We’re a certified B Corp!
Hightower achieved B Corp Certification in 2023 for its in-house brand, Hightower Studio. B Corps are for-profit companies that are leading a global movement for an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economy. We are 3rd party verified and have to meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.
So what is a B Corp and why is it important?
B Corps are for-profit companies that meet the highest standardsof social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. As a B Corp in the design and furniture manufacturing industries, Hightower is counted among businesses that are leading a global movement for an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economy.
Becoming a B Corp aligns perfectly with Hightower's core values and mission to create a more sustainable and equitable world. It provides a framework for us to continually improve our practices and strive for excellence in all areas of our business.
By choosing to support a B Corp like Hightower, you are actively contributing to a global movement for positive change. Our commitment to social and environmental responsibility means that your investment in our products and services helps us drive meaningful impact for people and the planet.
How did we get here?
As part of being a B Corp, Hightower is committed to being an ethical manufacturer and employer with strong ESG targets:
- Hightower is certified as a Women Owned Small Business
- We manufacture many of our products within North Carolinausing a local supply chain
- We pay a living wage with great benefits to our team members
- Many products are Red List Free and certified Indoor Advantage Gold for low VOCs
- We invest in the design and development of inclusive products
Where do we go from here?
While we crossed the finish line to B Corp certification, our work has only just begun. From material transparency to inclusivity-focused products to investments in our team, Hightower will continue to push forward to create meaningful change.