Published May 11, 2023

GCP-backed First Mile gains B Corp certification

Congratulations to the First Mile team on earning their well-deserved B Corp certification.

The business becomes one of the first in its industry to achieve the status, recognising the positive social and environmental impact of its range of recycling services, zero-to-landfill policy and approach to business conduct. The team and their ESG-focused leadership continue supporting the circular economy and helping clients reduce their carbon impact.

GCP is proud to support First Mile on its journey, working with the management team who continue delivering positive change for customers. We always believe in building sustainable businesses for the long-term and continue to work according to our Sustainable Investment Framework, based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the UK Government’s Social Value Model.

Kirsty McDonald, Partner, GCP, commented:

“First Mile is an incredible business and one with whom we’re extremely excited to work. The core business proposition creates positive value for customers; the team are energetic, passionate, values-led, inclusive and dedicated to delivering outstanding results; and the business is committed to growing successfully and sustainably, looking after its customers and each other, and contributing to ESG and the circular economy. First Mile’s B-Corp accreditation is another fantastic example of the business continuing to lead in its field.”

Find out more about First Mile’s new certification here