What is the fairplace Award®?
fairplace is a unique, comprehensive ethical workplace standard which recognises your company’s commitment to people and planet. The scheme is managed by the Ethical Property Foundation and awards are made by a highly experienced and independent panel. Meet the team
What does fairplace measure?
peoplepay, health and wellbeing, accessibility
communityfunding, community projects; local hiring & purchasing
planetcarbon, water, travel, waste
landlord/evidence of co operative working to improve sustainability
fairplace in numbers
the number of years your fairplace Award® lasts. Successful applicants receive a special workplace certificate; use of accreditation in promotional materials.
the top score, demonstrating your commitment to people, planet & community.
the minimum percentage you need to earn a fairplace award.
the processing application fee for all applicants. In addition, there is an annual licence fee based on numbers of people in your workplace.
- Is your workplace a fair place to work? fairplace proves it – to investors, staff, clients and suppliers.
- fairplace is a business improvement tool which shows both the gaps and the good practice – we add value with expert recommendations for every applicant.
- fairplace supports ethical supply chain management in one professional standard; suppliers can demonstrate ethical practices to environment, people and community.
Who can apply?
Awards are made for individual workplaces; this can be part of a building, a single building or a number of buildings on a single site. You can be the landlord, tenant or owner occupier but you must have responsibility for management of the workplace.
How the fairplace Award® is recognised
You receive a certificate to display in your workplace and can use the accreditation in all your promotional materials.
What does fairplace cost?
The basic application fee costs £250. If your application is successful, an annual licence fee is payable for three years, based on the numbers of people working in the workplace. For information on the annual licence fee, please download fairplace award Fees (PDF)
Who runs fairplace?
The Ethical Property Foundation manages the fairplace Award®, which has been developed in partnership with a range of organisations. The Foundation is a registered charity, launched in 2004 with the vision that the UK’s 1.8m workplaces can and should be managed to benefit society and the environment. Since then it has engaged energetically with the property industry and delivered property advice and training to close to 3000 non-profit organisations. www.ethicalproperty.org.uk