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03 Aug, 2023 All

We’re B Corp Certified!

We are extremely proud to announce that The Building Society is now a certified B Corporation!

It’s an achievement we’re very proud of and is a testament to the collective efforts of our community and their commitment to our shared vision of inspiring ideas and action across the built environment.

As a coworking space, our purpose has always been to create a space where individuals and organisations can thrive while making a positive impact on society and planet. Our B Corp certification is a formal recognition of our commitment to sustainable practices, social responsibility, and ethical principles.

What is B Corp?

B Corp is a globally recognised credential that endorses businesses making an impact beyond profit, contributing to a more inclusive and sustainable economy. As a B Corp, we proudly join a global movement of over 6,000 companies using business as a force for good.

What’s next

Our certification strengthens our commitment to making a meaningful difference within the built environment and beyond. The B Corp framework will serve as a powerful tool, empowering us to deliver on our purpose by aligning our practices and operations closely with the B Corp impact areas of governance, workers, customers, community, and environment.

Fiona Oades, Head of Operations, commented, “Embarking on the B Corp Certification has enabled us to reflect on the impact we are already making and identify areas that we can do more or be better at. The Building Society acts as vehicle for change in the built environment and by using the B Corp framework, we can breakdown our impact and set key metrics and goals to drive forward our vision to Engineer a Better Society.”

For our Members, our certification means being part of a community that not only fosters creativity and innovation but also actively contributes to positive change in the industry. As Members of The Building Society, they can take pride in knowing that their work environment supports a sustainable and ethical approach, supporting their own practices contributions towards engineering a better society more tangible and impactful.

To learn more about our journey or get support with your own B Corp journey, please get in touch at