Verve announces B Corp Certification

We've joined the B Corp global community using business as a force for good in the world

JUNE 4TH, 2024


Verve, the leading events and brand experience agency, has been certified B Corp. It is now counted among businesses leading a global movement for a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable economy.

[Dublin] — [June 4th 2024] — Verve, a trailblazing leader in the events and brand experience industry, is thrilled to announce its official certification as a B Corporation (B Corp). This certification underscores Verve’s commitment to meet the high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.

B Corp Certification is awarded by B Lab, a nonprofit organization that rigorously assesses companies to ensure they meet comprehensive standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Verve joins a global community of over 8,000 B Corps across 160 industries and 101 countries, all of which are unified by a shared goal: to redefine success in business.

“This certification is a milestone for Verve,” said Aideen O’Neill, Verve’s Head of Sustainability. “It reflects our firm belief that business can be a force for good. B Corp signals our ongoing commitment to ethical business practices, sustainability, and making a positive impact on our community and the environment. As a B Corp certified business, we are excited to continue to lead by example, demonstrating that success in business can and should go hand-in-hand with social responsibility and environmental stewardship.”

Commitment to Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Verve’s journey towards B Corp Certification has been marked by significant strides in integrating sustainable practices and fostering a positive workplace culture. Key initiatives include:

  • Environmental Stewardship: Verve already holds ISO 20121 Event Sustainability and ISO 14001 Event Environmental Management Systems. Implementation of more sustainable event management has been integrated into every part of the business.
  • Community Engagement: Active participation in community service projects and partnerships with local nonprofits.
  • Employee Well-being: Fostering a supportive work environment with comprehensive benefits, professional development opportunities, and a focus on work-life balance.
  • Ethical Business Practices: Working alongside our partners and clients to evolve our business models so we can uphold the highest standards of transparency, integrity, and ethical conduct in all business dealings.

“Earning the B Corp Certification is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team,” said Ronan Traynor, Founder & CEO of Verve. “We believe that businesses have a crucial role to play in addressing global challenges, and we are committed to driving positive change through our work and our values.”

Looking Ahead

As a certified B Corp, Verve is poised to inspire and collaborate with other businesses striving to make a meaningful impact. The agency plans to leverage its platform to advocate for broader industry-wide adoption of sustainable and socially responsible practices.

For more information about Verve and its B Corp Certification, please visit or contact Aideen O’Neill, Head of Sustainability, at 00 353 1 637 5160 or

About Verve

Verve is a renowned event and brand experience agency, headquartered in Dublin and with offices in Amsterdam and London. The agency became part of the US based Opus Group in 2023 and works globally for some of the world’s biggest brands. 

About B Lab

B Lab is the network transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. This international network of organizations leads economic systems change to support a collective vision of an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economy. B Corp Certification means that a company has been verified as meeting B Lab’s high standards for social and environmental impact, that it has made a legal commitment to stakeholder governance, and that it is demonstrating accountability and transparency by disclosing this record of performance in a public B Corp profile.

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