Unexpected events like the pandemic bring sudden business implications. They also can serve as a spark for innovation and long-term beneficial change. As Certified B Corporations navigate their shifting markets, they can turn to their stakeholder framework that incorporates purpose as well as profit as a source of resilience.

This week B The Change highlights stakeholder-minded practices that provide resiliency for businesses of all sizes, including lessons from B Corp leaders who weathered the 2008 recession. Read more 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:

5 Lessons on Business Resilience and Stakeholder Engagement From the Great Recession: B Corp Leaders Who Made It Through the Recession Share How a Stakeholder Framework Helps Them Weather Economic Challenges

Helping Workers Thrive in the Transition to Greener Economies: Denmark and Canada Provide Varying Examples of Market Shift Toward Clean Energy

5 Ways AeroFarms Puts People, Planet and Purpose First in Uncertain Times: B Corp Strives to Be a Force for Good in Agriculture Industry

How This B Corp Fund Manager Uses the B Impact Assessment to Evaluate Its Investments: Bridges Fund Management Demonstrates the Value of Multi-Stakeholder Approach and Builds the B Corp Community

5 Elements Of Purpose Done ‘Right’: Why a Guiding Statement Holds Special Value Right Now

Travel Can Only Rebound Stronger If It Rebuilds More Responsibly: B Corp Intrepid Travel Shares 4 Ways to Rebuild the Tourism Industry for a More Sustainable Future

A Call to Action for Small Business: From Short-Term Solutions to Structural Changes: Advocating for an Expanded CARES Act to Create a More Resilient Economy

Remember the Power of Purpose and Mission: B The Change Weekly

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