Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

B Corp 101: Learning to Measure What Matters

Business For Good

Does your company help make the Greater Vancouver Area a better place to live?
Are you striving to improve the livelihoods of your employees, to forge solid relationships with your community, and to preserve the environment through business?

Good news: there is a global movement of entrepreneurs just like you!  And they use a new business tool and certification designed just for them. B Corps™ use business as a force for good
Certified B Corporations® are a global movement of companies – such as Left Coast Naturals and Traction on Demand of Burnaby, Fairware of Vancouver, and Salt Spring Coffee of Richmond – that were created and are run by people who define success as more than money.

Join this talk to learn the value of measuring your impact
If you’re a business owner or employee interested in certifying – or simply looking to complete an impact “health check” – then this session is for you!
During this session, you will learn how you can measure your impact like B Corps do: by using a robust tool known as the B Corp Impact Assessment! This free, confidential assessment measures a company’s success and impact in the following areas:

  • Governance,
  • Employees,
  • Community,
  • Environment, and
  • Clients

Let’s start your journey together.

Who should attend?This session is intended for entrepreneurs or employees of purpose-driven businesses who are interested in managing their impact and/or obtaining the B Corp Certification.
 Hear their stories! Podcast interviews with B Corp entrepreneurs at The B Corp Effect.

Speaker’s Bio:

Carla Heim is Senior Advisor, Social Entrepreneurship at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), the only bank in Canada dedicated exclusively to entrepreneurs. Carla is focused on Impact and Purpose driven entrepreneurs. She works to help grow the national movement of Certified B Corporations. She also helps BDC’s efforts to support more women entrepreneurs.

Carla has thirty-plus years’ experience in managing, advising and financing businesses. She brings rich, hands-on expertise and insights that helps these innovative and women entrepreneurs succeed.

Date:              January 8th, 2020
Time:             8:30 am to 10:00 am
Location:     The Burnaby Board of Trade
                    (#201 4555 Kingsway, Burnaby)
Cost:             Free for all members of the BBOT 
Register:       Call 604 412-0100, sign up online with your
email address, or email us directly 


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