“B Corp” is short for “benefit corporation,” which is a designation earned by companies that are focused on environmental and social change in addition to monetary profits (the triple bottom line).
B Corps are certified by B Lab, a nonprofit organization that believes in unifying companies around the world with their goal of making high ethical standards for business practices the new norm. Think of B Corp certification like Fair Trade certification is to coffee.
B Corps use business as a force for good--they are companies that are dedicated to making a positive environmental and social impact while contributing to the economy. They have undergone a third-party verification of their business practices and meet a minimum standard of qualifications. Read more
“Being a B CORP gives us more to think about as a company & inspires us to reach and stretch. From affordable healthcare, retirement planning, proﬁt sharing, volunteering in the community, working towards zero waste, and donating 10% of proﬁts to charitable causes, we want Brewery Vivant to serve as a beacon in the beer industry, while elevating the business community as a whole.”