As a B Corp, we aim to live up to high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.
Our Impact Report 2022 reflects this commitment and provides an in-depth look at how we are making a positive impact on our employees, customers, community, and the planet.
To be recognised for making a measurable impact, as we improve lives for a better and more sustainable world.
That with a united purpose, we accelerate how we improve the lives of our people, clients, and wider communities, through alignment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and B Corp certification.
Working towards the Sustainable Development Goals, we aim to improve social mobility through reducing inequalities in our communities and promoting gender equality.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by United Nations Member States in 2015, outline a vision of how we can build a better world and provide a global framework endorsed by governments, businesses and civil society.
We are aligning our social responsibility efforts with these goals and are proud that our work contributes through their advancement.
We have chosen the goals where we can make the strongest improvements and make a measurable impact on the UN targets and indicators and mapped these against our programme.
Our aim is to have a positive impact on as many of the SDGs as possible. Click here for a full list of the goals.
We are focusing on 6 of the goals that we can directly impact and measure our contribution towards their success.
Below are the goals that we have chosen to report on, with their targets and indicators:
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Reduce inequality within and among countries
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
“What a milestone year it has been at BIP UK. Achieving B Corp certification with a score of 94.3 points was definitely a highlight, but we know this is just the beginning.
“Every day I am proud to be a part of this journey and I am motivated by the impact we can make on our people, clients, suppliers, and local communities in the year ahead.”
“Our people are our biggest asset. We empower them to give back, using their skills and enthusiasm to improve lives and communities.
“Giving back to communities is part of our DNA at BIP. And it’s an integral part of what makes us a B Corp organisation.”
“At BIP, our people are at the heart of everything we do. We are proactive in creating a culture where everyone is welcome and able to thrive.
“Inclusivity, equity and equality are priorities for us and we have further to go. We offer support and resources. We learn together and individually and we aim to create a space for honest and open communications.”
We are members of the UN Global Compact. As a participant we are committed to aligning strategies and operations with their ten principles and take actions to advance broader societal goals, particularly the Sustainable Development Goals.
Our Carbon Reduction Plan details our organisational carbon footprint and confirms our commitment to achieving Net Zero by 2050 and carbon neutrality by 2025.
For reading and being a part of our BIP UK and BIP US stories
We are proud of the progress we are making to create a sustainable, inclusive, and equitable company.
We believe that by aligning our business with our B Corp values, we can create a positive impact for our employees, communities, and the planet.
Together, we can continue to drive meaningful change and make a lasting impact for future generations.