Introduction to Responsible Business


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Business in the Community
137 Shepherdess Walk
London N1 7RQ
£480 + VAT
£595 + VAT

A one day workshop defining corporate responsibility and the benefits to your organisation of being a responsible business. 

This specialised workshop has been designed and is facilitated by Business in the Community’s most experienced staff and Training & Development Associates.

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Course objectives 
This course will help you to:

  • Understand the benefits to your business of being responsible,
  • Scope out what corporate responsibility and sustainability mean for your company;
  • Acquire practical techniques for getting internal buy-in from the top to the bottom of the company;
  • Use tools and approaches to manage and measure CR and sustainability activities
  • Understand the different governance systems that can enable CR/sustainability
  • Communicate and highlight the business benefits of CR/sustainability

Course outline
The day will include: 

  • Defining corporate responsibility and sustainability for your company - starting with your mission statements and business drivers, this session will help you define what responsible business practice means for your company, why it is important and how it gives a competitive advantage.
  • Business insight - a frank account by a speaker from a leading company of how they have achieved internal buy-in, and how they manage CR/sustainability through their business, outlining what has and what hasn't worked.
  • Integrated approaches to corporate responsibility - frameworks to conduct your own review of how your company is managing and integrating corporate responsibility, highlight the gaps and develop an action plan.
  • Structure and process - exploring and critiquing a range of governance structures that are used in companies to help embed corporate responsibility.

Who should attend?
The course has been designed for people new to corporate responsibility/sustainability, who may be taking this on as a new part of their job, and for those with wider responsibility who want a better understanding of what CR and sustainability mean to their business.

How to Book
T020 7566 8714
If you represent an SME with less than 250 employees a discounted rate may be available. 
Please contact us to discuss.