The B Corp movement: Why Progeny made the commitment

Why become a B Corp in the financial services sector?

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Advice firms who are simply paying lip service to sustainable business practices will increasingly be in danger of being left behind, writes Richard Gillham

B Corp has become a globally recognised certification for firms that meet high and improving standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability. Underlying this is the ethos that certified firms must endeavour to be a ‘force for good' by placing people and the planet on the same level as profit. The movement has come a long way from the first US firms attaining certification in 2006, with nearly 7,000 companies across 161 industries in 90 countries now part of this community for sustainable change.    Despite the UK being a fast-growing reg...

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