Pagoda Projects

Certified B Corporation

Manchester, United Kingdom

Certified Since

April 2023


Other education


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In




Netherlands The,





United Kingdom,


Pagoda Projects works exclusively with universities and government bodies. We build strategic partnerships to embed internships as part of universities’ curricula and global mobility strategies. Our award-winning internships take place online and in-person, across a wide range of sectors and global destinations. We are ethical, carbon conscious and passionate about making better employability and employment outcomes possible for people from all backgrounds. We work with 50+ universities, delivering positive outcomes for students, institutions and businesses across 45 sectors and 26 countries. Building our internships into undergraduate and postgraduate courses has a proven financial return on investment for institutions and a positive impact on student experience. Our blended online/in-person Sustainable Global Experience programme is the first of its kind to embed Carbon Literacy Training and was highly commended in the Sustainability Global Impact category of the 2022 PIEoneer Awards for leaders in international education.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Pagoda Projects earned an overall score of 88.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
88.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.8

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 & Engagement1.7
Ethics & Transparency4.0
+ 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 28.6

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 Security8.9
Health, Wellness, & Safety5.7
Career Development6.2
Engagement & Satisfaction6.3

Community 15.5

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, & Inclusion3.8
Economic Impact8.0
Civic Engagement & Giving1.3

Environment 2.4

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 Management0.0
Air & Climate0.4
Land & Life2.0

Customers 26.2

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 Stewardship4.3
+ Education21.8

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

2023 Overall B Impact Score88.7

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