Cook Trading Ltd

Certified B Corporation

Kent, United Kingdom

Certified Since

November 2013


Food products



Operates In

United Kingdom

At COOK they are all about Remarkable Food For Your Freezer, Made Like You Would At Home. This means at their kitchens they cook using exactly the same ingredients and techniques you would at home. The driving purpose at the heart of COOK is Nourishing Relationships. Home cooking is all about nourishment, not just for the body but for the soul, and COOK is a business built on strong, caring relationships between people. The big relationships that really matter to tem, that they are attempting to nourish are: Between Business and Society. COOK believes a business is the most potent instrument of positive change in the world today. They seek to show how business can create shared and durable prosperity for all, rather than simply maximise return for shareholders. They believe food should be cooked not processed. Cooking is the magic through which people transform raw ingredients into delicious sustenance for life. It is the vital link connecting food and farms, people and planet. So they are proud to cook in kitchens full of people and seek to create a better food system.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Cook Trading Ltd earned an overall score of 104.1. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
104.1 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.6

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/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 & Engagement2.2
Ethics & Transparency5.3
+ 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 32.8

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & 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 Security9.3
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.2
Career Development3.0
Engagement & Satisfaction5.9
+ Workforce Development4.3

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.

Community 24.4

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & 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, & Inclusion4.8
Economic Impact6.1
Civic Engagement & Giving4.3
Supply Chain Management9.0

Environment 25.2

Environment 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 Management6.3
Air & Climate9.3
Land & Life7.2

Customers 3.8

Customers 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 & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship3.8

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score104.1
2018 Overall B Impact Score87.5
2015 Overall B Impact Score82.9
2013 Overall B Impact Score80

Additional Documentation

Cook Trading Disclosure Report

Cook Trading Disclosure Report 2021

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