B Corp & Diversity/Sustainability Contracting
Providing example language for contracts and RFPs to:
- help encourage Certified B Corporations (B Corp) adoption
- more diverse business ownership (women, indigenous, worker owed businesses)
- support carbon neutral and other sustainable businesses
- If we want to encourage adoption of B Corps, we have to influence the procurement process
- If companies are going to go through the effort to make the conversion to B Corps, they need to see that there is demand
- Organizations need to show that price isn't the only factor in their decision making
Sample Language for B Corp
In the selection process for this RFP, we will give preference to companies who are Certified B Corporations (B Corp).
B Corp and other purpose driven entities will be given preference in the selection process.
Procurment & Diversity Examples
- BCorp Supply Chain Survey PDF https://bit.ly/2IQQm18
- BCorp Best Practice Guide: Creating Impact through Purchasing
- Connxus Diversity Database