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B Leaders course

The B Leaders program is a training program and a networking opportunity. After a very successful third edition, B Lab Europe and Impact Hub Amsterdam are thrilled to collectively host the program again. The B Leaders training equips you with the knowledge, tools and methodology to bring companies up to the level of a Certified B Corporation (B Corp).

Practical info

DATES

Day 1 | Feb 15th |  09:00-13:00 |  Introduction to the B Corp Movement 

Day 2 | Feb 16th |  09:00-13:00 |  Deep-dive into the B Impact Assessment 

Day 3 | Feb 22nd | 09:00-13:00 | Communicating your Impact  

Day 4 | Feb 23rd |  09:00-13:00 |  Stakeholder Engagement & next steps as a B Leader 


LOCATION

Virtual


COSTS

  • EARLY BIRD (until Dec 31st, 2021): €699,- excl. VAT
  • Regular price: €899,- excl. VAT

Please register to show your interest.

Who is this for?

B Leaders is a business course for advisory professionals who are interested in integrating the B Corp framework & B Impact Assessment in their line of work. The training is also designed for all organizations which have the ambition to become B Corp certified and wish to internally train someone to supervise the process. This program is a fantastic opportunity if you are seeking to help companies transform into more sustainable systems or are helping your company in its B Corp journey. 

Participants may include, but are not limited to:

  • CSR professionals (CSR, HR, HSEQ, Audit, etc.)
  • Representatives of (multinational) companies interested in the B Corp certification, framework and Movement
  • Other professionals who are interested in working with B Corp tools (for example for measuring sustainability performance)
  • Freelancers or independent professionals
  • Internal champions of B Corp companies

The B Leaders Training is open to everyone. One of our key objectives is to ensure a good mix between different categories to guarantee maximum diversity and open interaction.

What can I expect?

The program consists of four half-day sessions that cover every aspect of being involved in the B Corp Movement:

Module 1: Introduction to the B Corp Movement (15 Feb 9.00-13.00)

In this module, you will learn all about economic systems change and the role of business in addressing society’s biggest challenges. We’ll tell you all about the B Corp movement and how to become a Certified B Corporation. In addition, there is a conversation with a number of Certified B Corporations sharing their experiences.

Module 2: Deep-dive into the B Impact Assessment (16 Feb 9.00-13.00)

The B Impact Assessment is a holistic tool for measuring and managing your company’s impact performance. It’s used by >100.000 businesses and is the framework for B Corp certification. In this module, you’ll learn all about the impact framework and how to move from analysis to action-driven impact improvements.

Module 3: Communicating your Impact (22 Feb 9.00-13.00)

An interactive journey of learning from best case practices about how your company can communicate its impact. In this module, we’ll discuss different narratives that can be used to address different audiences, communication guidelines and the business case for certification. Part of this module will be led by one of our guest speakers who will help you come to actionable insights on how to apply these insights to your business.

Module 4: Stakeholder Engagement & next steps as a B Leader (23 Feb 9.00-13.00)

The world of B Corp is an exciting one. However, you cannot do it alone. You need others to be involved. This module will explore how to engage internal and external stakeholders in your B Corp journey. B Leaders is a community of practice. We’re bringing in peer learning, helping you gain insights from graduated B Leaders and connecting to other participants on shared challenges. Together we can drive business as a force for good.

Why join?

During this training you will acquire the necessary skills to identify the overall impact performance of your company, evaluate current status, develop programs and implement actions to increase the positive social and environmental impact of your company.

Gain Insight – Explore the B Impact Assessment standards and understand the methodology for measuring and managing your impact performance.

Acquire Expertise – Discover the close link between social impact and the economic performance of an organization and know how to turn this to your advantage.

Create Value – Learn new methods for innovative long-term value creation.

Obtain Confidence – Mobilize the people in your company through one structured sustainability approach.

Become a Leader – Join the B Leaders movement and help others do better.

Join a Network – Through this B Leaders program you join a movement and increase you network of likeminded people who want to make a positive impact.

This course will be hosted and facilitated by experienced facilitators, including Saskia Rotshuizen, Mattia Miccichè and facilitators from Seismic. As part of the program, various guest speakers from the community of Certified B Corporations will make contributions on topics of their expertise. We look forward to meeting you!