Staffing and Recruiting, Employment Services

Durham, North Carolina

United States


About Avant Group

The AVANT Group, LLC is a full service staffing company that matches the right candidate, with the right employer, at the right time. AVANT maintains a diverse pool of high quality candidates who want to empower themselves to be on a long term career path. Their pool of prospective employees include but is certainly not limited to: Administrative support in many areas including; legal, accounting, sales, medical, real estate, insurance, etc. General and Skilled laborers including; metal fabrication, warehouse support, carpentry, construction, landscaping, machinist, etc. Management and industry specific positions; realtors, sales personnel, accountants, brokers, etc

AVANT offers many staffing options that can be customized for each client;

1. Direct Hire - Bring the employee immediately onto the employers payroll,

2. Temporary - Employee works for the employer for specific period of time while receiving benefits from and payroll from AVANT

3. Temporary-to-permanent - Employee works for a period of time and the employer may choose to add them as a full-time or part-time employee.

We became a B Corp because as a staffing company, it's easy to have a positive impact on the local community. Becoming a B Corporation, allows us to make our mission public and intentional.

The Change We Seek™

While maintaining high standards of service to our employees and clients, AVANT has a vision to form alliances with other sustainable businesses, vendors, and clients to strengthen the local community. AVANT will be providing increased resources to prospective employees that help them achieve their long term career goals and be part of a healthy growing community.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

December 2010

Company Score

Median Score*



The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.



The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.



The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).



The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.



The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

Overall B Score

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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Company Highlights: 

Workers: 100% of employees participate in the bonus plan; Offers 26+ days of paid maternity leave.

Community: Gives preference to sustainable or fair trade and local suppliers; Offers employees time-off for community service.

Environment: >75% of printed materials use recycled paper content, FSC certified paper, or soy based inks; Purchases recycled or sustainable input office supplies and reclaimed or reused office furniture.


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