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What is B Movement Builders?

B Movement Builders is a program for multinational, public companies to come together to lead systems change alongside and in support of the B Corp community, building a new narrative about the purpose of business. We are proud to announce that Givaudan is a founding member of B Lab's B Movement Builders connecting Switzerland to join forces with other purpose-led companies to drive the global movement of business as a force for good, and aligned to our journey to become B Corp certified.


Who are the B Movement Builders?  B Movement Builders are a coalition of leading, large companies who are scaling and accelerating global systems change to support long term value creation for all stakeholders. 

All B Movement Builders are publicly traded companies with at least $1 billion in revenue. They are committed to the principles of the B Movement and take individual and collective actions that bring those principles to life.  B Movement Builders aspire to increase their impact by learning from and collaborating with the global community of Certified B Corporations.  Together, B Movement Builders leverage their size and influence to move business farther and faster toward creating shared and enduring prosperity for all while driving their individual growth, culture and impact. 


B Movement Builder Mentors


B Movement Builder Mentors lead the way, having already certified more than 30% of their businesses through subsidiaries







B Movement Builders are committed to the principles of the B Movement:


  • Authentic Credibility Credible, concrete and inclusive actions backed by comprehensive, transparent assessment.

  • Scalable Collaboration Interdependent communities that create collective impact through peer-learning and partnerships.

  • Impactful Transformation Authentic leaders dedicated to audacious goals that transform business to create shared value for all stakeholders.

Benefits to Companies

  • Build Trust, Credibility & Brand Value With employees, customers and other stakeholders.

  • Attract Press Through program launch, progress on commitments and goals, collective actions.

  • Increase Employee Engagement By providing opportunities to build their skills and network through engagement in the B Corp movement.

  • Combat Shortermism By aligning your investors to build long term value.

  • Collaborate With peers and B Corps to make progress toward the SDGs, scale innovations and share best practices.

  • Build a Global Movement Help accelerate and be identified with a powerful paradigm shift.





B Movement Builders Take Action Individual Company Actions

  • CEO Signs B Corp Declaration of Interdependence.

  • Make a credible commitment to the B Movement.

  • Use B Impact Assessment to measure and manage social and environmental impact.

  • Produce and publicly share a materiality assessment.

  • Produce an annual impact report

  • Set goals and show progress toward achieving three or more Sustainable Development Goals.  

Collective Actions

  • Publicly commit to the B Movement principles.

  • Collaborate with other companies and stakeholders in working toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Engage with key shareholders and policymakers to move from shareholder-centric capitalism to stakeholder-driven governance models.


Join Us The B Movement Builders program is designed for companies who are genuinely committed to the principles of the B Movement.  Before joining B Movement Builders, companies must undergo a Risk Review to determine if they are involved in activities that are against the values of the B Movement, in which case they are ineligible.  The B Movement Builders program is not the same as B Corp Certification. Therefore, companies participating in B Movement Builders will not necessarily meet the same social and environmental performance standards as Certified B Corporations. However, as part of their participation and ongoing eligibility in the program, B Movement Builders need to make meaningful progress on key goals related to their social and environmental performance as overseen by B Lab’s independent Standards Advisory Council.

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