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.

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Measuring ESG: why Environmental & Social are weak without Governance

Introducing mandatory environmental and social indicators in the new EU Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR) risks ending up being ineffective without a clear definition of good governance practice.

How to be a B Corp ethical company in Ireland

There is a new badge of honour for sustainable businesses, and Irish SMEs are rushing to get accredited.

Lifestyle industry executives share how to go from ”sustainable” to a B Corp Certification

In an industry full of certifications, brands in the Nordics put more and more attention to B Corp. We ask leading Nordic brands how they obtained it.

‘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?

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.

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