• <h1 style="color: white; font-family: Roboto Condensed; font-weight:400; font-size:30px; text-transform: uppercase; line-height: 1.2em; letter-spacing: 8px; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-bottom: 20px;">USING BUSINESS AS A FORCE FOR GOOD™</h1>

    USING BUSINESS AS A FORCE FOR GOOD™

    We are a Certified B Corporation®

What is B Corp™?


Certified B Corporations® (B Corps™) are for-profit companies that use the power of business to build a more inclusive and sustainable economy. They meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and legal accountability.

As of 2023, there are 7,062 B Corps™ in 161 industries and 91 countries across the world and we are proud to lead the CRO Industry in corporate and social responsibility.


Our Commitment to making a meaningful difference and using business as a force of good

Our journey to becoming a B Corp™ was a detailed & verified evaluation process that proves we’re committed to social and environmental sustainability. It means we have invested in our employees’ well-being, the environmental well-being of our planet and that we always uphold ethical business practice.

Our B Corp™ certification is not just a badge; it reflects our values to making a meaningful difference in the world and be a great company to work with and work for. We strive to create positive change and contribute to a more sustainable and equitable future.

Our B impact score across five key areas: governance, workers, environment, community, and customers

Our commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) encompass a range of initiatives and actions aimed at promoting sustainability, fostering social responsibility, and upholding strong governance practices.

Our ESG Initiatives

Environment
  • Tracking and reducing our environmental footprint
  • Committed to reducing carbon emissions with a view to making a Net Zero Pledge in the next 12 months
  • Tree planting initiatives in Scotland & Kenya
  • Global recycling programmes in all our locations
  • Supporting sustainable transport to work schemes
  • Prioritising sustainable suppliers
  • Donating old laptops to charities

Social

  • We strive to make a positive impact on the world and the communities in which we live and work
  • Through our Phastar CARES initiative, we actively involve ourselves with local communities
  • Phastar Pro Bono scheme, providing many charities including Great Ormand Street Hospital, Prostate Cancer Research and Education for Health with access to our biometrics experts at no cost. Our volunteer statisticians, data scientists, data managers, and programmers help third sector organisations fulfil their charitable aims by providing support that they may otherwise be unable to afford
  • Fostering Charity partnerships
  • Monitoring workforce diversity metrics
  • Advocate inclusive recruitment practices

Governance

  • Upholding the highest standards of ethics and integrity in our business ensuring fairness, transparency, and accountability in all our relationships
  • Consistently reviewing and updating our code of ethics and anti-corruption practices
  • Monitoring and setting new ESG KPIs for continuous improvement
  • Revisions to HR policies and procedures to reflect the needs of employees
  • Paying all our FTEs a living wage globally

Our Commitment to Employees:

Our B Corp™ certification not only highlights our commitment to social and environmental responsibility but also strengthens our employee value proposition (EVP) by offering a purpose-driven workplace where employees can make a meaningful impact. We provide an environment for our employees to bring their whole selves to work, contribute to a greater purpose, and be part of a community of like-minded professionals who are committed to making a positive difference.

Peter Taylor
Senior Director and Global Head, HR

Join us at Phastar, where we offer not just a job, but a meaningful career -
Together, we can create a better world.

Related articles

What does it actually mean to be a B Corp™?

B Corps™ are organisations that uphold the highest social and environmental standards, underpinned by a dedication to remain sustainable, transparent, and accountable. B Corps™ are both profit and purpose driven...

London, UK and Durham, NC – 11th July 2023.  Phastar, a global specialist biometrics contract research organization (CRO), have become a certified B Corporation®. It comes after a stringent 12-month review to ensure protocols and procedures reflect...

Expert study design, statistical analysis, data science, data capture, and reporting for clinical trials