Webinar – B Corp movement moving forwards, B Impact Assessment (BIA) and its impact in the European companies

By Marcello Palazzi, Founder of B Lab Europe October 15th 2019 – #BWomenDialogues
About B Lab Europe B Lab is a nonprofit that serves a global movement of people using business as a force for good. B Lab’s initiatives include B Corp Certification, administration of the B Impact Management programs and software, and advocacy for governance structures like the benefit corporation. A historic global culture shift is underway to harness the power of business to help address society’s greatest challenges. B Lab’s goal is to accelerate this culture shift and make it meaningful and lasting. Our vision is that one day all companies will compete to be not just best in the world but also best for the world, and as a result society will enjoy a more shared and durable prosperity. The business community can be part of the solution to global problems like wealth inequality, climate change, and social unrest. Through our network of global partner organizations and interrelated initiatives, B Lab works to create viable alternatives to an economic system that is failing to create these solutions. B Lab pursues this goal by verifying credible leaders in the business community, creating supportive infrastructure and incentives for others to follow their lead, and engaging the major institutions with the power to transform our economy.   About Marcello Palazzi (speaker) He has been active in civic innovation for many years. He has been leading the B Corp movement in Europe, from Amsterdam, and is the B Corps Global Ambassador. Co-founder, Progressio Foundation. Entrepreneur (Andromeda Fund, ResponsAbility AG, Rabo-Robeco Sustainability Fund, Tällberg Forum, Springtij Festival), policy-maker (Danish Ministry of Social Affairs, city of Bremen), educator (Univ. of Buckingham, Erasmus, New Academy of Business), investor (Humanica, B Lab Europe), diplomat (partner: UN HABITAT, UNEP, UNDP, UNESCO, UNOPS, ILO), fund-procurer (State of the World Forum, Tällberg Foundation), strategist (SNV, Enterprise Stiftung, FMO, FSG Social Impact), ethicist (Spirit in Business, Dalai Lama), property developer (London & Amsterdam), ‘politician’ as elected President of the Student Union.  Women entrepreneurs from Europe and Latin America participated in this webinar. This cycle of videoconferences is organized by the B Women movement. A global network of women entrepreneurs that advocate for inclusive, regenerative and triple bottom-line economies that trust in the power of  partnerships and collaborate to advance gender equality and climate change agendas, three of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. You can relive our B Women Online Dialogues (in Spanish, English and Portuguese) by entering our YouTube channel
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