State of the B 2019
Business as a force for good in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand
We are thrilled to share our first annual impact report to show the collective impact of B Corps.
The aim of this report is to inspire — a chance to share B Lab’s vision and reveal how B Corps are outperforming other businesses when it comes to making positive impact across their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment.
The State of the B 2019 includes:
An invitation to co-create an inclusive and regenerative economy
Quick overview of the critical challenges for ANZ and B Lab’s contribution to addressing them in this region and beyond
The impact of B Lab’s work through the B Impact Assessment and Certified B Corporations
Stories of impact from 10 B Corps in their own words
Practical ways you can partner with B Lab
Featured case studies in this report
“Certification has helped tell the story of our positive impact in a way that is easily recognisable while differentiating our company and advancing the move towards a more inclusive and sustainable economy”
Chief Customer Officer
State of the B - at a glance
All businesses can aspire to be Certified B Corps.
Businesses of all sizes, industries and sectors are joining the Certified B Corporation community of credible leaders - from high-growth start-ups like Maths Pathway to established corporations like Intrepid Group.
ANZ is the fastest growing region per capita for B Corps in the world (over 270).
B Corps are high performing organisations
2 X more likely to offset their greenhouse gas emissions^ (27%)
2 X more likely to donate revenue to charity^ (77%)
91% manage gender pay equity
^Compared organisations who’re working to improve their impact by completing BIA, who’re generally more conscious than the average company.
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*B Lab Australia and New Zealand is a registered charity and not-for-profit, however we do not have Deductible Gift Recipient status
Download the full State of the B report for case studies, impact data, and our vision for an economy that builds community and regenerates the environment
State of the B Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand 2019 was powered by Deloitte NZ. B Lab Australia and New Zealand is greatly appreciative of Deloitte NZ’s contribution.