For commencing the B Corp assessment review
Prepared by B Lab Australia & New Zealand
Taking the next step...
Thank you for submitting your B Impact Assessment for review. By doing so, you are one step closer to becoming a certified B Corporation. Before you proceed, please make sure you understand the performance, legal and transparency requirements and annual costs of becoming a certified B Corporation.
As of 1 September 2018, companies in Australia & New Zealand are required to pay a $550 certification application fee before commencing the Certification Review, due to the significant amount of time that B Lab invests up-front in reviewing companies.
If you complete and achieve certification within 12 months, this non-refundable application fee will be applied towards your first year certification fee. If companies do not completed certification within 12 months, this application fee is forfeited and another $550 fee will apply in order for Certification Review process to continue. Please read all details, terms and conditions on the next page.
Typically, Certification Review takes 4- to 6-months for small- to medium-sized companies to complete. Making improvements to your post-verified score may take more time, therefore we suggest that you complete your first Review call within the first 3 months of submitting to ensure you have the best chance of certifying within 12 months. This way you are giving yourself plenty of time to make improvements (which can take 6 months or more) in order to meet the performance requirements. Some tips to keep in mind:
We are available to answer any questions that you have during the certification review process. And more importantly, we look forward to welcoming you to the B Corp Community!
The B Lab Australia & New Zealand
"Undertaking the BIA has truely matured our company and was validation for all the things we had been doing this whole time.”
~ Adam Evans
FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR of ANYWISE CONSULTING