
Certified B Corporations (B Corps or B Corporations for short) are leaders of a global movement of people using business as a force for good.B Corps are for...
Mon, 10 Feb, 2020 at 12:41 PM
Can nonprofits become Certified B Corps?
Certified B Corps and Benefit Corporations are neither nonprofits nor hybrid nonprofits. They are for-profit companies that want to consider additional sta...
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 at 2:46 PM
What is the difference between B Corps and Benefit Corps?
Benefit Corporations are a type of corporate legal structure that is available in 35 jurisdictions. Certified B Corporations are companies that are certifie...
Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 at 11:26 AM
Renewing Certification FAQs
When is the best time to submit the B Impact Assessment? The best time to submit the B Impact Assessment is within the 3 months of your recertification date...
Tue, 10 Mar, 2020 at 4:25 PM
Steps to Certification
B Corp Certification is based on three essential pillars:  Verifies social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. A...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 12:01 PM
Pending B Corps (FAQs)
When should I apply for Pending B Corp Status? Businesses should apply for Pending B Corp status when they are at least 1 month in operation or under 12 mo...
Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 11:56 AM
Canadian B Corporation Legal Requirement FAQ
B CORP CERTIFICATION IN CANADA: LEGAL REQUIREMENTS Introduction: B Corps are B Lab Certified businesses that are committed to using profits as a means ...
Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 12:01 PM
Benefit Company in Canada FAQ
BENEFIT COMPANIES HAVE ARRIVED IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? Beginning on June 30, 2020, a corporation formed under British Columbia’s Busines...
Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 12:07 PM
US & Canada Census FAQ
What is the B Lab US & Canada Community Census? The US & Canada B Corp Community Census is an effort to collect valuable information from the B ...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2020 at 5:19 PM