• Gayertree Subramaniam

Ring the bell: Start Broadband

We spoke with Andrew Whelan, co-founder of Start Broadband to learn a little more about the newest addition to the B Corp community!



Please describe in a few lines what your company does.

Business internet and phone systems

What motivated you to pursue B Corp certification?


We want our business to be a force for good and to be held to the highest standards possible.

How do you plan to celebrate your B Corp certification?


After a one-year long process, we celebrated our B Corp certification with a few 4 Pines beers at the office

Can you share some of the initiatives or impact areas you do really well in, that qualify you as a B Corp?


Our Life Changing Connections Program provides a home internet connection for families experiencing disadvantage. This one simple connection opens up a whole new world of opportunity including access to education, job search and essential online services.

Do you have any tips for aspiring B Corps about the certification process?


Enjoy the journey. You will learn a lot about your business and how to make it better.

B Lab respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, the traditional custodians of the land on which we work, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

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