B Leaders Training

Become an expert in B Corp certification and join the leaders of tomorrow!

The B Leaders Program is a successful training and community program that has been organized several times in Geneva, London and the US and now also for the first time in Brussels. The B Leaders training, designed by B Lab, offers all the necessary knowledge and methodology to a professional to bring his or her organization up to the level of a B Corp certification.

 

This two-day B Leaders training consists of six modules:

  • Module 1: Introduction to the B Corp movement
  • Module 2: Deep-dive into the B Impact Assessment (tool)
  • Module 3: Benchmarking (B Analytics tool)
  • Module 4: Improve your impact
  • Module 5: B Corp and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Module 6: Building the business case and engaging stakeholders

Additionally, there is a testimony with a guest speaker. Know that this program is entirely in English.
You can read a full program description below.

 

Prior knowledge about the B Impact Assessment tool is recommended. As a preparation it is advised to fill in the B Impact Assessment and, if possible, complete it. The B Impact Assessment is a tool which companies can use to measure their impact on employees, community, environment and customers. You can discover this free tool at www.bimpactassessment.net.

Learning objectives

B Leaders is first and foremost a learning outcome where participants can learn from the different perspectives which others bring to the table.

During this training you will acquire the necessary skills to identify the overall performance of your company, evaluate current performances, develop programs and implement actions to increase the positive social and environmental impact of your company.

Goals

  • Gain insight:
Explore the B Impact Assessment standards and understand the methodology for measuring sustainable.
  • Acquire expertise:
Discover the close link between social impact and the economic performance of an organization and know how to turn this to your advantage.
  • Create value:
Learn new methods for innovative long-term value creation.
  • Obtain confidence:
Mobilize the people in your company through one structured
sustainability approach.
  • Become a leader:
Join the B Leaders movement and help others do better.

This is done in an open learning environment where dialogue, discussion and feedback are encouraged and facilitated.

Target audience

The B Leaders training is designed for all professionals who are interested in working with the B Corp framework and the associated tools. The training is also designed for all organizations which have the ambition to become B certified and wish to internally train someone to supervise the process.

The group of participants potentially consists of:

  • CSR professionals (CSR, HR, HSEQ, Audit, etc.)
  • Representatives of (multinational) companies interested in B Corp certification
  • Representatives of companies interested in the B Corp framework and the B Corp community
  • Other professionals who are interested in working with B Corp tools (for example for measuring sustainability performance)
  • Representatives of current service driven companies of B Corp.
  • Freelancers or independent professionals
  • Internal B Corp champions
  • B Corp staff

Program schedule

DAY 1

Time Title Content
9u00 Walk-in Welcome by the course supervisors.
9u30 Introduction Get introduced to the course supervisors, the program and the other participants.
10u00 Module 1: Introduction to the B Corp movement Get acquainted with the B Corp movement and the general certification process.
12u30 Lunch break with catering
13u30 Module 2: Deep-dive into the B Impact Assessment (tool) The B Impact Assessment tool is specifically explained. Gain insight into the design, the functions, the scoring methodology and the support options behind the tool.
15u30 Coffee break
16u Module 3: Benchmarking (B Analytics tool) Learn to work with the B Analytics tool and how to perform a correct data comparison.
17u Evening break
18u

20u30

Dinner (optional – not included in the price of the course) Join in with speakers, participants and the course supervisors to a restaurant dinner and share stories and experiences.

 

DAY 2

Time Title Content
9u30 Walk-in Welcome by the course supervisors.
10u00 Module 4: Improve your impact Discover how to improve the impact of your organization. Explore the reporting functions and score potential improvement options.
12u00 Lunch break with catering
13u00 Module 5: B Corp and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Learn more about how the Standards in the B Impact Assessment compare to the SDGs. The SDG Action Manager is introduced as an extension of the BIA.
14u30 Coffee break
15u Module 6: Building the business

case and engaging

stakeholders

Learn to increase participation and understand how to utilize B Corp as a lever for value creation. Discover the experiences and recommendations of current B Corps during a testimonial.
16u30 Wrap-up The course supervisors provide a brief summary and close the program.
17u Drinks A drink to continue the conversations and exchange contacts.

 

Course material

  • Slides and presentations
  • Folder with supporting material and instruments
  • Literature recommended by the trainer

Price

The standard price is € 699 excl. 21% VAT.
This price includes all course material, catering and dinner.

Members of strategic partners such as the sustainability network The Shift receive a 20% discount if the promotion code is mentioned on the registration form.

All courses of the CSR Campus are eligible for the KMO-portefeuille with which you can get a 30 to 40% discount.

Practical

Date: March 5 & 6, 2020
Hour: Day 1 from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Day 2 from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Location: Espace Jacqmotte, Hoogstraat 139, 1000 Brussels
Catering: Everything is provided during the training
Accommodation: To be provided by yourself

For more information contact Melvin Laurent on melvin.laurent@csrcampus.org.

Praktische informatie

Datum:
05/03/2020

Prijs: € 699
excl. 21% VAT

Locatie:
Espace Jacqmotte, Brussel
Hoogstraat 139, 1000 Brussel, België

Tijdstip:
Day 1 from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Day 2 from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

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In cooperation with B Corp Benelux