Find out what you need to do to get your company certified as a B Corp.
It's never too early to start the B Impact Assessment.
Get your team on board - many hands make light work!
The process to become a B Corp will take at least 12 months, so plan ahead.
GET 8O+ POINTS ON THE B IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Complete the BIA and spend time improving your business operations to reach 80 points or more.
MEET THE LEGAL REQUIREMENT
Commit to stakeholder governance in your constitution and protect your company's mission.
MAKE YOUR SCORE PUBLIC
Once you've certified, show off your Impact Score on our B Corp Directory.
Committing to the journey ahead
With more companies looking for ways to improve their social and environmental impact, we're experiencing record demand for certification. You can expect wait times after you submit your assessment
Learn more in the Submit & Verify section.
The following timeline is based on a typical company's journey, but it may vary based on the size and complexity of your business, your team's involvement, your current operational score, and demands on our certification team. Many organisations take more than one year to certify, so keep this in mind while planning your timeline.
Before you certify
Get your whole team involved
Input from leadership teams and functional experts like HR, Finance, Operations, and Legal will make the process easier, so get their support early.
Collect documents and improve score
Expected time: 1+ month
Collect any missing answers from your team and complete the BIA to get your baseline score.
A handy tip: Try creating an Asana project and group questions to assign to team members!
Reach 80+ and submit
Once you've reached 80+ points, submit your assessment to be reviewed to certify as a B Corp. Don't forget to celebrate your hard work!
Expected time: 9+ months
Pay a submission fee to join the queue for our global standards team to review and verify your assessment. Use this time for improving your impact and collecting any additional documentation.
After you certify
Publish your impact report
Update your B Corp profile and publish your Impact Report on our B Corp Directory.
Join the B Corp Community
Celebrate your certification and share this with your employees and stakeholders!
Recertify every 3 years to maintain your certification. Ten percent of B Corps are randomly selected for an in-depth Site Review each year.
Annual certification fees
Certification fees are based on a company's annual revenue. The table below displays fees in Australian Dollars.
Up to $75M
Up to $100M
Up to $175M
Up to $250M
Up to $500M
Up to $750M
Up to $1B
Up to $150k
Up to $500k
Up to $700k
Up to $1M
Up to $1.5M
Up to $2M
Up to $3M
Up to $5M
Up to $7.5M
Up to $10M
Up to $15M
Up to $20M
Up to $30M
Up to $50M
The above pricing is effective 1 July 2021.
A submission fee of $250 AUD applies to companies who submit their B Impact Assessment. Learn more here.