Sir Kensington's announced its B Corp certification. Becoming a B Corp signifies that the company has joined the movement of companies using business as a force for good.
Certified B Corps meet higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Unlike traditional corporations, B Corps are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on stakeholders, in addition to shareholders.
Sir Kensington's said it didn’t see itself as experts in conscious capitalism, though it has joined the movement and is committed to continuous improvement. To read more about the path to certification from our founders, check out the blog post here.
To commemorate B Corp certification, the company will be hosting a live-streamed conversation between Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, a critique of conscious capitalism, and Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, who has become one of the biggest proponents of businesses taking responsibility for their impact. Their discussion will be about business' responsibility to society. To watch the live discussion on September 27 beginning at 3:30PM, please use this link.
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