Bread For Good Community Benefit Society Ltd (trading as Scotland The Bread) is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, registration number RS007315.
The Society is overseen by a founding Board of Directors who will be confirmed or replaced by direct elections at the first Annual General Meeting, to be held during 2017. Any shareholder aged 16 or above may be nominated for election to the Board and every shareholder is entitled to cast a vote in that election.
Every shareholder will have one vote as a member of the Society, whatever the size of his or her investment. The Society is owned by its members; its rules have been drawn up with the intention of seeking charitable status, so there is no possibility that its resources can be diverted for private benefit.
The Society encourages active participation by shareholders, be they farmers, millers, bakers, researchers or citizens who want to use improved grains and champion a healthier, fairer way to nourish ourselves with bread. Learn about becoming a member.
Download a PDF (4MB) document outlining the Rules of Bread for Good Community Benefit Society Ltd here.