There are also corporations having foundation in the United States, such as corporate headquarters, operational headquarters and independent subsidiaries. In 2012, the first year that B Corp released this list, there were over 500 Certified B Corporations in total. Founded: 2006 Cofounders: Jay Coen Gilbert, Andrew Kassoy and Bart Houlahan Mission: To design a set of standards that would create a legal structure for companies to hold themselves accountable to stakeholders as well as shareholders. Publicly-traded companies have also achieved B Corp Certification, such as Natura. List of largest companies. Unilever has also engaged strongly in the B Corp movement, owning 5 B Corp brands including possibly the most recognisable B Corp of all: Ben & Jerry's'. B Corp and is proud to have been honored as one of only three companies in the world to earn B Community “Best for the World” status in three categories: Employees, Customers and Changemakers. B Corp Certification is the next chapter for socially responsible businesses. These companies proudly wear a badge that signals to customers, future employees, and investors that they have a strong commitment to being a good corporate citizen. This year, there are over 1,200. In Colorado, 100+ mission-driven companies are redefining what it means to be a successful business. See the complete list—Top 100 2019: 1 to 50 and Top 100 2019: 51 to 100 Investors, meet the B Corps. Sun 24 Nov 2019 10.23 EST Last modified on Wed 23 ... Companies that are certified as B Corporations are a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. B Lab Europe creates the B Corp Way platform to connect B Corp consultancies with companies seeking to be part of the movement to Redefine the Role of Business in Society. The idea is that over time, the B Corp stamp of approval will help companies attract new customers/ employees/ PR/ investors – while also creating … Yes! Using business as a force for good. New Documentary: The Decade of Action "Businesses need to save the planet if they want to save themselves." B Corps, meet the Investors. One thing is for certain; in 2018 the volume of discussion on B Corps increased significantly and investors and management teams will need to think through where they stand on B Corps. Below are the 500 largest companies by revenue in 2020, mostly for FY 2019, according to the Fortune 1000, also including tax inversion companies. Existing Certified B Corps have gone public, like Laureate and Silver Chef. BCBusiness prepares the Top 100 list using various sources, but it makes no representation regarding the completeness, accuracy or timeliness of any information presented. Certified B Corps: 2,698 Annual certification fees: $500 to $50,000, depending on revenues Minimum certification score: 80 out of 200 B Lab: Fast facts. Company Sector Ownership % Disposal Date Notes H. J. Heinz Company: Foods 52.5% July 2, 2015 Merged into Kraft-Heinz Applied Underwriters Insurance and Finance 100% July 13, 2019 Sold: The Buffalo News: Media 100% Mar 16, 2020 Sold B-Corp. A certified B-Corp is a company that balances profit and purpose. Many other Certified B Corps are subsidiaries of publicly-traded companies, such as Ben & Jerry's and Sundial Brands (owned by Unilever) and New Chapter (owned by Proctor & Gamble).