Become a Certified B Corporation®

We are helping Swiss companies to act as stewards of people and Planet

What is a Certified B Corporation®?

Certified B Corps are leaders of a global movement of people using business as a force for good™. They meet the highest standards of overall social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability and aspire to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

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Yvon Chouinard

Founder

“In five or ten years, looking back we will say this was the beginning of a revolution because the existing paradigm no longer works. This is the future.”

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Rob Michalak

Director of Social Mission

“The important things for us: to double our business and at the same time to play a positive role in society.”

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Robert J. Shiller

Nobel Prize, Economy 2013

“The Benefit Corporations are companies that have a dual purpose and will have better economic performance than all other companies.”

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How to become a Certified B Corporation®

While waiting for the legislative process is fulfilled even in Switzerland, a for-profit company can become Certified B Corporation® through the certification process, developed by B Lab.

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Step 1

Meet Performance Requirement

Complete the free Benefit Impact Assessment with a score of at least 80/200. Review the score with B Lab, the certifying body.

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Step 2

Meet Legal Requirement

Amend your governing documents to meet the legal requirement for certification for your country of incorporation and corporate structure.

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Step 3

Make it Official

pay the certification fee and formalize the result by signing the “Declaration of Interdependence” which specifies the rights and duties of Certified B Corps.

Certification Fees

Improve the positive impact of your organization

We can create a customized improvement plan for your organization.

You can have free access to B Lab best practices guides helping you to enhance your local purchasing policy, to conduct a supplier survey, to create an employees engagement program and metrics, to evaluate suppliers and distributors social and environmental practices, and many more.

Keen Bull one-to-one consultancy will help you to improve the B score, the business performances, and your impact model.

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Keen Bull uses Business Innovation Design framework

Business Innovation Design is a multidisciplinary framework that guides companies how to innovate.

Business Innovation Design is created using 24 blocks of methods that comes from a variety of disciplines including design thinking, innovation management, strategic branding, lean startup, strategic foresight, business model design, and business development.

Conceived in a holistic model, BID visualizes a wide vision in understanding the business on how values are created and orchestrated. In essence, BID merges design thinking, business thinking, and futures thinking into a model that drives the methodology of design-led innovation and business growth.

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