Category: Blogs

Impact: The new measure of success

January 29, 2018 by in category B Corps, B Lab East Africa, Blogs, companies, Founders tagged as , , ,

January 2nd marked one year since we started setting up B Lab East Africa, the first African regional hub to support the B Corp movement in Africa. B Lab East Africa was set up with funding from DFID to support East African enterprises using business as a force for good. This involves certifying high impact […]

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Greyfos Consulting on why they are crazy about Sustainability

January 18, 2018 by in category B Corps, Blogs, Founders, Uncategorized tagged as ,

“We want to leave better children for the planet not only a better planet for the children, because we know our environment suffers mostly under the growing demands of human consumption and misuse. We need to give kids time to connect with nature and love the Earth before we ask them to save it.” Ambuya John, […]

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Join the Founding African B Corps Class!

November 13, 2017 by in category B Corps, B Lab, Blogs, companies, Founders, News tagged as , , ,

  B Lab East Africa is now working on launching the B Corp African class in September 2018 and we are offering a 50% discount on current annual fees for till that period. 2017 has so far been a great year for certified B Corps and 2018 is set to be even better. If you are for-profit enterprise […]

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Your Business Should be a Force for Good: An Open Letter to Business Leaders from B Lab Founders

November 6, 2017 by in category B Lab, Blogs, Founders

By Andrew Kassoy, Bart Houlahan, and Jay Coen Gilbert, Founders of B Lab B Lab has spent the past ten years serving a community of credible leaders who are using business as a force for good. We want to live into the values expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and our B Corp values, […]

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Celebrating 10 Years of Impact at SOCAP 2017

October 31, 2017 by in category Blogs, companies

In October, thousands gathered in San Francisco for Social Capital Markets (or SOCAP for short) 2017 Forum, an annual impact investing conference that brings together social entrepreneurs and impact investors. The conference, which marked its 10th anniversary this year, started in 2007 to gather impact investors who are navigating new waters in putting capital into positive-impact entrepreneurs. Ten […]

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