Seismic is a winner of The Escape 100: the top purposeful organisations to ‘escape’ to in 2022

Last updated: 11th May 2022

London-based sustainability advisory and edie’s official B corp partner, Seismic, has been selected for The Escape 100, a well-known campaign highlighting the top purpose-led companies to ‘escape to’ in 2022!

  • This well-known campaign spotlights the top organisations to ‘escape’ to from traditional corporate careers, with great planet, people and mission policies
  • The winners of The Escape 100 were chosen from 13,000 nominations and include social enterprise giants like Oddbox, OLIO, Too Good To Go & Moving Worlds (and Seismic!) 
  • The list comes at a time when consumers and job-seekers alike are shifting attention towards more planet-friendly, human, and purpose-led companies 

London-based sustainability advisory and edie’s official B corp partner, Seismic, has been selected for The Escape 100, a well-known campaign highlighting the top purpose-led companies to ‘escape to’ in 2022! 

Beating some 13,000 other company nominations, Seismic has come out top thanks to its inspiring mission, positive impact and flexible working environment – ranking alongside social enterprise giants like Oddbox, OLIO, Too Good To Go, Moving Worlds 

and more. 

The Escape 100 campaign was started by Escape the City. While on their mission to help 1,000,000 people quit their corporate jobs and find work that matters to them and the world, they began to wonder: what actually makes an organisation different, forward-thinking, and impactful? They came up with a scoring system of 6 criteria (Impact, People, Mission, Planet, Innovation and B-Corp) to rank companies, including anonymous employee reviews – and ‘The Escape 100’ was born.

This campaign comes at a key moment in working history. Since the pandemic started, employees all over the world have been given time to think about what really matters to them, and are increasingly prioritising finding new meaningful, flexible and forward-thinking work environments (as reported by The Times). In Escape the City’s recent survey of 1,500 job-seekers, 89% want a career with a clear sense of purpose (up from 71% in 2015), with 73% saying that their reflection time during the pandemic has made them reevaluate their path. Furthermore, for 74% of professionals, a flexible working location is the primary barometer they use when choosing a new role.

Dom Jackman, Founder of Escape the City, explained further: “The job market is still dealing with the impact of the pandemic, and job seekers will have to work harder than ever to find opportunities that align with their values. This list has been designed to rank organisations on the metrics that really matter. What are they doing to save our planet? How do they look after their people? What problems are they solving? These are all things that job seekers want to know in 2022, and we hope this list helps talented people discover interesting opportunities and organisations that they might not have found otherwise.”

Seismic’s CEO, Paul Lewis, commented on what the campaign means to the company: “Our people are key to our purpose. We are thrilled to be recognised as one of the best places to work so soon after celebrating our first birthday and achieving B Corp certification. To be selected from 13,000 nominations is phenomenal! We’re always striving to improve and will continue to foster a human first culture, as it is core to our mission to be the best employer our growing team has ever had”.  

Ali Perry, who’s worked at Seismic since November of last year, commented: “We are only a year old and what the team has achieved is super impressive considering this short period. We have helped massive clients that are household names on their sustainability journeys. It has been wonderful to work for a company that aligns with my personal morals, core values and beliefs. What more motivation can you have to get up in the morning and start your day than knowing going to work will help the planet be a better place.”  

Faversham House, publisher of edie and Utility Week, has partnered with Seismic to support its own goal of becoming a certified B Corporation. The independent media company, which operates brands across the sustainability, utilities and visual communications industries, has embarked upon the B Corp journey as part of its aim to be a force for good among its employees, audiences, suppliers and the environment.

Check out The Escape 100, 2022: Top purpose-led companies to ‘escape’ to in 2022 here to see our organisation’s ranking and read our employee reviews!

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