Portt & Co

Certified B Corporation

Somerset, United Kingdom

Certified Since

February 2022


Accounting & auditing


Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In


United Kingdom

Founded in 2015 by Matt Portt, Portt & Co provide an outsourced finance function to SMEs in the food and drink industry. Their portfolio includes bookkeeping, management accounts, payroll and a virtual Finance Director service. One of their core business aims is to make the lives of their clients easier and less stressful, giving them time to focus on growing their business and having a better work-life balance. Portt & Co started their journey to becoming a better business by signing up to a carbon offsetting partner in 2020. Each month carbon emissions for the business and personal lives of the team is offset through the planting of trees and investing in climate positive projects around the world. After seeing the impact, they had to do more and started the process to become a Certified B Corp. As a team, Portt & Co are driven by the passion to make the world a better place, not just for businesses, but for their children and future generations, communities and clients. Portt & Co hope to inspire others to join us in building a better future

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Portt & Co earned an overall score of 93.4. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
93.4 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.6

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 & Transparency3.3
+ 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 36.7

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 Security8.8
Health, Wellness, & Safety12.0
Career Development5.7
Engagement & Satisfaction6.3

Community 24.6

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, & Inclusion4.9
Economic Impact9.6
Civic Engagement & Giving3.3
Supply Chain Management6.7

Environment 10.1

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 & Climate1.9
Land & Life1.2

Customers 7.2

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 Stewardship4.6
+ Support for Underserved/Purpose Driven Enterprises2.5

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.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score93.4

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