Method achieves B Corp certification

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Leading live event and festival production company, METHOD is proud to announce that it has achieved B Corp certification, joining a community of 1,900 UK businesses committed to using their power to drive positive social and environmental change. This prestigious certification reflects METHOD’s ongoing dedication to sustainability, transparency, and ethical business practices.

B Corps are businesses that meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency, as verified by the nonprofit, B Lab. METHOD’s commitment to becoming a B Corp aligns with its core values of transparency and attention to detail, and its mission to create memorable events while minimising its environmental footprint and maximising positive social impact.

“We are thrilled to be recognised as a B Corp,” said Will Holdoway, Co-Founder and Director of METHOD. “This certification validates our investment in sustainability and social practices to date – we’ve been reinvesting significant revenue in green initiatives since day one. But more than an accolade, B Corp certification is a milestone that cements our unwavering commitment towards a positive future and commitment to maintaining these values while we grow.”

METHOD’s dedication to sustainability extends beyond its internal operations to the events it produces and has included client-focused initiatives such as transitioning to 100% greener fuel sources and zero waste to landfill. From music festivals to boutique gatherings, METHOD strives to minimise waste, reduce carbon emissions, and promote social responsibility at every stage of event planning and execution.

“We believe that events have the power to inspire positive change and bring communities together,” said James Dutton, Co-Founder and Director of METHOD. “B Corp demonstrates our commitment to harnessing that power for good. This certification underscores our values, and in this challenging time for the sector, it’s crucial we maintain these principles. It is a real testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, as well as our clients and partners who share our vision for a positive future.”

METHOD’s clients have also praised the company’s commitment to sustainability and social responsibility. Tramlines, one of the UK’s largest metropolitan festivals, has been a longstanding partner of METHOD.
“We’re proud to see our production partner METHOD gaining this certification“ said Matt Harrap, Tramlines Director. “It is great to work with a team who are alongside our values of positive social change. Our ongoing work to develop Tramlines Trust and further initiatives including this year’s Music Support Safe Hub underscore our commitment to empowering social change and supporting local communities”

GALA, another valued client of METHOD, echoed similar sentiments.
”As an organisation committed to social and environmental responsibility, we value partners who share these standards,” said Laura Hemmings, GALA Head of Production. “At GALA we’re heavily invested in the constant innovation around social and environmental impact, as well as a commitment to transparency and accountability as shown in our reporting [].”

METHOD’s B Corp certification is a significant milestone in the company’s journey towards greater sustainability and social responsibility. By joining the ranks of certified B Corps, METHOD remains at the forefront of sustainable event production and continues to inspire positive change in the industry. In alignment with the B Corp guidelines, METHOD will continue to review internal policies for constant improvement while also consolidating its commitment to the 2030 Agenda, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, and the United Nations Global Compact.