B Corp Month 2023
Every March, B Lab and the global B Corp Community join together to celebrate what it means to be a B Corp.
How can you get involved?
Whether you're a business leader, B Corp employee, or an individual interested in better business, there are plenty of ways you can get involved in B Corp Month. Keep scrolling to find out more.
We Go Beyond
This B Corp Month, B Corps are showing the world how they go beyond expectations.
Because beyond a mark, B Corp is a movement of businesses making a mark on the world.
Why have B Corps chosen to pursue a more impactful path? How are they pursuing this path? These are some of the questions B Lab and B Corps will be exploring throughout March as we come together to celebrate, educate and raise awareness about the impact of going beyond business as usual.
Read our blog to find out what B Lab UK is doing to celebrate B Corp Month.
Are you a business interested in B Corp Certification?
B Corps are businesses that Go Beyond by meeting high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability.
This B Corp Month, we’ve launched Behind the B: an introduction to the B Corp movement. This short course will give you an overview of the B Corp certification process, the B Impact Assessment, and the benefits of becoming a B Corp. Enrol here.
Already work for a B Corp?
In the UK, there are over 55,000 people employed by a B Corp and no matter what your job role is, you can get involved in B Corp Month.
1. Download the B Corp Month 2023 toolkit to activate the campaign
2. Sign up for the We Go Beyond masterclasses hosted by B Corp working groups via the B Hive events calendar
3. Challenge your team to complete the Behind the B: An Introduction to the B Corp movement training. Get started
The big B is travelling across the UK
Normally the centrepiece of B Lab UK’s HQ in London, the iconic “Big B” has gone on tour to build understanding in all corners of the UK about the need to transform our economy for the better. Find out where it's heading next below.
Cornwall: 7-8th March
B Corp Lovat Parks took the B to the beach to kick-start the conversation about sustainable tourism.
Bristol: 16th March
The big B will be attending PurposeFest in Bristol — a transformative and energetic gathering of purpose-driven, visionary leaders passionate about changing the world
Northampton: 17th March
B Corp Warners Distillery will be taking the big B on a tour of its farm where it creates gin and rum. The intention is to raise awareness of nature positive actions businesses can adopt in response to the global goal of nature positive by 2030 and working in harmony with nature by 2050.
Manchester: 21st March
Architecture B Corp Bennetts Associates will be taking the B to Mayfield Park, Manchester whilst bringing together B Leaders, B Keepers and Manchester-based B Corps to start a discussion about "Going Beyond" in Manchester.
Aberdeen: 23-24th March
The big B and Aberdeen-based B Corps will be gathering at Marischal College to celebrate B Corp Month and discuss "Going Beyond" in the region.
Edinburgh: 26-27th March
Scotland-based B Corps One Stone Advisors and Green Element are taking the big B to Forth Bridge in South Queensferry where other local B Corps will be joining them to discuss being the 'bridge' to better corporate sustainability strategies.
Hampshire: 28-29th March
The Hampshire B Local is hosting a one-day festival focused on business purpose at Naval Dockyard, Portsmouth. During the festival, the B will attend a B Corp workshop and listen to B Corps share stories about how they Go Geyond.
B Corp Month in the headlines...
B Corp brands: 25 to have on your radar to help you shop more sustainably
To celebrate B Corp Month, Marie Claire has rounded up its go-to B Corp brands that are "truly doing their bit to build a better tomorrow."
A year of action: going beyond business as usual
Throughout B Corp Month, Ethos Magazine is spotlighting the growing community of B Corps that are going beyond business as usual.
What is a B Corp and how do I become one?
Simply Business covers what a B Corp is and what B Corp Month means.
B Corp is designed to challenge
Waitrose celebrates B Corp Month by shining a light on the growing community of B Corps that it stocks in store.
Manchester on the Map as 2023 Hotspot for B Corp Certification
"Manchester is now one of the fastest-growing cities for sustainable business in the UK, with 29 Certified B Corporations in the city and the figure expected to double by the end of the year."