Certified B Corporation

London Borough of Hackney, United Kingdom

Certified Since

January 2020


Film, TV & music production


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United Kingdom

Dupe is an open, friendly visual effects company with a penchant for doing the right thing. They carefully balance their incredible talent and professionalism with an approachable, can-do attitude. Practically that means they focus on excellent communication and high-quality output, working closely with clients to craft stunning visual effects for film and television. And they make sure their staff have a healthy work-life balance too. The results speak for themselves. Communicating well and treating their staff this way delivers the best visual effects possible. These values have helped them become the world’s first visual effects company with B Corporation certification - a global group of businesses doing the right thing for people, society and the planet. Whether they're working on an indie short or a studio blockbuster – they bring all this to the table and give it everything they’ve got. Creating amazing work and getting the balance right. Happy team, happy clients. Everybody wins.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, DUPE VFX earned an overall score of 80.5. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
80.5 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 17.9

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 & Engagement2.9
Ethics & Transparency5.0
+ 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 33.1

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 Security7.7
Health, Wellness, & Safety10.5
Career Development5.6
Engagement & Satisfaction6.3

Community 19.9

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, & Inclusion5.9
Economic Impact8.5
Civic Engagement & Giving2.4
Supply Chain Management3.0

Environment 8.7

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 Management4.4
Air & Climate1.1
Land & Life2.7

Customers 0.7

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 Stewardship0.7

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2020 Overall B Impact Score80.5

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