B CORP BREAKFAST | 21.05.2019 | FRORIEP GENEVA
26 April 2019
FRORIEP and B Lab (Switzerland) are pleased to invite you to a breakfast on:
"B Corp, a movement and a certification"
Julie Wynne, partner of FRORIEP and Board member of B Lab (Switzerland), and Jonathan Normand, founder and Executive Director of B Lab (Switzerland), will present the actions of the movement and the steps to obtain the B Corp certification. It will be an opportunity to discuss the challenges related to the 2030 Agenda and the solutions that B Lab offers to companies to promote their values and their social impact mission and to use business as a force for good™.
Certified B Corporations are for-profit companies that use the power of business to build a more inclusive and sustainable economy. They meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. To date, there are 2,800 B Corps in 150 industries and 60 countries around the world, of which 25 B Corps and 50 companies in the certification process in Switzerland.
The B Corp certification is one of the world’s most advanced ratings for corporate sustainability. Becoming a ‘B Corp’ involves a rigorous assessment of a company’s environmental and social performance and governance. It measures how companies manage its people, environmental footprint, products, suppliers and the communities with whom they interact.
The details for 21 May 2019
- 08:30 Arrival
- 08:35 Welcome
- 08:40-10:00 Presentation of the B Corp certification
- Venue: FRORIEP | 4, Rue Charles-Bonnet | 1206 Geneva
- Registration: by Friday 17 May 2019 by email to Laura Gyger
Please note that as the number of places is limited, the registration is made on a "first come – first served" basis.