f1 recruitment ltd

Certified B Corporation

London Borough of Southwark, United Kingdom

Certified Since

December 2021


Other professional, scientific & tech


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United Kingdom

Since 2004 f1 recruitment has been pioneering change in the Marketing, PR and Sports marketing industries by helping to increase the representation of black, Asian, minority ethnic communities, lower socio economic communities and women in the Sector. They co-founded NoTurningBack2020 in 2016 (then known as BAME2020) with two goals; to work towards 20% of the wider Marketing sector to come from under represented black, Asian, minority ethnic communities and for this 20% to stay in the sector until they reach the very top jobs. f1 also co founded the Back2businessship Returners programme in 2013 to help Marketing and PR professionals who have taken time out for caring reasons, back into their careers.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, f1 recruitment ltd earned an overall score of 109.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
109 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 21.7

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement5.4
Ethics & Transparency6.3
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 31.1

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security14.6
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.0
Career Development6.6
Engagement & Satisfaction5.9

Community 26.1

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion11.2
Economic Impact6.7
Civic Engagement & Giving5.2
Supply Chain Management0.1

Environment 4.4

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management1.1
Air & Climate0.6
Land & Life1.7

Customers 25.4

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship4.0
+ Impact Improvement21.4

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score109

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