B Lab EU: Hi! Tell us briefly who you are and what your company does. One Creation: ONE CREATION Cooperative is a company that provides a dedicated tool to the investment community to support the rapid development of environmental technologies through a global multi-sector approach. This tool provides a way to financially support those companies in the long term and accompany them in the realisation of the wide array of ecological, climatological, societal objectives of the Sustainable Economy. The tool is a way to support the long term realisation of the Paris agreement COP21 objectives.
ONE CREATION Cooperative believes in the power of symbiosis. Just like its business model, it needs a network of like-minded people to grow and reach its full potential.
B Lab EU: Why did you decide to become a B Corp? One Creation: The B Corp model provides us with a guideline and a route to be able to evaluate and engage in the progress of our societal commitment.
B Lab EU: What does being a B Corp mean to you? One Creation: The B Corp movement offers a response to the need to create a desirable world of cooperation and responsible engagement between present and future generations.
B Lab EU: Have you seen business benefits of being a B Corp? One Creation: At the level of an increase in business, no. In terms of the awareness that we must have internally to implement new values, yes.
B Lab EU: What are you looking forward to most about the 2019 Summit? One Creation: We are looking forward to opportunities to turn to countries with investors who are closer to a long-term sustainability investment vision. We would like to be able to create development connections in the search for new partners as well as companies in which we could invest as a "co-owner".
B Lab EU:What are your plans for the future to use your business as a force for good?
One Creation: The cooperative is a strong societal commitment.
ONE CREATION Cooperative is a structure that is focused on a necessary economic model that is more responsible thanks to the commitment of its partners and the companies it supports and the positive impact on the environment it cultivates.
It is a form of disruption of a financial model that has reached its limits and must re-engage in the real economy.