Ian Martin Group

Technical Recruiting and Hiring Technology

Oakville, Ontario



About Ian Martin Group

Founded by engineers to support the needs of the industry, the Ian Martin Group has been family owned and 100% Canadian since 1957. They specialize in Engineering & Technical, Information Technology and Telecom recruiting and hiring technology to help organizations of all sizes "hire better."

Fitzii helps small and medium businesses hire effectively by combining leading-edge technology with personality/culture/skills assessments to help match more people with Meaningful Work.

We became a B Corp to help clarify, define, and articulate our purpose as an organization. We hope to learn from other B Corps, improve our impacts, measure our progress, and become more transparent & accountable to that purpose. See our first 2 years of progress in this post: “Why be a B? An open letter to fellow business owners.

The Change We Seek®

Ian Martin Group believe in practicing ‘Stewardship’ – caring for what they do as if it were their own. They have an employee-led body called the Stewardship Council who represent their stakeholders to management. Their Stewardship Council has defined the change they seek:

We see a world with each and every person pursuing meaningful work.

We break down barriers to employment.

We unleash technical talent for a more innovative, more prosperous world.

We are changing the way business is done, creating benefit for people and our planet.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

January 2012

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: Has an intentional education program around shared financials; Offers part-time and flextime work schedules; Offers health & wellness program and matching for retirement savings

Community: >50% of revenues generated from clients residing locally to company headquarters; Over 75% of employees participate in company fundraising activities; Gives >10% profits to charity; Offers 100,000+ applicants each year funding for $25 microfinance loans on Kiva.org - see “Redeeming the Resume Black Hole

Environment: 100% of company facilities located in previously constructed buildings; Company has an environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP) policy; Lowers carbon footprint using virtual meeting technology


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