This event is now over and took place on Tue 26 Jan 2016



Event Summary

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)

Venue

BWB's new offices at 10 Queen Street Place, EC4R 1BE

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