Oxygen House is pleased to announce they are the first business in Exeter to have been certified by B Lab as having met rigorous social and environmental standards which represent its commitment to goals outside of shareholder profit.

Certified B Corporations are a new kind of business that balance purpose and profit. They are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. With an average B Impact Assessment score of 55.8 achieved by businesses with a similar number of employees, Oxygen House are thrilled to have scored an excellent 102.5.

Commenting on the certification, Director at Oxygen House, Glenn Woodcock said:

“Oxygen House are delighted to be recognised as the first B Corp in Exeter and hope that our purpose in supporting social and environmental standards will influence others to follow suit. The team behind Oxygen House are committed to making a sustainable impact and we are pleased that this has been recognised by B Corp. It is thanks to each individual across the company that our hard work has been recognised and we will continue to strive to make a greater impact in all that we do.”

Oxygen House is now part of a community of more than 2,600 businesses globally who have certified as B Corps. The B Corp community is reflective of the UK economy with businesses from a cross section of industries and sizes. These include well-known brands like innocent, Patagonia, Pukka Herbs, Ella’s Kitchen, Divine, and JoJo Maman Bebe.