London-based micromobility platform HumanForest has been given B Corp accreditation, a certification for businesses reaching higher ethical and environmental standards.
HumanForest, which operates shared e-bike schemes in a number of London boroughs, has been given B Corp accreditation with a score of 98.5 out of 100, as the brand aims to highlight its sustainable practices.
B Corp certification, which is operated by B Lab, is a business award given to companies that meet a high bar of performance, accountability, and transparency in their fields.
Agustin Guilisasti, CEO and founder of HumanForest said: “We are disrupting the shared micro mobility industry in a responsible way, building a company that is a force for good in the communities where we operate. HumanForest was founded on the principle of sustainability mobility, it is core to everything we do. B Corp offers a tangible and transparent framework for keeping businesses accountable and setting industry benchmarks. Becoming certified is a testament to the work our team continuously puts into this journey of becoming the most responsible version of ourselves.”
HumanForest scored 98.5 points following a rigorous application process, answering more than 300 questions concerning every area of the company across the five impact areas including community, customers, environment, governance and workers.
Out of the 1,600 B Corp certified businesses based in the UK, HumanForest is one of two micromobility companies to achieve this status and the only London-based micro mobility firm.
Laura Elms, head of partnerships and sustainability at HumanForest said: “This certification is a nod to HumanForest’s guiding mission of bringing affordable and sustainable mobility to communities. We believe in the value of the private sector as a force for good when we all act responsibly holding the planet, people and communities in mind. With that spirit of collaboration in mind, we are so excited to see HumanForest join the B Corp community. However, our work is far from over – we will continue to innovate, adapt and develop our services to ensure we continue to be the most sustainable micro mobility company in the world!”