Awards and Accreditations

We’re continually striving to be the best we can be, for our customers and our staff

We're very proud of the accreditations our legacy organisations achieved prior to merging, and we are working hard to establish Karbon Homes as a prestigious organisation across a variety of fields.



  • The Journal Top 200 – ranked 62nd (up 16)
  • SHIFT Awards – bronze accreditation
  • 24 Housing's Diversity in Housing Awards - winners of the 'Best HR Policy' following our submission of our New Parent Policy.
  • The Journal’s Top 50 best places to work in the North East – Rank 30
  • Constructing Excellence North East Awards – The ‘HUSK’ homes, developed by HUSK UK in partnership with Karbon Homes, won the ‘Innovation’ award and was highly commended in the ‘Offsite Project’ category
  • Lord Mayor's Design Awards - Karbon's development of five supported bungalows in Walker won the design award in the accessible category.


  • Ministry of Defence’s National Employer Recognition Scheme – Silver Award 2017
  • Inside Housing's Top 50 Biggest Builders – Rank 34
  • The Journal's Top 200 North East Companies – Rank 78
  • Investors in People – Gold status
  • Sustainable Homes Index For Tomorrow (SHIFT) member – Being a SHIFT member involves striving to continually reduce environmental impacts. It also demonstrates that an organisation is open about its environmental performance. Isos Housing and Cestria Community Housing were accredited with the Sustainable Homes Index For Tomorrow (SHIFT) Gold and Silver awards.