Join the Next Cohort of Business Networks

Establish a program that teaches your members how to create high quality jobs, strengthen communities, and preserve the environment.

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Demonstrate Your Leadership

The cohort will train your staff on how to establish a valuable, meaningful program for your members. This process will help your members build a business that is ready for the modern economy.

Educational Tools

Introduce the B Impact Assessment to your members, a practical tool to help them build a better business - better for their workers, communities, and the environment.

Robust Benchmarking

Track who is participating from your network and benchmark their performance against 40,000 other businesses.

New Programming Opportunity

Use the robust data collected to plan workshops, one-on-one assistance, and recognize outstanding performers in your network.

Formal Training + Peer Learning

Get formal training from B Lab on how to use the tools effectively and learn from your peers on how to execute this program successfully.

How Cohorts Work

Join 5 - 8 other business associations in planning and implementing Measure What Matters programs. Your Cohort will meet first for a two-day in-person kick-off training facilitated by B Lab. Thereafter, the cohort meets once a month for 6 months via web conference for two-hour trainings and knowledge share.

Participating Team Members

In past cohorts, participants have ranged from Board Members to Executive Directors to Analysts—members of your team who will work hands-on with participating companies are great fits.

Training Curriciulum

Over the six-month training period, you'll work with B Lab and fellow cohort members to cover the below topics:

  • The standards and topics that the B Impact Assessment teaches businesses and what they are intended to reward
  • How companies typically use the B Impact Assessment and what the software facilitates
  • How to conduct a pilot test and set up the campaign for your organization (online, in membership materials, etc.)
  • How to organize workshops to drive adoption
  • How to organize communities of practice to encourage improvement
  • How to interpret results from B Analytics
  • How to help companies create and execute on an improvement plan
  • How to reward participation and celebrate improvements
  • How to communicate the impact of your businesses
  • How to engage local resources (business coaches, consultants, MBA Students, etc) to support improvement

Partner Testimonials

Measure What Matters Partner Testimonial: Local First

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  • Elissa S. Hillary

    "The value of B Lab’s tools is in their ability to inform and enable our local businesses to assess business practices across a range of issues and compare themselves directly with their peers. "
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Pricing Information

Basic and Premium subscriptions are available for Business Associations. A variety of opt-in features are available with Premium subscriptions for additional fees.

  Year 1 Year 2

1. B Impact Assessment access for your companies

Cost Waived

Cost Waived

2. B Analytics Access + Customized Landing Page (annual fee)

$4,000 for 2 license (non-profit)

$10,000 for 2 licenses (for-profit)

$4,000/  $10,000

3. Cohort Training & B Lab Staff Support (one-time fee)




$8,000/ $14,000

$4,000/ $10,000

Optional Program Elements

1. Customized Assessment*


2. Additional B Analytics licenses


3. Additional one-on-one program support provided by B Lab $250/hour

*Greater customizations or uses will be scoped separately.

Join the Next Cohort of Business Networks

Next Application Deadline: October 10th, 2016

Build the perfect Measure What Matters program to help your member companies manage and improve their impact on the world. Download and complete the application below.

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