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Lawson’s Finest Liquids Joins Elite Ranks as B Corp Certified

Lawson’s Finest Liquids Joins Elite Ranks as B Corp Certified

Lawson’s Finest Liquids: A Sustainable Brewery

The B Corp Certification

Recently, the Vermont-based brewery, Lawson’s Finest Liquids, has earned the distinguished B Corp certification from the non-profit organization, B Lab. The certification is only given to companies that meet high standards in social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.

Lawson’s Finest Liquids join a growing list of over 3,500 B Corps globally including Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, and Allbirds. The certification process is rigorous, measuring the company’s impact on the environment, employees, customers, and community. The aim of B Corp certification is to promote more sustainable and responsible business practices.

Lawson’s Finest Liquids: A Visionary Brewery

Lawson’s Finest Liquids was founded in 2008 by Sean and Karen Lawson. They started the business from their backyard in Warren, Vermont, with the goal of brewing world-class beers using local ingredients. Over a decade later, the brewery has grown substantially but has stayed true to its values.

Lawson’s Finest Liquids is not only known for its innovative and delicious craft beers but also for its commitment to sustainability and community engagement. From using solar energy to powering their brewery to partnering with local farmers for their ingredients, Lawson’s Finest Liquids has prioritized environmental stewardship in all aspects of its operations.

Sustainability Practices

Lawson’s Finest Liquids is committed to reducing its environmental impact by adopting sustainable practices such as:

  • Using solar panels to generate energy
  • Investing in energy-efficient equipment
  • Reducing water usage
  • Partnering with local farmers for ingredients
  • Donating spent grain to local farmers for animal feed
  • Encouraging green transportation by providing bike racks

Community Engagement

Lawson’s Finest Liquids is also known for its community engagement initiatives such as:

  • Donating a portion of sales to local charities and non-profit organizations
  • Partnering with local businesses for community events
  • Hosting educational tours and tastings
  • Providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all customers

The Future of Sustainable Business

The B Corp certification of Lawson’s Finest Liquids is a testament to the brewery’s commitment to sustainability, social responsibility, and accountability. It serves as a model for other businesses to follow and shows that it is possible to do well by doing good.

The future of sustainable business lies in the hands of companies that prioritize environmental stewardship, social justice, and community engagement. And it is heartening to know that there are businesses like Lawson’s Finest Liquids that are leading the way.


Dustin is a writer about craft beer and a professional brewer in the city of Chicago. He has written for several magazines and has over a decade of experience in the beer industry. He is currently working on a book about the history of beer in Chicago.

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