Webinar: COVID-19 Yorkshire and Humber National Business Response Network
AudienceCSR/responsible business practitioners/managers and Open to BITC members and non-members
Fri, 05 June 2020 @ 15:00 – 16:00
This webinar will shine a light on success stories, looking at how communities in Yorkshire and Humber can be supported, helping them survive the immediate crisis and enabling them to recover and thrive in the future.
During this webinar Business in the Community (BITC) will:
- provide an overview of its National Business Response Network
- share examples of how businesses in Yorkshire and Humber have been delivering support directly to communities
- hear from community partners on the challenges brought on by the crisis and the importance of the support they are receiving.
- Helen Kaye, Partner, Deloitte
- Vicky Bullivant, Group Head of Sustainable Business, Drax Group plc
As the impact of the COVID-19-pandemic on towns and cities across the UK intensifies, the need to link business support to community need at the right place, right time and at the right scale has never been more urgent.
BITC, part of the Prince’s Responsible Business Network, with more than 750 companies as members, has launched the National Business Response Network to identify community needs across the UK and match them to the right business support.
In Yorkshire and Humber, BITC working with its regional board of business leaders who have risen to the challenge of identifying solutions to support community groups, schools, local authorities and others. They are meeting critical needs such as food provision, technology to enable people to stay connected, social care for vulnerable groups and professional support.
These webinars are open to BITC members and non-members, and to responsible business senior leaders.
Contact details and further information
Use this link to register for COVID-19: Yorkshire and Humber National Business Response Network Webinar.
For more information, contact Tracy Rees at BITC.
Full joining instructions will be sent before the event.
In light of government advice for us all to remain at home, BITC events until June 2020 will be delivered remotely via digital technology. Details on how to join will be sent prior to the event.
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