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Newcastle | Become a B Corp in-person workshop, July 2023

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This four-hour workshop will help get your business moving on the pathway to becoming a Certified B Corporation (B Corp)! This workshop is an important step to take towards your business reaching the highest standards of social and environmental performance, and joining a 5000+ strong global business community.


20 July 2023, 1pm-5pm (AEST).


WOTSO Newcastle - Level 1, 1 Tudor Street, Newcastle West, NSW 2302


Attend a four-hour in-person workshop facilitated by two of our experienced B Consultants. The workshop will cover how to navigate the B Corp assessment, tips on how to tackle certain questions, and how you can boost your score to hit the 80 points to certify! 

Who should attend?

  • People that want to improve the social and environmental performance of their business and become Certified B Corporations 
  • Typically founders and leaders of smaller companies; sustainability managers and communications managers in larger companies

Before the session: 

  • Create a B Impact Assessment account and attempt at least one section in the B Impact Assessment (we recommend starting with the Workers or Community sections)

Learning outcomes?

  • Map your journey to becoming a B Corp
  • Navigate the B Impact Assessment (BIA) tool
  • Gain a baseline assessment of your business’ impact using the BIA tool
  • Set goals and track improvements to your business’ impact and resilience using the BIA 
  • Opportunity to have questions related to your business answered

Please note if registration does not meet our minimum requirements (or threshold), we may postpone or cancel the workshop. 

In the event of postponement or cancellation, refunds will be made. Please note that refunds do not currently include booking fees which remain with Humanitix to fund the charity projects they support. If you would like this fee refunded, this can be organised through B Lab upon your request.

By participating in the workshops, you give permission for B Lab to share your B Impact Assessment track, score, and completion rate with the Facilitator. The purpose of sharing information is to enable the facilitator to provide more tailored support to participants.

Your Facilitator:

Lee Tonitto

As a B Consultant, Lee is inspired by working with passionate people who are committed to achieving results by balancing People, Planet, and Profit. With NED and C Suite experience in consumer, retail, financial services, professional associations and education, Lee relishes the opportunity to work with companies wherever they are on their impact or B Corp journey. Lee founded Tonitto and Partners to serve organisations with an appetite for transformation and commercial growth while committed to delivering positive social and environmental impact.

Rob Shwetz

Rob is an accomplished business leader, bridging profit, purpose and commercial acumen for clients across multiple sectors in a 20+ year career. Having worked across multiple markets in his marketing and media career, Rob is a co-founder of The Growth Activists as a strategy consultancy that activates courageous organisations for a sustainable future and on their B Corp pathway. Having completed his MBA in Creative Leadership from the Berlin School, he is also actively involved in the non-profit sector, having held a non-executive board role with Results (International) Australia since 2018.

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Refunds are available up to 7 days prior to the event