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Business with a purpose: five B Corp certification workshops

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A series of 5 workshops to become a certified B Corp, with B Leaders Adam Garfunkel & Shayla Meyer. Join us, starting 4 October.

B Corp is the only holistic certification for ‘good business’, showing the world you run a company that uses business as a force for good. B Corp moves CSR from the side room to the board room.

The core of B Corp is the B Impact Assessment which measures your company's impact across five key areas: governance, workers, environment, community and customers.

Join trained specialists Adam Garfunkel and Shayla Meyer, who have helped more than a dozen companies get certified, as they take you through the assessment one pillar at a time. Give a half-day every two weeks to the B Impact Assessment in a structured way and you will be done in two months!

Our proven 5-workshop model helps busy people get their companies B Corps certified by avoiding the risk that you won't get round to completing the assessment and helping you to increase your score.

"We have been talking about becoming a B-Corp for months if not years but never really knew how to get started until Junxion came along with their workshop series. The fortnightly pillar workshops provided the impetus and structure we needed to move through the process. All in all a very efficient, engaging and cost effective approach – would happily recommend it. Thank you Junxion!"
– Richard Evans, Chair, Impact Hub Kings Cross

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Five, three-hour workshops, each covering one area of the B Impact Assessment:

  1. Governance: 4 October

  2. Workers: 18 October

  3. Community: 1 November

  4. Environment: 15 November

  5. Customers: 29 November

In each workshop you will:

  • Develop a deeper understanding about the workshop topic (ie, Governance)

  • Receive guidance from Junxion and peer-to-peer support

  • Complete the relevant section of the B Impact Assessment for your company

  • Leave with a roadmap to improve your performance and assessment score, which forms the basis for your 1-to-1 working sessions, between workshops

Between each workshop you’ll have a one-hour 1-to-1 working session (telephone or in-person) with a Junxion consultant to:

  • Scope sustainable programmes, policies and procedures relevant to YOUR organisation that will improve your performance and assessment score

  • Complete any outstanding questions you left from the previous workshop

  • Prepare for next workshop

You can bring a colleague who is a specialist in one area along to the relevant session. If you have to miss a session, you can send someone in your place!

We are offering a maximum of 10 spaces in this workshop series to ensure we are able to work intimately with each participant throughout the entire series.


What can B Corp certification do for your business?

  • attract new business

  • attract investment

  • attract talented people

  • engage employees around a purpose-driven business

  • identify and mitigate risks in your supply chain

  • save money through more efficient operations

  • join a rapidly growing network of businesses with whom you can share, learn and work together (big guns like Ben & Jerry's, Patagonia and Ella’s Kitchen are in on it too)


Your facilitators are Adam Garfunkel and Shayla Meyer from Junxion Strategy, a consultancy that is helping Impact Hub King’s Cross and has helped a dozen other companies through the certification process. Both Adam and Shayla are B Leaders, trained by B Lab to help companies get certified.

Adam Garfunkel, Junxion Strategy MD

Adam is co-owner and managing director of Junxion Strategy, a consultancy that helps organisations increase their social impact through strategic planning, branding and reporting and communications services. Adam has 25 years experience working on sustainability issues in for-profit, not-for profit and government organisations. He leads Junxion’s clients to develop and implement sound and sustainable business strategies. He then works with them to communicate about change and impact, inside and outside the organisation. As a trained ‘B Leader,’ Adam uses the B Corp framework to help companies assess their progress and understand what they can do to add more value to their business and society.

Shayla Meyer, Junxion Strategy Consultant

Shayla is a Consultant at Junxion Strategy. She helps Junxion’s clients understand, measure and communicate their social and environmental impacts, developing sustainability programmes that reach beyond mere compliance to affect real change.

A trained B Leader, Shayla has helped twelve organisations navigate the B Corp Certification process. From responsible procurement to compelling impact reporting; from mission-aligned community engagement programmes to board representation;and from carbon emissions to waste management systems, Shayla uses the B Corp Impact Assessment to measure performance across the organisation. She helps Junxion’s clients turn performance gaps into realised opportunities that drive value.


FAQs:

Does the fee to Junxion involve all the costs of certifying?

No, there is an annual certification fee payable to B Lab, the charity that runs B Corp. This allows you to use the B Corp badge and gives you access to lots of great support from the community. The amount you pay depends on your revenue. Up to £149,999 in revenue costs £500 a year. More about that here: http://bcorporation.uk/become-a-b-corp/how-to-become-a-b-corp/make-it-official-uk

What do I need to bring?

A laptop or tablet... to sign into the B Impact Assessment during the workshops.

Information… before each workshop, we’ll send out a list of required documentation to bring to the next workshop.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Any questions about the training, you can contact adam@junxion.com or call us on +44 (0)20 3475 2157.

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