16.11.2022

Don’t get caught in the dark – how to use the B Corp tool to drive accountability and success for your business

Read this article in Finnish > In late June, I promised in my B as Benefit article (https://fabrik.fi/vaikuttavuusarviointi/) to keep you updated on how our B Corp journey is progressing. As I mentioned in the same article, there is plenty of pent-up demand for social change leaders. As for the official B Corp certification, we […]

11.10.2022

Responsible business is the key to future success – 5 concrete reasons to take action

Our blog guest Petri Vuorio Director of Entrepreneurship and Business Policy at EK Read this article in Finnish > In the midst of the global crises, the expectation for comprehensive corporate responsibility has not disappeared, but the pressure for concrete actions, changes and positive impacts has increased. Sustainability is increasingly a strategic choice for companies […]

8.9.2022

Corporate responsibility keywords on the rise – is your organisation on the move?

Read this article in Finnish > Sustainability and related keywords have been on the rise for a long time. Trends show a clear message that corporate responsibility-related keywords are gaining ground in search results. Compared to a year ago, the following words are the clearest risers: responsible business +33% responsible management +200% social responsibility +57% […]

4.8.2022

A simple tool for employer branding – start by defining your differentiators

Read this article in Finnish > Employer branding has made its way onto the corporate agenda in recent years. In an age of dire talent shortage, the ability to attract and keep key employees productive and happy is the lifeblood of many businesses. To meet this challenge, employer branding creates an image of the company […]

15.6.2022

First steps to employer branding – start with empathy and understanding

In a changing world of work, many recruiters are still attracting talent with vague benefits – a mere “prospect” is no longer enough of an employer promise. Skilled labor is a fading resource. Age groups are shrinking. With technological change, there is less use for traditional skills. Businesses in every sector are facing skills shortages. […]

19.5.2022

Rainbow Collection

Companies strive for a positive impact is a global trend – Dutch Rainbow Collection and Finnish Fabrik launched strategic partnership to meet the demand. Fabrik, located in Helsinki and Joensuu, has started cooperating with the Amsterdam-based impact agency Rainbow Collection. “Our collaboration started a few year ago. We found that we has a same purpose […]

28.2.2022

Fabrik is now owned by four of its employees

“We are a growth company that encourages companies to turn sustainability into a competitive advantage” The ownership of Fabrik Ltd, based in Helsinki and Joensuu, has changed. Together with CEO Perttu Kouvalainen, the company’s shares are now held by employees Ville Timonen, Samuli Kuittinen and Jonna Ekroos, who is returning to Fabrik from other duties. […]

26.10.2022

Guidelines for crisis communication – the biggest risk is to do nothing

Read this article in Finnish > We live in a time where people expect responsibility, transparency and solutions to problems affecting society as a whole from organizations and companies. The corona crisis, the war in Russia and the crisis of the coming winter have shown on a large scale that two years ago, the next […]

29.9.2022

Responsibility as a competitive advantage – performance and resilience in the face of change

Read this article in Finnish > Corporate responsibility is no longer just talk – it’s a business imperative The transformation of global conditions and consumption is happening now. And the results speak for the fastest movers: among the challenges, they are identifying new opportunities. Sustainability is then a competitive advantage, and the business benefits are […]

26.8.2022

Responsibility as a competitive advantage – performance and resilience in the face of change

Read this article in Finnish > Corporate responsibility is no longer just talk – it’s a business imperative The transformation of global conditions and consumption is happening now. And the results speak for the fastest movers: among the challenges, they are identifying new opportunities. Sustainability is then a competitive advantage, and the business benefits are […]

21.6.2022

B for Benefit – take a comprehensive look at the sustainability of your business

Meanwhile, we have to pass with flying colours an exceptionally rigorous assessment of our entire business, from business model to workplace culture to social and environmental impact. We also have to play nice and wait our turn. More than 6,000 applications were submitted in 2020-21 to join the growing line-up of Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, […]

2.6.2022

4 Facts: Why do responsible companies perform better?

Both research and concrete success stories make the case for investing in sustainable business. But what is the positive impact of sustainability based on? 1. The rules of the game have changed – What worked yesterday won’t work in the future. From a business perspective, digitalization can provide a benchmark for change. Even now, some […]

4.4.2022

Our work as a creative agency continues, but the focus is now on making a positive impact

These days of May will remain particularly meaningful in Fabrik’s story. 1) We just sent off our Certified B Corporation application… hopefully in 6 months we will be the 4th B Corp in Finland! 2) The change of our company name took effect, and we are now Impact Agency Fabrik Ltd. Sustainability creates a competitive […]