Operating a business as a force for good—by considering all stakeholders—provides opportunities to create value beyond profit, but it also presents unique challenges. After navigating these challenges and using them to strengthen their businesses, leaders of Certified B Corporations have valuable lessons to share with others at purpose-driven companies.

Among those B Corps are several named 2019 Best For The World, and we’re highlighting their real-world examples in our B the Change Weekly Friday newsletter, and on our B Corporation Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram channels.

Here’s a look at all the good stuff we shared last week:

Keeping It Real: On-the-Job Lessons in Pricing as a Sustainable Leader: Best For The World Honoree Creates Candle Subscription Community and Builds Its Business for the Long-Term

Triple Bottomed Out: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Company Again

Is Profit or Purpose the Key to a Successful Social Enterprise? Seasoned Social Entrepreneur and CEO Paul Hargreaves Shares His Thoughts on Making a Career out of the Greater Good

How Becoming a B Corp Makes Your Company Even Better: Best For The World: Changemaker Honoree Lotus Foods Shares Lessons of Using Business As a Force for Good

Best For The World Simply Straws’ Cyndi and Chanelle Sladics Take Up the Fight Against Plastic Waste — And Other Businesses Can Too

10 Ways That B Corps Show How Business Can Create Value for All Stakeholders: Best For The World Honorees Forge a Path for Business Roundtable to Follow

How 3 B Corps Are Addressing the Climate Crisis: Best For The World Honorees Work Toward Net-Positive Environmental Impact

Learning from the Challenges: Best For The World Honoree Lessons: B the Change Weekly

B the Change Week in Review was originally published in B the Change on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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