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Where employees feel they are making a true difference to an important cause.
MOST MEANINGFUL
COMPANIES TO WORK FOR 


 
IMPACT 50 

NOT JUST ANOTHER AWARD 

The Impact 50 Award is designed to create change and accelerate the progress of impact companies.

This is a 12-month award backed by impact leaders from Patagonia, Flo Health, Ecosia, Headspace, and more.

We have brought together the 50 most important companies to to act as the beacon into the world of impact companies

 

SELECTION FOR IMPACT 50 

Thousands of entries narrowed down to just 50 companies making a true difference
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"Let's make this the most important award
a company could ever win" 

AILEEN OTTENWELLAR HEAD OF IMPACT AT PATAGONIA & IMPACT LEADER AT HYER

BRINGING WORK WITH MEANING TO LIFE

We believe people care more about the work they do than ever before.

 

But finding work with "meaning" is easy to say and hard to find.

 

Out of thousands of applications, we selected the very best impact companies that do things in the right way and showcasing each company in a more entertaining, inspirational & transparent way as we move towards a new world of working.

PURPOSE

WHY DO IMPACT COMPANIES MATTER? 

Accelerating the impact movement benefits all of us.

Together, we have an opportunity to truly inspire a generation to think about making an impact through their work and careers. Imagine if we could inspire and encourage the wider world to consider working somewhere where they find meaning. Where their careers make a difference on important issues.

What impact would that have on the world?

MORE DETAIL 

50 OF THE MOST IMPORTANT COMPANIES IN THE UK.
 

A collection of the 50 most important companies to work for in the UK - in one place. Each company is making a significant impact in the world for the better, from mental health, climate change to fertility tech.

MAJOR INFLUENCERS. BRINGING IN THE EXPERTS 

Over 5 million followers 

Impact Leaders with Hyer are a passionate community of leaders in the world of purpose-driven companies who are on a noble mission to bring “best work” to over 100 million people.

Impact Leaders include people 
from Patagonia, TikTok, Gymshark, Oatly, Google, and more.

Impact Leaders will personally vouch for each winning company and each company will be promoted to each Impact Leader's own audience - totaling
over 5 million followers.

"It's about believing in the power of business as a force for good, and believing that people want their careers to be impactful. But there are still too many unknowns.

 

JAMES CHILDS, GLOBAL HEAD OF TALENT AT PANGAIA

UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS

We are relentless about bringing impact companies and careers to the world in a smart way - that resonates and inspires. We have partnered with most universities & colleges across the UK to showcase the Impact 50 award, all 50 companies, and all jobs from the awarded companies.

 

Imagine at university and college they showed companies doing good, not just Deloitte and EY?

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NETFLIX STYLE TRAILER

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Bringing to life what it means and feels like to work inside a company that actually makes a difference in the world. 

Through video and written features, all 50 companies' stories will be told to highlight the importance of the work they are doing, what it means to the team, and the vision of a better future.

Imagine looking for a career where you can see how important your own work will be to the world.  

 

"Authentic stories of the impact we’re having, told by our team, give potential candidates a glimpse into how they may feel working here. Plus it reminds our team of the important work they are already doing."

 

TOMAS AFTALIAN, CO-FOUNDER AT PACHAMA

PEOPLE REPORT.
DESIGNED BY IMPACT LEADERS

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First of its kind people report, created by leaders in the

Talent and People world.

 

A comprehensive people report showcasing exactly how employees feel working inside the companies.

This is displayed upfront, so anyone exploring a career there will know what it is actually like to work there, even before they apply.

INSTANT, TRANSPARENT JOBS.
SHOWCASED ON THE AWARDS PAGE.

 

D&I-approved live job roles for each company.

All job profiles will be assessed and advised to improve  DE&I by our Impact Leaders from Heads of DE&I at Innocents, Google & Gymshark.

Removing the outdated and unengaging job specs with intelligently designed transparent job profiles that inspire and show the "behind the scenes" of the company.  

"Purpose is deeply personal, the more transparent we as companies can be upfront, the better people can self select where they belong."

 

JONATHAN MILDENHALL, FORMER CMO AT AIRBNB & IMPACT LEADER AT HYER

CERTIFIED TRANSPARENT HIRING.
DESIGNED BY PEOPLE LEADERS.

Headspace announces transparent hiring commitement 

Certified Transparent Hiring is an important new standard created by Impact & People Leaders that holds companies accountable for how they present themselves to potential employees. It is the right thing to do.

Each company receives a Certified Transparent Hiring Report. This certification allows companies to stand out, prove that they have been vetted by industry leaders, and build instant trust and credibility with candidates and customers.

Hims & Hers announces transparent hiring commitement 

Beyond Meat announces transparent hiring commitement 

 

INFLUENCERS. IMPACT LEADERS

BRINGING IN THE EXPERTS

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Ray Page 
Global Head of Social Innovation
We Group

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Aileen Ottenweller
Head of Business
Impact
Patagonia

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Gunhild Stones, Head of People Organic Basics

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James Childs 
Global Talent Lead
Pangaia

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Kevin Seay
Head Of Talent  
Gorillas

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Vanessa Belleau
D&I Lead 
Gymshark

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Shaunagh Duncan
Head Of Sustainability 
Oatly

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Ben Knight
Head Of Sustainability 
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Impact Leaders with Hyer 

Impact Leaders with Hyer are a passionate community of leaders in the world of purpose-driven companies, people & talent, sustainability, D&I, and mental health at work, who are on a noble mission to bring “best work” to over 100 million people.

 

“Best work” - meaning how can we have more fulfillment within our careers? How can we make more of a positive impact on people & planet within our careers? How can we work on behalf of the everyday person, to ensure the best companies are being seen and rewarded and help improve all other companies to elevate to a new standard of what a great place to work should be?

 

The ambition? Every one of us can trust that great companies are being vetted against important standards.

 

Impact Leaders are the internal champions driving important new initiatives and standards that are good for people in their careers; such as fulfilling careers that make a positive impact, transparent hiring, guaranteed interview feedback, and more. Their work really matters - together they make a positive change in how we view and navigate our careers.

 

People admire and trust these leaders because of the work they have already done. Impact Leaders will vouch for each company, be featured on your award page and each company will be promoted to their own audience - totaling over 5 million followers.

Over 5 million followers 

"I needed to use the skills that I have, to do something good in the world." 

Kevin Seay Head Of Talent at Gorillas

Announcing more Impact leaders shortly...

 
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