London Borough of Camden, United Kingdom
Other professional, scientific & tech
Service with Minor Environmental Footprint
Society is a global executive search firm. We solve recruitment challenges for responsible businesses and purpose-driven organisations on a retained basis. Our mission is to bring about positive change around the world by placing exceptional people into meaningful roles within good organisations. From our offices in the United Kingdom, the United States, and New Zealand, we handle appointments based all over the world. Our clients come from a range of different industries and niches across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. We work broadly across many different functional areas, tackling everything from CEO and Board-level appointments, through to mid-level roles, and programmes of recruitment resulting from expansion or restructure. Society is a signatory of the Voluntary Code of Conduct for Executive Search Firms. We are passionate supporters of equality of opportunity, and genuine believers in the value and importance of diversity. 10% of our profits go towards funding the work of The Society Foundation, an independent charity dedicated to tackling issues of workforce inclusion.
Overall B Impact Score
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.