Centor Insurance and Risk Management Ltd
London, United Kingdom
Service with Minor Environmental Footprint
Centor is an independently owned general insurance broker, based in the City of London. Since their formation in 1973, they have been providing market leading insurance and risk management services to clients ranging from private individuals to multinational corporations. With a clear focus on client satisfaction and realising the importance of providing consistently exceptional service, it is no coincidence that 98% of clients renew each year. Centor work with clients who recognise the importance of offering value for money, but not at the sacrifice of quality. Centor are passionate about running a profitable business but equally passionate about their mission to be a socially responsible business. Centor are a “Gold” Investor in People accredited organisation and have been awarded “Laureate” status by the Great Places to Work institute for longevity in the UK’s Best Workplaces programme. Becoming a B Corp was a perfect fit for Centor to build on their beliefs and join with other like-minded organisations, with whom to work collaboratively and really make a difference.
Overall B Impact Score
The Governance Impact Area evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social and 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.
The Workers Impact Area evaluates a company's contributions to its employees' financial security, health and safety, wellness, career development, as well as overall engagement and 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.
The Community Impact Area evaluates a company's engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity, and 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.
The Environment Impact Area 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.
The Customers Impact Area 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 and media products, serving underserved customers or clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.