We became a BCorp because we feel strongly about social and environmental issues. Our commitment to the BCorp process shows a wider intent to help people and the planet. We resolved a few years ago to change the business for good – not that it was particularly bad beforehand. The discipline of the BCorp process forced us to ask questions that we hadn’t previously and become much more diligent about monitoring evidence about our impact.
As part of this, we made a commitment that each year we will donate at least 5% of our annual revenue to charity through cash donations, books and pro bono work.
We have identified a handful of charities as main beneficiaries: