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How Can Employee Engagement Services Help Navigate The B Corp Certification Journey?

Employee Engagement

In today's business landscape, companies are increasingly recognising the importance of not just profitability, but also their impact on society and the environment. This shift has led to the rise of B Corporations (B Corps) - businesses committed to balancing the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. Achieving B Corp certification requires meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. As a market research agency deeply invested in ethical business practices, we believe that employee engagement plays a pivotal role in helping companies on their journey towards B Corp certification.

What Is B Corp Certification?

Before delving into the significance of employee engagement services, it's crucial to grasp the essence of B Corp certification. B Corps are businesses that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. These companies are driven by a mission to create positive impact beyond just financial gains, aligning their business practices with the wellbeing of employees, communities and the planet. At the end of 2023, we proudly certified as a B Corp. Find out more here.

The Importance of Employee Engagement Services

At the heart of any B Corp is its people. Employee engagement encompasses the emotional commitment and dedication employees have towards their organisation's goals and values. It's vital to create a culture where employees are motivated, fulfilled and aligned with the company's purpose. This aspect of organisational culture is not just beneficial for employee wellbeing, but it also directly contributes to the achievement of B Corp certification.

Alignment with B Corp Principles

B Corps are evaluated based on various criteria, including governance, workers, community, environment and customers. Employee engagement directly impacts several of these criteria through:

  • Worker Wellbeing: Engaged employees are happier, more satisfied, and more likely to thrive in their roles. By prioritising employee wellbeing through engagement initiatives, companies demonstrate a commitment to the welfare of their workforce.
  • Community Impact: B Corps are expected to positively impact the communities in which they operate. Engaged employees are more likely to participate in volunteer activities and social initiatives, amplifying the company's community impact.
  • Environmental Responsibility: Employee engagement can extend to sustainability efforts within the organisation. Committed employees are more likely to support and participate in eco-friendly practices, such as reducing waste, conserving energy, and adopting sustainable business practices, all of which are essential for B Corp certification.
  • Transparency and Accountability: Effective employee engagement develops a culture of transparency and open communication within the organisation. By involving employees in decision-making processes and being transparent about business practices, companies can meet the transparency and accountability standards required for B Corp certification.

Measuring and Improving Employee Engagement

As a market research agency, we specialise in helping companies measure and improve employee engagement through various methodologies, including surveys, focus groups and interviews. By understanding the unique needs and motivations of their workforce, companies can tailor engagement initiatives that resonate with their employees and drive meaningful change.

Employee Engagement Services - Presentation Of Results


Employee engagement services play a crucial role in supporting companies on their journey towards B Corp certification. By prioritising employee wellbeing, developing a culture of transparency and accountability, and aligning business practices with social and environmental values, companies can not only achieve B Corp certification but also create a positive impact that extends beyond their bottom line. 

If you are seeking employee engagement research to start (or continue) your B Corp certification journey, get in contact with our team of researchers. Together, we can build a more sustainable and responsible future using business as a force for good, and we encourage all businesses to join us on this journey to social responsibility.

Jess Crago

Jess Crago

Research and Insight Junior

Jess has a Masters degree in Cybercrime Investigation, and a Bachelors in Sociology and Criminology. She loved the research and statistics aspects of her degrees and now enjoys experiencing the practical applications of research, alongside writing content and experimenting with new software. Her favourite part of research is finding meaningful answers hidden within data.

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