IE Design Consultancy Ltd (TA IE Brand and IE Digital

Certified B Corporation

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Certified Since

November 2022


Web portals


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

United Kingdom

IE Brand & IE Digital is a multi award winning creative agency based in the historic Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham. For nearly 30 years IE's talented team of 15 consultants, researchers, writers, brand designers, developers and techies have specialised in serving the Charity, Health, Education and Membership sector. We remain true to our original vision – helping values driven clients to harness the power of brand and digital – for good. IE understands the not for profit sector. Charity clients include: Agapé International, Baby Lifeline, Bowel Research UK, Christian Aid, Clergy Support Trust, Eikon, Forum for the Future, L’Arche International, Mind, Open Doors International, Read Easy, Resuscitation Council UK, Relate and UCCF. Public sector clients include: Public Health England, Ofgem, Care Quality Commission (CQC), and the NHS. Education clients include 21 UK universities including Birmingham, Cambridge, Cranfield and Imperial, and Multi Academy Trusts like Ark and EdAct.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, IE Design Consultancy Ltd (TA IE Brand and IE Digital earned an overall score of 99.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
99.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.3

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 & Engagement1.2
Ethics & Transparency4.1
+ 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 34.9

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 Security9.7
Health, Wellness, & Safety10.6
Career Development6.5
Engagement & Satisfaction6.1

Community 19.4

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, & Inclusion7.3
Economic Impact6.0
Civic Engagement & Giving2.8
Supply Chain Management1.0

Environment 8.4

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 Management4.0
Air & Climate1.8
Land & Life2.2

Customers 21.5

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 Stewardship2.5
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises12.9
+ Serving in Need Populations6.1

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 Score99.7

Additional Documentation

IE Design Consultancy Ltd Transparent Disclosure 2022

B Labs Logo - Home Link

Sign up to our Insights newsletter, a monthly digest of the latest news on economic systems change from B Lab Global.

We take the security of your data seriously, read our privacy policy for further information. For newsletter communications relating to your local region, please visit Global Partner sites to subscribe.

Copyright © 2023 B Lab. All rights reserved.