The recertification process is a chance for B Corps to reassess and measure their impact every three years. It’s an opportunity to signpost your progress in building a more sustainable and equitable world.
Being a ‘good’ B Corp
The best way to recertify is to actively use the B Impact Assessment throughout these years as a framework to inspire and track improvements. B Corps recertify by updating their B Impact Assessment and ensuring all the information is accurate and up to date. This is important as the BIA itself is updated every three years to stay relevant to evolving best practice in social and environmental standards.
To be eligible for recertification, your business will need to be in good standing. To be in good standing means that a B Corp has paid all outstanding annual fees, submitted an updated B Impact Assessment before the recertification date, completed the legal requirement, and responded to all requests for documentation. If you have received requests for any of these items, please get in touch to ensure your certification remains active. As before, the assessment is then submitted, documentation is provided and the score is verified by B Lab.