Introduction to B Corp

Wednesday, November 2nd
Time: 10am to 3pm
Location: Airfield Estate, Dundrum, Dublin 14

The Irish B Corp Community are delighted to invite you to a free Introduction to B Corp event. Learn how you can truly embed sustainability in your organisation and use it as a vehicle to drive performance.

Speakers include;

James McManus, founder of Earth’s Edge, will be the MC for the event. James is working with B Lab Europe on a voluntary basis to grow the B Corp movement in Ireland. He will present on the growth of the B Corp movement in Ireland and goals for the years ahead.  

Mary Gray from UrbanVolt, the first company in Ireland to achieve B Corp certification in 2018. UrbanVolt work with businesses to help them reduce emissions through clean solar energy and energy-saving lighting solutions. Mary will speak about the journey to re-certification and how attaining B Corp status helped them grow as a company. 

Andrew Murphy from Coopman Search and Selection, Ireland’s first and only recruitment company to achieve B Corp certification. Andrew will discuss why they decided to certify, its impact on their business, and the impact B Corp certification has in attracting and retaining talent in Ireland, the UK and Europe.   

Louise O’Connor, from Strong Roots, will be doing a deep dive on the B Impact Assessment, explaining each of the five categories in more detail. She will talk about their B Corp journey and sustainability practices at Strong Roots.

Aoife Gaughan, Head of Sustainability at Earth’s Edge, will talk about how she is using the B Impact Assessment to improve all aspects of their CSR and drive business. Earth’s Edge is working towards B Corp recertification in 2024 with the aim of achieving 130 points. 

There will be plenty of time for networking with like-minded professionals and members of the existing B Corps.

There will be nibbles and refreshments at the event. We will also take a break for lunch and there is a cafe on site – Overends Kitchen.

The Introduction to B Corp Event is full and registration is now closed.

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