10 benefits of becoming a Planet Mark Certified Business

We look at how improving your organisation's sustainability programme can help build and promote the benefits of working with and for a business.

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10 benefits of becoming a Planet Mark Certified Business

What is Planet Mark Certification?

Planet Mark is a highly respected sustainability certification that verifies and measures carbon and social data to reduce emissions and achieve the UN SDGs.

DiSRUPT Recruitment Agency is the first recruitment company in the world to be Planet Mark and B Corp Certified, our commitment to our sustainable recruitment programme is just one of the many tentacles we put out into the world to make us and help you become a better business.

Below we look at how improving your organisation's sustainability programme can help build and promote the benefits of working with, and for a business.

Here are our top 10 benefits of becoming Planet Mark certified:

  1. Clear Commitment to sustainability.
    Becoming Planet Mark certified shows a commitment to reducing carbon impact on the environment and making a positive difference. Helping to attract and retain customers who are looking for environmentally responsible companies.
  2. Differentiates from competitors
    With more and more businesses recognising the importance of sustainability, becoming Planet Mark certified can help a business stand out from the crowd.
  3. Attracts new customers
    Many consumers are willing to pay more for products and services from companies that are environmentally responsible. Planet Mark certified companies can tap into the socially conscious market who are looking for sustainable options.
  4. Increases reputation
    By displaying the Planet Mark certification, a business is showing that it has been independently verified and certified by an organisation dedicated to sustainability,increasing your company's reputation in the eyes of customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  5. Improves communication and transparency
    The certification process requires a business to measure and report their carbon footprint, helping your business identify areas to improve sustainability efforts and communicate them transparently to stakeholders.
  6. Improves brand image and reputation
    Planet Mark certified businesses can leverage their sustainability efforts to improve their brand image and reputation, which can lead to increased customer loyalty and trust.
  7. Meet regulatory requirements
    Some countries and regions have regulations in place that require businesses to report on their environmental performance. Planet Mark certification help businesses meet these requirements.
  8. Enhances employee engagement and motivation:
    A clear commitment to sustainability, can help increase employee engagement and motivation.
  9. Save money
    By reducing your business' carbon footprint, you reduce energy costs and other running costs.
  10. Improves the overall sustainability performance
    The certification process requires regular measurement and reporting, this can help businesses to improve your sustainability performance over time.

What does this all mean for your socially responsible recruitment solutions?

Planet Mark Certification is a great way to build trust and a culture that ensures your recruitment options are more varied. With the help of DiSRUPT Recruitment we can help guide your business ensuring people are put ahead of profit. Our Ethical recruitment solutions focus on a double bottom line enabling us to attract the very best talent and candidates ensuring long term client loyalty and candidate trust.

How to become Planet Mark Certified?

Planet Mark Business Certification is a recognisable sign of a company’s sustainability progress and is an incredible way to communicate your environmental and social contributions with credibility, authenticity and transparency through measuring and reducing your business' carbon emissions, energy and water consumption, travel and waste.

Here is our step by step guide from our DiSRUPT team to using all ten tentacles. See Our Journey to becoming Planet Mark Certified

Why is DiSRUPT leading the way for socially responsible recruitment in the UK

DiSRUPT Agency is a sustainable recruitment company and the first recruitment company to Planet Mark and B Corp Certified in the World. We won the Planet Mark Best Newcomer Award & are committed to reduce our carbon footprint by a minimum of 5% every year. Read about our Planet Mark award here

We work with B Corps and Ethical businesses who are scaleups, SMEs or startups to help them grow through expert recruitment processes and a range of support services tailored for clients around D&I, Mental Health, Wellbeing, Sustainability and also how to become a B Corp

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