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A Method to Launch Sustainability Reporting in SMEs:The B Corp Impact Assessment Framework

Author(s): Jeffrey F. Shields, Joyce M. Shelleman

Citation: Jeffrey F. Shields, Joyce M. Shelleman, "A Method to Launch Sustainability Reporting in SMEs: The B Corp Impact Assessment Framework," Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, Vol. 12, Iss. 2, pp. 10-19

Article Type: Research paper

Publisher: North American Business Press


As sustainability reporting and management rapidly increase in importance, SME managers must learn
how to integrate sustainability issues and reporting into their businesses. This paper offers an overview of
an accessible organized approach that SME management can use to begin. The B Lab’s “B Impact
Assessment” offers a method that could suit resource constraints typical of many SMEs with its
presentation of key sustainability issues in a format oriented toward smaller companies.