Certified B Corporation

Manchester, United Kingdom

Certified Since

February 2022


Educational support


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In





Netherlands The,


United Kingdom,

United States

Businesses often struggle at an early-stage to hire capable and diverse early-stage tech talent. Whether sourcing candidates or ensuing they can flourish without an experienced onboarding strategy, it can be tough. Moreover, this lack of talent and diversity can hamper growth and the ideation needed to grow. Academy empowers the raw talent of today to become leaders in technology, through an intensive training program in software engineering and tech leadership led by industry experts, as well as continuing mentorship throughout their first two years of placement which allows them to hit the ground running and excel at dynamic partner companies (which include the likes of Beryl, Beamery, Capital on Tap and more). Academy's candidates are ambitious, highly skilled and diverse -- 50% of their candidates are women, and 60% belong to a minority ethnicity. All are high potential individuals, with strict entry requirements and an acceptance rate of around 1%. As always, you can find out more or book in a consultation for your business at

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Academy earned an overall score of 116.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
116 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.4

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 & Engagement0.9
Ethics & Transparency5.4
+ 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 23.3

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 Security9.0
Health, Wellness, & Safety3.6
Career Development2.6
Engagement & Satisfaction4.7

Community 12.2

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, & Inclusion2.8
Economic Impact6.0
Civic Engagement & Giving0.3
Supply Chain Management1.0

Environment 7.0

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 Management2.8
Air & Climate0.0
Land & Life1.0

Customers 56.6

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 Stewardship2.3
+ Business Model and Engagement30.6
+ Quality and Continuous Improvement10.9
+ Educational Outcomes10.5
+ Privacy and Consumer Protection0.8

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

2022 Overall B Impact Score116

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Beryl Case Study

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