Edinburgh, 14th November 2023 – Vegware™, a leading provider of compostable foodservice packaging solutions, is thrilled to announce its first certification as a B Corporation. This prestigious recognition reflects Vegware’s commitment to ethical and responsible business practices that benefit both society and the environment.
The certification is a testament to Vegware’s dedication to fostering positive change. By meeting rigorous social and environmental performance standards, Vegware has joined a global community of businesses that prioritises environment, people, community and also purpose.
Vegware’s journey towards becoming certified underscores its dedication to making a meaningful impact in the communities it serves. The company has demonstrated a commitment to responsible governance and the well-being of its employees. This achievement highlights Vegware’s approach to conducting business responsibly and transparently.
“We are incredibly proud and excited that Vegware is now a certified B Corporation,” said Helen Mathieson, Managing Director at Vegware. “Our team has worked tirelessly to ensure our operations align with the highest standards of social and environmental responsibility. This certification reaffirms our commitment to making a positive difference in the world.”
Vegware offers high quality compostable catering disposables for the foodservice market. The company has established partnerships with some of the world’s largest contract caterers and distributors. Vegware’s products are the preferred choice for a wide range of establishments, including hospitals, government offices, tourist attractions, educational institutions, travel industry, and food retailers.
Vegware’s B Corp certification underscores its dedication to creating value beyond profit, emphasising its commitment to corporate social responsibility and ethical business conduct. By becoming a B Corp certified company, Vegware reinforces its position as a leader in responsible business practices, driving positive change in the industry and beyond.
As a Certified B Corporation, Vegware is part of a growing number of companies working to improve the world in more than 150 industries in over 80 countries. They include Vegware’s sister company Eco-Products® that recently earned certification as a B Corp for the third time.
To learn more about Vegware, visit www.vegware.com
Kelly Falconer, Marketing Manager
Vegware, a Novolex brand, is a global specialist in plant-based compostable foodservice packaging. Our award-winning catering disposables are made from plants, using renewable or recycled materials and can all be commercially composted with food waste where accepted.
Vegware was established in Edinburgh in 2006, and has further operational bases in the UK, EU and USA, with distribution throughout Europe, the Middle East and Caribbean.
More information can be found at www.vegware.com
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