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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 

More than just a badge of honour, The Impact 50 Award is designed to create change and accelerate the progress of impact companies.

This is a 12-month award, in partnership with major press outlets and backed by impact leaders from Patagonia, Flo Health, Ecosia, Headspace, and more.

We're bringing together the 50 best to act as the beacon into the world of impact, and intentionally highlighting an even mix of startups, scale-ups, and large companies

 

CURRENT 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’re selecting 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?
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INCLUDED WITH THE AWARD 

Selected as 1 of only 50 winners in the UK with a digital art badge

Partnerships with universities 

Major Press Coverage for all 50 companies 

First of its kind People Report
(similar to an impact report) 

Major Influencers in the world of impact & talent  

Netflix style trailer, showing what it "feels like" to work at each awarded company

Transparent Jobs Page & Certified Transparent Hiring approval

DE&I assessed and approved job and career page

MORE DETAIL 

1 OF ONLY 50 AWARDED.
BE THE ONE.

You will be featured alongside some of the most impactful companies in the world including Beyond Meat, Ecosia & Flo Health. Plus you will be exposed to each other's audience creating even more social proof.

 

Proudly display your digital art award and page - highlighting the impact you're having, and why you have been selected for Impact 50 out of 1000s of entries - to your customers, current employees, potential employees, and the wider world. The digital art Impact 50 badge and page lasts for 12 months.

MAJOR PRESS 

The Impact 50 will be featured in major press outlets in a fast-growing movement to bring more people into companies tackling important issues. 

Be seen by vast audiences in the Times and more.

More major press partnerships are to be announced very soon. 

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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.

To add more social proof and credibility to the 50 companies we showcase, our Impact Leaders will personally vouch for each winning company, be featured on your award page, 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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Your culture in 90 seconds

Bring to life what it means and feels like to work inside your company. Just like a Netflix trailer gets us excited about the new drama series.

Created by hyer, we will bring to life the impact you are having and what it means to your employees to be making a difference in their work. This is one of the most entertaining ways to show future employees what their life will be like with you and show customers your behind-the-scenes. 

(Created by our in-house creative team either remotely or in person. 
This does NOT require any additional work or cost from you. )

"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.

 

Much like an impact report measures your sustainability initiatives. This is your People Report, accurately measuring how connected your employees are to your mission, how much they personally feel like they are making a difference and how much they feel the company is making a significant impact on the mission.

 

Most companies make bold claims about their missions and culture. Talent no longer trusts these claims. The People Report is designed to independently vet companies in order to transparently showcase back to potential candidates and customers. 


You will receive a design-focused report of why you have won the award from over 1000's of other companies, how you scored on the employee survey, and why you are an important and meaningful place to work - told by our Impact leaders to give more social proof to each company. 

Stand out from the crowd and build instant trust by showing your customers and candidates that you have been vetted by Impact Leaders in keys areas.

INSTANT, TRANSPARENT JOBS.
SHOWCASED ON THE AWARDS PAGE.

 

Your DE&I-approved live job roles will be beautifully displayed directly on your award page, showcased in a way that talent loves and responds to. 

All job profiles will be assessed and advised to improve your 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.  
 

As an Impact 50 winner, you will be able to instantly display up to 3 live jobs at any time, for 12 months, free of charge. 

This does NOT require any additional work or cost from you.

"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.

You will receive a Certified Transparent Hiring Report & Banner, which you can use to show future employees and customers that you are committed and accountable.

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 

THE DETAILS 

WHAT IS EXPECTED FROM EACH COMPANY?

  • Online Application - 2 minutes

  • Employees anonymous survey - 5 minutes ( not all employees are required to do this, but the more the better. )

All content creation is done by Hyer. All we need from each company is to complete the 2-minute application and encourage your employees to fill out the easy, 5-minute anonymous survey.

Once accepted

  • Our creative team will do all the content creation - nothing is needed from you.

  • 10-minute video “interviews” with a handful of employees - remote or in person. To show the audience how their work makes a difference, so they can be inspired to want to make that difference too.

DATES

  • Deadline for online application is 12th August 2022

  • Impact 50 to be released with a bang in September

HOW ARE THE AWARD WINNERS DECIDED?

  • The Top 50 are awarded by our Impact Leaders, based on your application, employee surveys, and independent research

WHAT SIZE COMPANIES SHOULD APPLY?

  • Emerging Companies  ( Start-ups from 1-50 people ) 

  • Fast-Growing Companies ( Scale-ups from 50-150 people ) 

  • Large Companies ( 150-10,000+ people ) 

PRICING

Costs are only applicable to the Impact 50 winners. There is NO cost just to apply. 

There is a nominal cost attached for all 50 companies that are selected in order to keep the award sustainable and promote each company to the wider world, as well as major press coverage, DEI&I assessments, and support for 12 months. 

 

One-off fee:

  • £950

100% GUARANTEE

Completely risk-free for all 50 awarded companies. We offer a 100% guarantee. If you do not hire 1 person who applies directly on your award page within the full 12 months - we will return the entire cost of the award.

 

10% OF THE AWARDED COMPANIES WILL BE SELECTED DISCOUNT 

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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Your new 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. To add more social proof and credibility to the 50 companies we showcase, our 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...

APPLY TO BE 1 OF THE 50 OF THE MOST MEANINGFUL COMPANIES TO WORK FOR

We’re striving to create the kind of world where working on a cause that makes a difference becomes the norm. A career we would all be proud of. To bring this to more people, we have to change how we reach and excite more people.

2-minute application

 
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