our members have created
GIVING IMPACTS TO DATE
Small businesses can change the
world in a big way.
In 2007, a group of small-business owners had an idea. They asked, “What would happen if we
all gave back just by doing the things we do every day?” It was a question that deeply inspired
Three years and a great undertaking later, they were able to design the systems and
processes necessary to make it work, and their dream is now a reality. The initiative was
originally called Buy 1 Give 1, backed by the idea that companies would make a giving impact
with each designated business transaction. Today, the BIG1 initiative has more than 1,600
businesses from around the world—each making significant impacts every day.
B1G1 is a social enterprise and non-profit organization with a mission to create a world full of
giving. Unlike conventional giving models, B1G1 helps small- and medium-sized businesses
achieve more social impact by embedding giving activities into everyday business operations
and creating unique giving stories. Every business transaction (and as a result, the business’
day-to-day activity) can impact lives for as little as just one cent.
The Launch of B1G1
B1G1 was launched in 2007 when a group of business owners realised that if giving was made easy and effective, many other business owners would also want to give back.
20 Million Impacts. 800 Business Partners.
We’ve seen the start of accelerating the growth of the initiative. We had reached 20 million impacts. And our 800th Partner joined in 2012.
B1G1 Study Tour to Cambodia
Building a Play Ground for 200+ children on the 3rd B1G1 Study Tour.
50 million Impacts
The B1G1 Community had collectively achieved the 50 million giving impacts milestone in September 2014!
Connecting smiles from around the world
Thank you for submitting your smiles to add to this fantastic collage of positive impacts by the B1G1 community!
A Conference to Remember
We held the first ever B1G1 Business for Good Conference in Bali, bringing B1G1 Businesses together from around the world.
CHANGE THE WORLD.
Put the why back into your business.