6 ethical companies hiring graduates right now

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

These companies not only do good for their industry and employees, but society as a whole too. 

Whether it's supporting the environment, donating to charity or providing employees with the opportunity to progress their skills outside of the workplace, these companies are taking social responsibility seriously. 


1. University of London Recruitment Services - International Diplomacy Intern 

  • Where: London 
  • Salary: £10.75 per hour
  • When to apply: ASAP


You'll be working with C40's Cities Climate Leadership Group in this role, an organisation bringing together mayors from cities around the globe to tackle climate change and help build resilient, sustainable and low carbon cities. You'll gain valuable experience working alongside the Head of City Diplomacy and make a real impact on the world while you're at it. 



There's few jobs that are more worthwhile than one as a teacher, especially when you're working with some of the country's most disadvantaged children. Teach First are on a mission to offer fair education to all and they want you to join them in unlocking every student's potential. If you want to leave work every day knowing you've made a difference to someone's future, this role's for you. 



Hilti offer their employees plenty of opportunity to give back to the community, both in and out of work. You'll have the opportunity to take paid leave to work on a charitable project of your choice and get involved in a social project at work designed to help 'build a better future', such as building houses for displaced Bosnian refugees. 



NMPi are making steps to consider the impact they have on the environment. They're planning a Plastic Awareness week designed to raise awareness to employees of the scale of plastic the company uses, as well as an Environmental Committee to help define the business's Environmental Policy. If caring for our environment is important to you, NMPi are the perfect fit. 



Shopper Media Group are a growing business who work with a range of big name clients from Pepsi to Samsung. Providing employees with all the tools and support they need to grow and succeed is really important to Shopper Media Group, and that's why they'll provide you with £500 to spend on training and development. Who could say no to that?  



The work you do as part of the Unlocked Graduate Programme will not only drive change in the prisons you work in, but have an impact on the system as a whole. You'll gain a deep understanding of the issues affecting the criminal justice system and how you can help change the trajectory for current prisoners. If you're up for the challenge, apply now.