Three Counties’ Group Champions B Corp at Business Summit

Hartlebury, UK – Friday 28th June 2024; The ‘Three Counties B Corp’ group brought together over 50 local businesses from Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire for a transformative summit to explore the benefits and process of the B Corp certification.

The event was designed for business leaders who are interested in or already in the process of working towards their B Corp certification. Attendees participated in workshop sessions that focused on the key B Corp pillars: Governance, Workers, Environment, Community, and Customers. These sessions provided practical strategies and insights to help businesses enhance their B Corp journey.

The ‘Three Counties B Corp’ group is a peer network for professionals in charge of B Corp and sustainability from within B Corp certified businesses in the three geographies.

Originally set up Emma May Fishlock, Real World Consultancy and Laura Hewett, Hewett Recruitment, for forward-thinking companies to delve into responsible business practices ensuring the certification isn’t the endpoint and they keep improving the impact they have through collaboration.

Laura Hewett, Owner and Director of Hewett Recruitment explained, “This event has shown the incredible potential of B Corp certification to drive sustainable success. We’re excited to see more local companies join this global movement and make a positive impact but also understand the certification is just the beginning; our goal is to keep progressing through collaboration and shared learning.”

Global creative communications agency DRPG hosted the event on behalf of The ‘Three Counties B Corp’ group at its headquarters studio complex situated in the heart of Worcestershire. The group’s CEO, Dale Parmenter, shared the company’s journey towards achieving B Corp certification last year and the numerous positive impacts it has had on them.

“Achieving B Corp certification has been a game-changer for DRPG,” said Dale Parmenter. “It has not only enhanced our brand but also deepened our commitment to social and environmental responsibility. We have seen significant benefits in terms of employee engagement, client trust, and overall business sustainability.”

For more information on the ‘Three Counties B Corp’ group please contact the committee’s leading companies Hewett Recruitment and Real World Consultancy Limited.