From updates from B Lab to stories in the press, there are our latest news stories. As the B Corp Movement grows around the world, it also sparks more conversations around new ways of doing business across the globe, and we hope to continue to amplify the work of our B Corps and influence public discourse.

B Lab Updates

Preliminary consultation suggests new B Corps standards are ambitious yet attainable

A report released today by B Lab suggests that draft new standards for B Corp certified companies, currently in development, represent an ambitious yet attainable goal for business leaders looking to be a force for good.

The pioneering B Corp movement celebrates a decade of impact in Europe

The growing B Corp movement in Europe is turning 10. To celebrate this milestone, B Lab Europe is gathering the community of over 2,600 B Corps from across Europe for a celebration at Amsterdam's Science Museum NEMO.

Portugal flag with text saying "A new Chapter for the B Corp movement in Portugal"

Search for a Partner to Lead the B Corp movement in Portugal

B Lab Europe announces its search for a partner to lead the B Corp movement in Portugal.

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Angelina Jolie and Chloé team up on capsule collection

Weeks after launching her new collaborative fashion brand Atelier Jolie, the American actor is partnering with Chloé to launch a womenswear collection that highlights the work of the artisans involved in its making, and features lower-impact materials.

‘Golden shares’ to safeguard sustainability at Tony’s Chocolonely

The ethical confectionery company Tony’s Chocolonely has introduced a “golden share” mechanism to prevent shareholders from weakening its sustainability commitments in future.

Why wine businesses increasingly want to follow a B Corp strategy

B Corp brands and businesses are gaining more recognition – and shelf space – as the movement moves into the mainstream. And, while some might question if it’s a passing fad, record numbers of companies are signing up. But what is a B Corp company and what are the steps you have to take to become one? What level of investment is needed both financially and from a resource point of view to switch your business model to B Corp status?

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What does B Corp really mean? Three Scandi brands on why the certification matters

How exactly do you become B Corp? Three Scandinavian brands across the fashion and beauty landscape give us an insight into what it takes, and how it has impacted their businesses since

Wieden+Kennedy Decides to be Good(er)

Wieden + Kennedy decides to be good(er) by becoming the first global network* to get B-Corp certified, a designation that measures a company’s entire social and environmental impact, putting the agency alongside the likes of Patagonia and Ben and Jerry’s. Getting certified requires a company to meet a specific set of standards set up with the goal of transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet.

‘Groundbreaking’ EU stakeholder governance directive risks being watered down, warn campaigners

B Lab Europe leads calls for members of European Parliament to save article 25 of Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, in last-ditch effort to support more sustainable economy as crucial vote looms.


More and more of us are falling back in love with the great outdoors. Evidenced through the rise of gorpcore and the resurgence of activities like hiking, birdwatching and taking long walks, it’s clear that our affinity for open air is only continuing to grow and as a result, our fashion choices need to reflect that.

What is regenerative organic agriculture and why is it important for our future? Davines' commitment in the beauty sector for Earth Month, and beyond

It is already transforming the food and fashion sectors, and now thanks to the commitment of an Italian haircare brand B Corp it is making its way into beauty

Founders Swapfiets and Cortazu switch companies for a day

In honor of B Corp month, this year with the theme 'We Go Beyond' and aimed at creating more awareness, the founders of Swapfiets and outdoor brand Cortazu exchanged knowledge and experiences during a day of collaboration.

The ‘real camaraderie’ of the B Corp journey

Panellists from outerwear brand Finisterre, resale platform Vestiaire Collective and lingerie business Nudea discussed how community can assist the journey to becoming B Corp certified, at the Drapers Sustainable Fashion Conference.

Swiss recycling company Helvetia achieves B Corp certification

Helvetia Environnement, a Swiss company that collects and recycles industrial and household waste, has successfully acquired B Corp certification. The demanding process of achieving this comprehensive certification was facilitated by management consulting firm dss+.

"We have a Plan B": B Corp Awareness Campaign in Switzerland

“Plan B” to Raise Awareness and Break out of the Status Quo

B Lab Switzerland launched its first awareness campaign called "Plan B" at the end of B Corp Month 2023. The initiative was carried out in collaboration with 13 Swiss B Corps and aims to spark a dialogue about essential changes in our economic system, as well as the role that businesses can and must play as catalysts for change.

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