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2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

How the B Corp framework can better your business practice

It’s likely that at some point in the last couple of years you’ll have heard the phrase B Corp and wondered what it is and why does it matter to your business?  

B Lab is the non-profit network transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. Their tools help B Corps and non-B Corps plan for a resilient future and includes helping businesses to understand their social and environmental footprint.  

Their framework is a great starting point for any business looking to assess their impact and consider how they can build a better, more inclusive and sustainable company for their stakeholders, staff and the communities they serve.  

In this session, B Lab board representative for the North East, Nicki Clarke (CEO at Umi) will be in conversation with three local businesses who have taken the plunge to become B Corp accredited:

  • Graham Purvis of Robson Laidler
  • Mandy Barker of Sail Creative
  • Laura Rothwell of Crystalised


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