On Monday 2nd November 2020, Hattiers Rum joined over 3,500 companies across 74 countries, to become the United Kingdom's first B Corp Rum. We are immensely proud to achieve B Corp Status and to be part of the global community.
On Monday 2nd November 2020, Hattiers Rum officially became B Corp certified. On this day we join over 3,500 companies, in 150 industries, across 73 countries were independently verified by the B Lab as ‘using business as a force for good’. This means adhering to the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and accountability, or in other words, balancing profit and purpose.
Hattiers Rum is now the first British B Corp Rum, and only the second in the world. We join a cohort of over 400 UK B Corps who are reinventing business, by pursuing purpose as well as profit.
To receive certification, we had to provide evidence of socially and environmentally responsible practices – including energy supplies, waste and water use, worker compensation, diversity and corporate transparency. Finally, to complete the certification, we have legally embedded our commitment to purpose beyond profit into our company articles.
As a result, we are now proud to be officially part of a community including well-known brands like Finesterre, Innocent, Patagonia, Riverford, Abel & Cole, Divine, and JoJo Maman Bebe.