Why should Real Estate Companies become B Corps?

10 March 2023 By Falmouth Fairfax

Are you wondering what a B Corp is?

A B corp is a company that is verified by *B Lab to meet high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.

Why should real estate companies join the B Corp club?

  1. The real estate and built environment are responsible for 40% of all carbon emissions across the world and there is growing pressure to decarbonise.

  2. Currently there are only a handful of real estate companies with a B Corp accreditaton so now is the prime time to join

  3. Creates a stronger business in the hiring and retaining process as young people want purpose

  4. Be part of a community where business is not only for the benefit of the shareholders, but equally for the benefit of society and the environment

How to become a B Corp in three steps?

  1. Complete the self assessment

  2. Meet the legal accountability requirement for B Corp Certification

  3. Sign the B Corp Declaration of Interdependence, and pay the fee

Here's a link if you'd like to learn more and sign up 🔗

*B Lab is an international network which redefines success in business through building a community of engaged businesses, raising awareness of the B Corp Movement and influencing change in the UK economy.