Independently Owned

The business is majority owned (51%) and operated by the same person or group of people.

Sustainable Development Goals
Reduced inequalities
Proof Point Level
Product Business

What are the requirements for this Proof Point?


  • Business ownership is defined as the ownership of 51% of shares
  • Operating a business is defined as holding executive positions and full decision-making authority
  • The business is not publicly traded or owned by a parent company

Information you'll need to share in this Proof Point

  • Name(s) of the owner(s)

What documents do I need to supply?

Evidence should strongly support the claim and will be made publicly available

Please provide evidence of business ownership for this Proof Point. Redact any confidential information such as addresses.

  • Incorporation documents

  • National company registrar link (e.g. Companies House in the UK)

  • Shareholders' agreement

  • Lawyer/notary letter

Who can verify this Proof Point?

Verifiers are third parties who can confirm the validity of a given Proof Point

  • Lawyer/legal office

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