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B The Change Weekly: March 13, 2020

Lindsey Bolton, center, serves as “Community Rockstar” at All Good, a B Corp since 2009. “We have a bit of a sense of humor at this office,” she says of the nature-based healing company. At left is All Good Founder Caroline Duell, and at right is All Good “Culture Ninja” Pancho Gomez.

Delivered on Fridays, B the Change Weekly delivers the most important and most relevant stories about people using business as a force for good. The newsletter features a weekly note from the B the Change team alongside insight and context on the stories we share here on Medium. Below is our latest roundup. To receive these insights directly in your inbox, sign up for B the Change Weekly today. Now on to the good stuff:

Using business as a force for good means Certified B Corporations are in constant pursuit of improvement. By turning to the B Impact Assessment as a measure and a guide, B Corps can target where they can be better — for people, our planet, and the bottom line.

This week B The Change Weekly focuses on the B Corp workers — officially or unofficially known as B Keepers — who are trying new impact strategies, creating change with and for their colleagues, and leading the way toward better business for everyone.

Meet the B Keepers Driving Improvement

Earning the B Corp label at certification is just the beginning. What follows is a constant quest for better business through impact strategies built around the weak spots and areas for improvement revealed by the B Impact Assessment.

On B The Change, B Keepers share how they involve their colleagues, enhance the company’s impact on people and planet, and improve the business’ bottom line.

Developing a Taste for Systems Change

The Builders Fund, an impact investment B Corp, believes in investing to build companies that can reinvent their industries and shift away from “take, make, waste” thinking. For B Corp MIXT, that means creating healthy, sustainable, delicious meals for people on the go.

On B The Change, Tripp Baird of The Builders Fund outlines how MIXT and other B Corps are spurring systems change to build a better food system for all of us.

B Corps: Building a Community of Leaders

When she founded her B Corp, Kim Fuller realized her business philosophy — creating a common good for society and for the people that I work with, while earning money — made her an outlier. “For me, it was about figuring out that I was different, but not alone,” she says.

In her latest article on B The Change, Fuller outlines the need for all businesses and organizations to think and act on social issues like diversity, accessibility, and community.

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