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
Recertification Frequently Asked Questions
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...
Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 at 11:20 AM
Steps to Certification
B Corp Certification is based on three essential pillars:  Verifies social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. A...
Tue, 23 Feb, 2021 at 11:36 AM
Pending B Corp Eligibility (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...
Wed, 18 May, 2022 at 12:22 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
U.S. & Canada Directory & Marketplace Update FAQ
What is the Directory & Marketplace Update?   In an effort to stay up-to-date with members of the B Corp community, we ask each B Corp to update their...
Tue, 10 May, 2022 at 7:26 PM
Internships
We appreciate your interest in B Lab! Thank you for your interest in joining our team and in contributing to the B Corp movement! At this time B Lab is ...
Tue, 23 Feb, 2021 at 6:26 PM