Join us for an inspiring Workshop on our B Corp Journey

October 3 2023

We are excited to announce our upcoming workshop, “Lendology’s B Corp Journey,” which will shed light on the incredible world of Certified B Corporations and the transformative impact they can have on businesses, team members, and customers. Whether you’re a small organisation with a limited budget or a larger company exploring B Corp certification, this workshop is tailored for you. Join us on November 7, 2023, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Deane House, Taunton, to embark on this meaningful journey towards social and environmental responsibility. 

What is a B Corp? 

Certified B Corporations, or B Corps, are businesses that meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. We are part of a global movement of companies dedicated to making a positive impact on people and the planet. With 1,500 B Corps in the UK, including well-known names like Body Shop and Patagonia, the B Corp certification is a mark of distinction that can benefit organisations of all sizes. 

About the Workshop: 

During the workshop, you’ll hear from our team members: Emma Lower, our Chief Executive; Ellie Lister, our Operations Director; and Anna Osborne, our Commercial & Finance Director. They all played instrumental roles in guiding Lendology on its B Corp journey. They will share their experiences, challenges, and successes as a small organisation with a limited budget that achieved B Corp status and became Certified Carbon Neutral. Their inspiring stories will showcase how B Corp certification can transform your business. 

Meet the Speakers: 

Emma Lower – As our Chief Executive, Emma brings a wealth of experience from managing large teams in multinational organisations. Her leadership was instrumental in guiding Lendology to achieve B Corp and Certified Carbon Neutral status. Emma’s dedication to social and environmental responsibility has earned her recognition, including Wise 100 Awards and a Westcountry Women Award nomination in 2023. 

Ellie Lister – Ellie played a crucial role in leading Lendology’s team towards B Corp certification. Her commitment to finding solutions for partners and clients has been a driving force behind our mission to create a more sustainable financial landscape. Ellie oversees all of Lendology’s operations, ensuring they align with social and environmental responsibility values. 

Anna Osborne – Anna embodies the vision of inclusivity and supportiveness that drove our journey to B Corp status. In 2023, she achieved Lendology’s Fair Tax Accreditation, further enhancing our commitment to being clear, fair, and not misleading in our financial practices. 

About Lendology CIC: 

Lendology is a non-profit SME located outside Taunton. Working on behalf of our council partners, we offer a loan service to homeowners to make their homes safer, warmer, and more energy-efficient while reducing carbon emissions. Since 2005, Lendology CIC has lent over £21 million of local council capital to improve private sector housing. Our loans target a wide range of solutions, from retrofitting and energy efficiency measures to general home repairs and maintenance. 

Event Details: 

Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2023 

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

Location: Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton, TA1 1HE 

Price: £12.50 + VAT 

Organised in Partnership with: 

This event is being organised in partnership with Somerset Council, Somerset Chamber, and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). 

Booking Information:  

Tea and coffee will be provided during the event. Non-members of Somerset Chamber are welcome to attend. To book your spot, please contact at 01823 444924 or email to membership@somerset-chamber.co.uk. Bookings for this event will close at 4:00 pm on October 31. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from our journey to B Corp status and discover how your organisation can make a positive impact on the world. Join us on November 7th for an inspiring and informative workshop! 

Register for the Event: https://secure2.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/24214?ccid=3077 

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