Bother

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

London Borough of Brent, United Kingdom

Certified Since

December 2021

Industry

General retail via Internet

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

United Kingdom

Bother launched in 2020 aiming to simplify people’s lives making shopping for household basics simpler, smarter and cheaper while building a system that is better for the planet by reducing the impact of the choices you already make and making better choices easier to make. Bother’s aim is to take pressure off the consumer by providing simplicity of value, convenience and environmental impact to each and every one of our customers, while providing a delivery service that aims to reduce the carbon footprint of the industry overall. By selling the best value eco products alongside big brand favourites, planting ecologically relevant trees with every order, carbon neutral operations and an entirely climate positive workforce, Bother is making better choices easier to make for everyone, not just the few. Community is at the heart of everything Bother does with partnerships already in place with The Trussell Trust and The Million Tree Pledge and by joining the B-CORP community, will continue to work hard to do business better, together. We are on a mission to save people and the planet from the inefficiencies of household shopping. To simplify peoples’ lives, so they can focus on the things that matter. We Bother, so you don't have to.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Bother earned an overall score of 90.9. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
90.9
90.9 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.5

The Governance Impact Area evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social and environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement1.6
Ethics & Transparency4.9
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.


Workers 28.9

The Workers Impact Area evaluates a company's contributions to its employees' financial security, health and safety, wellness, career development, as well as overall engagement and satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security10.9
Health, Wellness, & Safety8.2
Career Development3.4
Engagement & Satisfaction5.3

Community 16.7

The Community Impact Area evaluates a company's engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity, and inclusion; economic impact; civic engagement; charitable giving; and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion3.8
Economic Impact5.0
Civic Engagement & Giving2.9
Supply Chain Management2.1

Environment 25.5

The Environment Impact Area evaluates a company's overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company's operations and, when applicable, its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management7.1
Air & Climate7.2
Water0.5
Land & Life6.3
+ Land/wildlife Conservation0.8
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation3

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.


Customers 3.0

The Customers Impact Area evaluates a company's stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts and media products, serving underserved customers or clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship3.0


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score90.9

Additional Documentation

Bother Transparent Disclosure 2022


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