Its Official We're A B Corp

From day one, Alpkit has always done things the right way and we’re hugely excited to announce that we’ve reached a significant milestone: to be officially certified as a B Corp.

B Corps are businesses that meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. It is one of the only certifications that is not for a product or service, but for the whole business behind the product or service.

In becoming a B Corp Alpkit is joining an ever-growing group of businesses that are recognised for using business as a force for good.


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Living the change we want to see

As a small, independent business we need to make money, but we don’t do it at the expense of others or at the expense of the wild places we love.

We know we’re not perfect and don’t have all the answers. However, we are determined to live the change we want to see and we work every day to make things a bit better.

Working to the highest standards

We’re advocates of the highest ethical standards and have always chosen the most environmentally preferable method of production.

Last year we put this to the test and worked with Ethical Consumer Magazine. We published our first comprehensive Sustainability Report and are recognised as the first UK outdoor brand to do so.

We’ve just taken this one step further and completed the wildly exacting process to become a B Corp.

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What is Certified B Corporation

We were assessed and audited against rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.

We’re proud to say that we got certified at the first attempt with a score that places us firmly in the leading pack of the UKs highest ranking sustainable businesses.

See how we fared (and our score) over on the B Corp Website.

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What being a B Corp means for our future

Whilst we’re proud of what we’ve achieved, we recognise these are just the foundations and there’s still plenty of work to be done.

As a B Corp, we join an ever-growing group of companies around the world who, like us, choose to do business the right way.

All B Corps work towards the same goals and together we have a much bigger impact. We will speed up progress to a circular economy and continue to reduce our environmental impact, treat animals humanely, build a better business and give back.


Read more about Alpkit Sustainability

2020 Sustainability Report

Read our 2020 report

Alpkit Foundation

Supporting grassroots projects

Sustainability Principles

Read our policy and principles