arken POP International Ltd

Certified B Corporation

Suffolk, United Kingdom

Certified Since

July 2023


Other manufacturing



Operates In

Netherlands The,

United Kingdom

We are the trusted manufacturer of bespoke point-of-purchase display solutions for brands and retailers – in both the UK and international markets. Retail design, store fixtures, category management, freestanding display, shop-in-shop, signage, poster displays… We reimagine the brand experience at the point-of-purchase, making it purposeful and inspiring, and delivering a visible return on investment. We have been supporting the retail growth in-store for over 75 years. But arken doesn’t just manufacture exceptional retail display. We’re setting the standard elsewhere, too, like social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Put simply, we are determined to go further and do more. arken is committed to supporting long-term change in our industry. As a certified B Corp, arken is part of a growing community of for-profit businesses dedicated to the global movement of using business as a force for good – more responsible, more inclusive, more sustainable. Although it is not always the quickest or easiest path, it’s the right thing to do. And to everyone here at arken, that matters.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, arken POP International Ltd earned an overall score of 84.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
84.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 13.9

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 & Engagement2.1
Ethics & Transparency4.3
+ Mission Locked7.5

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 19.5

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 Security4.7
Health, Wellness, & Safety7.2
Career Development2.8
Engagement & Satisfaction3.9

Community 13.7

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, & Inclusion3.6
Economic Impact2.3
Civic Engagement & Giving1.2
Supply Chain Management5.2

Environment 33.9

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 Management7.0
Air & Climate8.0
Land & Life5.6
+ Resource Conservation8.2
+ Land/wildlife Conservation3

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.

Customers 3.1

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 Stewardship3.1

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score84.3

Additional Documentation

arken POP International Ltd Assessment 2023

arken POP International Ltd. Transparent Disclosure 2023

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