Bpeace is the leading community of high-impact job creators, operating in crisis-affected communities to grow small and medium-size businesses, create significant employment for all, and expand the economic power of women. More jobs mean less violence.®
Bpeace currently provides business advisory services to entrepreneurs in El Salvador, Guatemala, Lebanon and to minority-owned businesses in the U.S. More than 60% of the businesses Bpeace advises globally are women-owned or led.
The Bpeace model unites high-quality business consulting by volunteers (Skillanthropists) with proven and promising local business leaders (Fast Runners) to help them break through the barriers to growth and job creation.
More than 41,000 family members in four countries are supported by 10,500+ Fast Runner employees. The Bpeace model produces substantial and sustainable change. Small and medium-size businesses that participate in Bpeace programs over-perform their local economies.
Bpeace has a bench of 400+ Skillanthropist volunteer business experts from companies including Amazon, Barclays, Estee Lauder, ExCo Group, FrontierView, IBM, IPG Health, Nike, PwC, Trusted Media, and ZS Associates, as well as independent consultants.
The Bpeace model has been validated through 19+ years of successful engagements with small and medium-size businesses in more than seven countries across a broad range of political systems and cultures.
Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times has said: “Bpeace is one impressive force for change.”