INTERVIEW: As B Lab leads a "substantial revisit" of the criteria for companies seeking B Corp status, we ask the man who oversees these standards what will change – and if recent criticism of B Corp certifications is justified.
As Australia gears up to host the Social Enterprise World Forum, Bryce Ives of Torrens University – a B Corp with a 'Be Good' ethos – explains why there's no better time for students to join the social enterprise movement.
The B Corp movement risks being “an irrelevance, a sideshow, a palliative hopey-changey end-of-days party”, as destructive capitalism rumbles on. It's time to think bigger: to reclaim democracy, says James Perry.
Data from 1,700 companies using the SDG Action Manager reveals failure to commit to changes that would have most impact on Sustainable Development Goals – with most showing little ambition to improve their efforts.
Impact measurement is not only challenging – it can also be a distraction from what really matters, argues our columnist, who draws on conversations with some of the women critiquing and reimagining this burgeoning industry.
A clearer understanding of the different types of financing labelled 'impact investing' can help us pick apart the factors shaping their actual impact, writes researcher Philipp Golka – and figure out the role each can play during Covid-19.