Becoming a B Corp – your questions answered

Are you interested in finding out what a B Corp is and what the B Corp journey involves? This seminar aims to give you an overview of the B Corp movement, the B Impact Assessment and the legal requirements involved in becoming a B Corp. BWB and members of the B Lab (UK) team will provide both practical and legal perspectives on B Corp status and an overview of how it is intended to fit within the landscape of business forms in the UK.

B Corps launched in the UK in September 2015 and there are now over 65 B Corps in the UK - and this number is growing rapidly. Please follow this link to find out more: http://bcorporation.uk/b-corps-in-the-uk

Who Should Attend

The main audience for this seminar are businesses who are interested in and/or committed to socially responsible business practices and who want to learn about what is involved in certifying as a B Corp. This seminar is suitable for:

  • Board Members and Senior Executives of aspiring socially responsible businesses;
  • Investors into aspiring socially responsible businesses; and
  • Advisors whose clients include aspiring socially responsible businesses.

BWB is proud to be the first law firm in the UK to certify as a B Corp.

Timings

17:30-18:30 - seminar

18:30 onwards - networking and drinks

Speakers

Katie Hill, Executive Director, B Lab (UK)

David Davies (Partner, Corporate and Commercial Department)

Luke Fletcher (Partner, Charity and Social Enterprise Department)

Louise Harman, (Senior Associate, Charity and Social Enterprise Department)