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One year of being a Certified B Corp: Our first impact report

One year on from becoming a Certified B Corp, we're incredibly proud to share our first B Corp Impact Report.

The report covers the journey we've been on as an agency over the past 12 months and sets out our commitments and goals for the year ahead. 

by Graphite Digital
23 June 23
  • Certified B Corp
  • Business For Good

In June 2022, Graphite became a fully certified B Corporation, joining a global community of organisations that value purpose as much as profit. One year on, we're delighted to share our first B Corp Impact Report. 

The report focuses on our progress across the five Impact Areas of Governance, Workers, Community, Environment, and Customers during this period. It also sets out our future plans and commitments across these areas.

You can download the report here.

What is the purpose of a B Corp Impact Report?

Being a B Corp is about more than just obtaining another logo to put on your accreditation page.

To maintain certification, B Corps have to recertify every three years to demonstrate that they continue to meet the rigorous standards set by B Lab. 

In the intervening years, every B Corp is required to write an impact report, to update on their progress and to continue to be accountable and transparent about their impact.

These reports help B Corps articulate their journey of positive impact authentically — and with evidence and examples — whilst also creating a record of action and progress that can be celebrated when recertifying in the future. 

“We know that business is about far more than just money. Graphite has always been about people. Our team, our clients and their customers too — whether clinical staff or patients. We are focused on making a positive, measurable impact on people's health and wellbeing; improving lives every day through digital innovation and design. In the face of economic adversity, we have made good progress in the year since our certification. We're pleased to report that progress here, and give a glimpse of what's to come.”
Rob Verheul
CEO, Graphite Digital

Download our Impact Report

To read more about what we've achieved in our first 12 months as a certified B Corp, and learn about our goals and commitments for the year ahead, download our first impact report here

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