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December 2019

Roundtable: Lonely this Christmas – how employers can tackle workforce social isolation and loneliness – Edinburgh

Wed, 18 December @ 10:00 - 12:00
Edinburgh United Kingdom
Free for BITC members and non-members

Join BITC Scotland, Christina McKelvie MSP and business leaders for coffee, cake and conversation on what employers can do to tackle social isolation and loneliness. Social isolation and loneliness are challenges that have serious consequences for individuals, employers and communities. This has been recognised by the Scottish Government, which has created a strategy and implementation group to ensure we can create a Connected Scotland. Attendees at this event will share experiences from their own organisations, learn from other guests and…

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January 2020

Training course: Engaging Employees through Responsible Business – London

Wed, 08 January 2020 @ 09:30 - 16:30
Various prices

This course looks at how to use responsible business to engage your employees and how to use engaged employees to embed responsibility. It is accredited by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM). This course is also offered as part of the Responsible Business Management programme. Outline of the Engaging Employees through Responsible Business module By the end of this module, delegates will be able to: explain the ways in which responsible business can strengthen employee engagement discuss the importance…

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Webinar: How to Become an Age Friendly Employer

Tue, 14 January 2020 @ 13:00 - 14:00
Webinar United Kingdom
Free for BITC members and non-members

This webinar, led by Anne Willmot, Business in the Community's (BITC) Age Director, will introduce BITC’s new Age Friendly Employer campaign. It will let organisations know how to draw on this approach to leverage the value of an older workforce. Through five calls to action, supported by resources and advisory services, the campaign will guide businesses on their age-friendly journey. Who should attend?This event is suitable for responsible business practitioners. This event is free to attend for both members and…

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Workshop: Wales Responsible Business Awards – Cardiff

Wed, 15 January 2020 @ 09:00 - 12:30
Cardiff CF10 United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

Whether you are new to the process or want a refresher on how and why to enter, Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru’s free awards workshops provide an opportunity to learn how to get the most out of the Wales Responsible Business Awards. Attendees will hear from a previous successful entrant on their winning approach and how they crafted their entry. The workshop session will: explain the awards categoriesdiscuss how to write an effective entry demonstrate how to use the…

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Workshop: Wales Responsible Business Awards – Swansea

Wed, 22 January 2020 @ 09:30 - 13:00
Swansea, SA1 United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

Whether you are new to the process or want a refresher on how and why to enter, Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru’s free awards workshops provide an opportunity to learn how to get the most out of the Wales Responsible Business Awards. Attendees will hear from a previous successful entrant on their winning approach and how they crafted their entry. The workshop session will: explain the awards categoriesdiscuss how to write an effective entry demonstrate how to use the…

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Webinar: Aligning Purpose and Strategy to the Global Goals

Thu, 16 January 2020 @ 11:00 - 12:00
Webinar United Kingdom
Free for BITC members and non-members

During this webinar, Business in the Community (BITC) will give an introduction of the Global Goals, also known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and discuss some practical examples and recommendations for businesses beginning to engage with them. Using the framework from BITC’s Towards the Tipping Point: Global Goals guide for business, we will touch on how the goals can align with purpose and drive strategic direction. Who should attend?This event is suitable for responsible business practictioners. This event is…

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Training course: Defining What Matters-Risk and Materiality – London

Wed, 22 January 2020 @ 09:30 - 16:30
Various prices

Using a risk framework and an impact and likelihood assessment tool we will show you how to get responsible business issues on to your organisation’s risk register. This will ensure that they are getting the attention at the highest levels. Additionally, we will demonstrate the tools for you to build an accurate materiality matrix for your organisation that considers the opinions of your stakeholders and an assessment of the impact of the issues on your organisational strategic objectives. Course objectives…

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BAME Cross Organisational Mentoring Circles: Seventh Cohort Launch event – London

Wed, 22 January 2020 @ 09:00 - 16:00
Central London United Kingdom
Free to BITC members with a race partnership

Business in the Community's (BITC) Cross Organisational Mentoring Circles is a high impact programme that brings employees from different organisations together. This event will launch the seventh cohort where mentees will meet their mentors for the first time. Over a six month period, the group is involved in learning, coaching, challenging and supporting each other whilst being led by a more senior person who acts as lead mentor. According to BITC’s Race at Work 2018 report 43 per cent of…

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Reception: 2020 South West Responsible Business Showcase – Bristol

Wed, 29 January 2020 @ 17:00 - 20:00
Bristol BS2 United Kingdom
Free for BITC members and non-members

Business in the Community’s (BITC) responsible business showcases celebrate the role of responsible businesses and highlight some of the projects and programmes run by companies that are making a difference to communities. BITC, the Prince’s responsible business network, is a business-led membership organisation that builds healthy communities with successful businesses at their heart. We believe the prosperity of business and society is inextricably linked. If every individual business strives to be the best it can be in all areas as…

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Roundtable: Developing effective purpose-driven partnerships amidst controversy – London

Thu, 30 January 2020 @ 12:00 - 14:00
London EC4M United Kingdom
Free to invitees.

INVITATION ONLY This is the first in a series of three roundtables on the topic of purposeful leadership through controversy organised by Business in the Community (BITC), in partnership with Philip Morris International. This event will consider how to develop and leverage effective partnerships amidst controversy. The roundtable will include a closed-door discussion on approaches to securing a good partnership, and attendees can share their experiences of successes and challenges, highlighting what worked well and what did not. BITC will…

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