BHCOE Earns B-Corp Certification
Health services accreditor for individuals with autism commits to rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 22, 2023 — Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE), the organization committed to transforming patient-centered behavioral health, today announced that it has achieved B-Corp status, joining a growing group of businesses that prioritize people and purpose over profits.
BHCOE joins the rapidly growing movement of more than 1,300 Certified B Corporations from 121 industries, across 40 countries including companies like Patagonia, Etsy, Warby Parker, and Ben & Jerry’s.
“We’ve always believed that the impact of the work at BHCOE is bigger than just us as an organization,” said Sara Gershfeld Litvak, BHCOE’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are constantly pushing to achieve higher standards by creating measurable impacts for all stakeholders in the community we serve. We are truly honored to join this global movement.”
Certified B Corporations believe it’s time to expand how success is measured in the business world. For-profit businesses should be a force for good and collectively strive for “shared and durable prosperity.” B Corps voluntarily meet high standards for social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. As a B Corp, BHCOE measures and manages the impact of its business on its workers, community and the environment with as much rigor as it manages and monitors its financial success.
“BHCOE has been driving to be a force of good since the company’s launch in 2015. This recognition marks its continued investment in community impact, customer stewardship, workplace equity and diversity, and a commitment to transparency,” added Litvak.
Behavioral Health Center of Excellence® (BHCOE®) is an ANSI-accredited Standards Developer and an accrediting body within the autism field. Over the last eight years, BHCOE has dedicated itself to transforming care for people with autism and related developmental disabilities through a relentless focus on serving as a source for the autism community on how best to improve the quality of care, safety, well-being and life for patients and families.
About Certified B Corporations™:
Certified B Corporations, or B Corps™, are companies verified by B Lab to meet the high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.