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.
Doughnut Economics calls for an economy that is regenerative and distributive by design – and to get there, individual businesses must go much deeper than product innovation. Why "deep design" matters, and seven ways to get there.
Impact law isn't just about working for charities or social enterprises; nor is it confined to the USA or UK. Insights from a panel of experts on common misconceptions – plus the opportunities – in this fast-growing field.
Patagonia founder's radical decision to hand over ownership – making planet Earth its “only shareholder” – draws widespread acclaim from responsible business campaigners and social enterprise advocates.
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.
Certifying as a B Corp isn't easy, even for the most experienced ethical businesses. But should the bar be higher? The latest in our Awkward Questions series puts forward some important challenges. Plus, an overlooked solution to messy metrics.
The B Corp idea disrupted entrenched narratives in business. But certification of companies like Nespresso shows that it must now evolve to embrace newer, bolder ideas in business – or risk being adapted to the needs of the “old economy”.