TOMS announced as latest Certified B Corporation
TOMS, the global lifestyle brand, has announced its certification as a B Corp.
The company has continued its commitment to high verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability, under the recognition of the B Corp organisation. This means that the brand is using business as a force for good throughout the world.
Founded in 2006, TOMS’ ‘One for One’ business model, was the company’s original purpose-driven brand. Collaborating with the B Corp community will further strengthen and validate the brand, particularly as it broadens its giving portfolio. These partnerships will allow TOMS aims to engage with its consumers of all ages on significant social issues that are faced on a global scale.
Jim Alling, CEO at TOMS, said: “At TOMS we have always believed that striving to do right by the people and places we touch will not only lead to a positive social impact, but will also lead to positive business results. We are proud to be associated with the other companies that have made the commitment to operate as a B Corp™ and we hope that many others will join us.”
TOMS joins over 2,700 B Corp certified companies in 60 countries, across 150 industries.