Education Perfect is now a Certified B Corporation
Education Perfect is an online eco-system for learning used by over 4,000 schools in more than 80 countries. They offer curriculum-aligned content - combined with rich data & insights - to create a powerful toolkit that enables teachers to deliver personalised learning for all students.
Why did you want to become a Certified B Corporation?
B Corps balance profit and purpose to have a positive impact on the world, their communities, their customers, and employees. Gaining certification is an arduous process and maintaining certification requires a constant focus on being a 'force for good'. Education Perfect (EP) has had a remarkable year of global growth with online and remote education becoming a 'must have' for schools, teachers, students, and parents globally. B Corp is a fantastic global initiative that ensures that EP is accountable for all EP's actions in areas such as community impact, environmental impact, and customer satisfaction, and sets a baseline for EP to track against.
In the modern age, it remains important for companies to measure themselves not just by profit, but also business purpose. EP aims to lead the way in Australia and New Zealand and be a global B Corp benchmark for technology, especially edutech, whilst making an impact. This is the first milestone on the EP journey.
What makes Education Perfect unique as a business? Tell us some of the areas where you have the biggest impact or some of the little changes you've made to make a difference.
By harnessing the power of the EP business and network, we use profits and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact for our employees, communities, and the environment we touch with our footprint. The EP team supports teachers, students, parents and any lifelong learners, educating the next generations for the greater good. Education Perfect's vision is to lead and drive ‘best in class in education for the world’, resulting in a society that will enjoy a more shared and durable prosperity. Society’s most challenging problems cannot be solved by governments and nonprofits alone. The B Corp community works toward reduced inequality, lower levels of poverty, a healthier environment, stronger communities, and the creation of more high-quality jobs with dignity and purpose.
Do you have any tips for aspiring B Corps about the certification process?
Set a benchmark, have a clear vision, and be accountable. Weave it into your company's DNA and team and it will become a driving force for the business.