HelloFresh UK, the first carbon-neutral recipe box company achieved Certified B Corporation status in July 2021, demonstrating the brands commitment to social and environmental standards relating to governance, workers, community, environment and customers.

Joining a global community of 6,000+ companies who are focused on purpose beyond profit, HelloFresh received the highest-score out of all Certified B Corporation recipe box providers, and has prioritised supplier collaboration and supply chain transparency for some time to help achieve its ambitious goals.

Working with Authenticate since May 2020 to map supply chains, create and collate results using digital audits and assessments, enhance supplier management and centralise product specifications across multiple regions worldwide, HelloFresh utilised the software’s capabilities to gather data during the Certified B Corporation application process.

Distributing a supplier survey containing questions covering a range of areas listed below, HelloFresh were able to identify opportunities for education and improvement whilst submitting an accurate, transparent response beyond its internal operations to B Corp.

  • Water – Usage, target setting, policies and practices
  • Waste – Production, target setting, policies and practices
  • Environmental Impact – Product certifications and labelling
  • Diversity & Inclusion – Supplier location and employment opportunities

Explaining how Authenticate has helped HelloFresh to collect data for the Certified B Corp application, Adam Best, Senior Director of International Safety, Quality & Operational Compliance said:

“Authenticate supports our continued work on building industry leading food safety and quality assurance systems, whilst also providing valuable information linking to our many sustainability initiatives. Accurate and real-time data is the foundation of decision making at HelloFresh, with Authenticate providing an aligned solution.”

Is your business looking to achieve Certified B Corporation status? To find out how the Authenticate supply chain transparency platform can help your business to see the scale of its supplier networks and support progress against people and planet-centric goals, simply get in touch with the team to request a demo.

Read more about HelloFresh’s sustainability approach.

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