Congratulations to Enterprise Ireland client Easydry who has been awarded Certified B Corp status; the first and only disposable towel company in the world to have achieved this prestigious certification. Thousands of companies around the world apply for B Corp certification each year, but only a select few make it through the assessment and verification process. Easydry joins a select community of 4,000 businesses around the world with this certification and is one of less than ten B Corps in Ireland.
Certified B Corporations, or B Corps, are companies that have been verified as meeting the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Rather than solely operating to generate profit, B corps prioritise creating value for the local community, for employees, and for the environment. Easydry achieved this elusive certification with a high score of 98.7.
Easydry CEO and founder Anne Butterly, says: “I am so proud that Easydry has become a certified B Corp! I founded Easydry almost 20 years ago with sustainability at its heart. Achieving B Corp certification is a fantastic validation of what we do and what we believe in. It fits perfectly with the Easydry mission and vision. I, and my team, are delighted to share this good news with you.
Achieving certification is a tough process and has involved a huge proportion of our time and effort. However, this has given us a great opportunity to examine what we do for people, planet, and profit. The time spent on this process has been well worth it.
Becoming a B Corporation is just the start for us. We have achieved a score of 98.7. The minimum required to achieve B Corporation Certification is 80 but the average score companies receive is 50.9. We are proud to be one of the highest scoring B Corporations in Ireland. We want to continue along this path and achieve even higher results in our next certification.
This process and framework have given us an opportunity to identify actions that we want to implement over the coming years. We thank our customers and partners for their support, and we hope that they will continue this journey with us.”
To view the Easydry B Corporation page please visit: https://www.bcorporation.net/en-us/find-a-b-corp/company/easydry and to learn more about B Corp please visit: https://www.bcorporation.net/en-us/certification