B Corps use the power of business to build a better economy

This certification is the only one that measures a company’s entire social and environmental performance. Through Good For Michigan, you can prove where your company excels and commit to your mission for the long term.

Set the Standard for Ethical Business

B Corp Certification is the only certification that measures a company’s entire social and environmental performance with its tool: the B Impact Assessment. The assessment evaluates how your company’s operations and business model impact your workers, community, environment, customers, and governance. From your supply chain and input materials to your charitable giving and employee benefits, B Corp Certification proves your business is meeting the highest standards of verified performance.

Attract People with Passion

144:1 is the world average pay ratio of highest paid to lowest paid employee (source). 6:1 is the average pay ratio of B Corps.

B Corps are 61% more likely to anonymously survey employees on gender identity, race/ethnicity, disability status, and other demographic factors to manage and improve workforce diversity and inclusivity.

Create Accountability

Investment professionals are willing to pay a 10% median premium to acquire a company with a positive record for environmental, social, and governmental issues. (source)

488% increase in news attention to B Corps in 2020 compared to 2019.

Protect Your Legacy

Aggregate awareness of B Corp in the US is: 43% and in Canada: 32%.

B Corps are 2x more likely to provide training and resources to improve the social environmental performance of its suppliers.

Find your community and build relationships

Join a community of business leaders who share your beliefs. Together the B Corp community is addressing our most pressing social and environmental problems. Connect online, meet in person at events, or build client and vendor relationships within a powerful community of practice.

Our online platform, the B Hive, connects over 4,000 B Corps and 25,000 mission aligned professionals.

Good For Michigan is proud to be your B Local

B Locals are place-based communities of people using business as a force for good. B Locals exist to create connections, increase the positive impact of their B Corp community, and raise awareness of the B Economy. Good For Michigan works to train, facilitate, support, and educate businesses in our region to build a stronger People First Economy.

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Learn how B Corp Certification Can Help Your Business

As leaders in the movement for economic systems change, B Corps reap remarkable benefits. They build trust with consumers, communities, and suppliers; attract and retain employees; and draw mission-aligned investors. B Corps are by definition focused on continuous improvement, leading to their long-term resiliency. Get started today, and level up your business and community.