News

New research released today reveals that over three quarters of the UK public (76%) believe that, more than ever before, the law needs to change to give businesses a legal responsibility to prioritise people and the planet alongside making a profit.

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What if every business in the UK was purpose-driven?

In partnership with leading think tank @Demos, B Lab UK has launched The Purpose Dividend — an exploration into the potential for purpose-led business to drive the UK’s economic recovery.

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This year we’re opening the eyes of MPs, policy-makers, business leaders and the public with a two-week campaign — Wake Up to Better Business.

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As the cost of living crisis unfolds, the UK’s businesses will experience it in different ways but all face urgent decisions about how to respond. The Better Business Act and B Lab UK have produced a short guide showcasing some amazing examples of businesses taking innovative approaches to support workers and communities.

October, 2022

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Business Reporter, November 2021

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Dr. Mary Johnstone-Louis and Charmian Love in Harvard Business Review, May 2021

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Harvard Business Review, January 2021

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Britain needs business at its best

2,500 companies have chosen to be part of the coalition for a cleaner, greener, fairer future for all.

Events

Better Business Act returned to Westminster, along with business leaders, MPs and policy-makers to launch the Wake Up to Better Business campaign.

April, 2023

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Find out some of the B Lab UK teams’ reflections on the Anthropy event.

November, 2022

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Watch BBA Co-Chair, Mary Portas, keynote for the British Chambers of Commerce annual conference.

June 2022

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Supporter event hosted by Virgin StartUp exploring what businesses can do to change business for good. 

March, 2022

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Explore how you can commit to net zero by making changes to your contracts.

December, 2021

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Supporter event hosted by Cheshire For Good exploring what businesses can do to create a better world.

November, 2021

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Event with Investors in People & Gateley highlighting why they stand behind the BBA.

November, 2021

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Exploring the future of corporate governance with We Mean Business Coalition, Natura &Co and Pukka Herbs at COP26.

November, 2021

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Joanna Allen, CEO of graze, shares why she supports the Better Business Act at COP26.

November, 2021

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An event with the Social Markets Foundation at Conservative Party Conference 2021.

October, 2021

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An event with the Social Markets Foundation at Labour Party Conference 2021.

September, 2021

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The Institute of Director held an event exploring the need for the BBA.

July, 2021

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Discussing the BBA with The Conduit and FT Moral Money, moderated by Pilita Clark.

July, 2021

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An event with Saïd Business School exploring how the BBA fits into building a better economic system.

June, 2021

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We have launched in parliament with the support of MPs and Peers, and business leaders.

April, 2021

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