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B The Change Weekly: January 31, 2020

Employees at B Corp Culture Amp demonstrate daily the powerful connection between workplace engagement and performance. (Photo courtesy Culture Amp)

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:

Certified B Corporations value more than the bottom line — including putting a priority on their workers. B Corps aim to provide workplaces where employees feel strongly connected to their company’s mission and where they see that their contributions make a difference to those varied stakeholders.

On B The Change this week, you’ll find articles that show how workers are driving their workplace mission — through ideas and engagement, empowering ownership, and action on worldwide sustainability goals — and acting collectively with the B Corp community to build a more inclusive and regenerative economy.

How and Why to Gather Employee Opinions

The power of listening fuels internal and external operations at Culture Amp, a B Corp that helps businesses build involved, high-achieving teams by tapping into the connection between engagement and performance — and demonstrating daily how employee engagement ties into success at an impact company.

On B The Change, learn how Culture Amp’s tools, including surveys and an online platform, assist companies as they set goals, take effective action, and enhance employee involvement.

Employees Taking Ownership of a More Sustainable Future

One type of business structure — employee ownership — may help create the ultimate level of worker engagement and offer lessons for businesses looking to improve their sustainability.

Those are some of the findings from recent research shared by Fifty by Fifty, a project of The Democracy Collaborative, that shows how employee-owned businesses embody the kind of next-generation enterprises can help create a sustainable world.

B Lab Voices: Move the Needle with the SDG Action Manager

There are just 10 years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a global effort to create a shared, durable prosperity for all people. To help companies better align their operations with these goals by rethinking business models and using their collective voice to ignite further action, this week B Lab and the UN Global Compact launched the SDG Action Manager.

This article from Laura Velez Villa, SDG program manager at B Lab, shares more about the SDG Action Manager and how it can help businesses act through dynamic self-assessment, benchmarking, and improvement.

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B the Change gathers and shares the voices from within the movement of people using business as a force for good and the community of Certified B Corporations. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the nonprofit B Lab.


Lead with Your Employees 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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