London Borough of Islington, United Kingdom
Vivobarefoot is on a mission to reconnect people and planet through making footwear that is regenerative to human movement and planetary health. Created by two cousins from a long line of cobblers, Galahad and Asher Clark are on a quest to make the perfect footwear—perfect for feet. They use barefoot design principles using wide toe boxes, thin soles and flexible structures which are scientifically proven to improve foot health and how we move. They believe the only real model of environmental sustainability is the natural world itself: nature is the path to human wellbeing and our business goals are designed to help regenerate and restore the environment. In 2020 Vivobarefoot launched ReVivo, a program that sees our worn and returned Vivo footwear revived, reconditioned, keeping our shoes on feet and away from landfill. The same year the company has launched Livebarefoot Foundation, an in-house impact hub, catalysing research, advocacy and enterprise-based solutions for environmental and social problems. The foundations long-term goal is being the world’s leading impact investment hub for regeneration.
Overall B Impact Score
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.
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.
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