NEB is Certified B Corp™!

We are so proud that New England Biolabs (NEB) is a Certified B Corporation®, joining a movement where companies agree to meet a higher set of standards and aspire to use business as a force for good™. What eco-friendly actions did NEB take to earn B Corp Certification?

NEB has been working to minimize its impact on the environment since its founding over 45 years ago, through initiatives that include:

Passion in science

Establishing the Passion in Science Awards® to recognize scientists who are committed to making a difference through their science, service, environmental stewardship and artistic endeavors.


Establishing the first shipping box recycling program in the U.S. in 1976.

NEB Foundation

Founding the New England Biolabs Foundation (NEBF) to foster community-based conservation of landscapes and seascapes, and the bio-cultural diversity found in these places.


Offsetting its carbon footprint through reforestation efforts in Costa Rica and the establishment of solar panels on the NEB campus.

NEB has always believed that there is an important role for business to play in community building and thoughtful stewardship of the environment, and it will continue to strive to set the standard for the life science industry.

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