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February 2020

Workshop: North East Environment Conversation – Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Mon, 24 February @ 14:00 - 17:30
Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE3 United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

This event, organised by Business in the Community (BITC) and the Environment Agency, will bring together business leaders and local organisations. It will be an opportunity to discuss shared objectives, learn about national and local priorities and initiatives and identify opportunities for collaborative action at a local and regional level to become carbon neutral. At the event you will have the chance to hear from: Heidi Mottram, Chief Executive, Northumbrian Water Marie Fallon, Director of Regulated Industry, Environment Agency. The…

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Workshop: Sourcing to meet the Global Goals – tackling the dilemmas of responsible procurement and supply – London

Tue, 25 February @ 10:00 - 12:30
London EC2R United Kingdom
Free to invited guests

INVITATION ONLY Business in the Community (BITC) is convening senior procurement professionals to discuss their role in meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also known as the Global Goals, while meeting performance targets. At this event, supported by Nationwide, delegates will join intimate conversations on three pressing issues: Supply chain decarbonisation – how to collaborate with key suppliers to cut down scope 3 emissions and achieve radical carbon reductions. Modern slavery in supply chains – how to identify high-risk…

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March 2020

Workshop: Improving Financial Wellbeing Through Employee Benefits – London

Wed, 04 March @ 10:00 - 12:30
London United Kingdom
Free to BITC members

This workshop will build on the actions set out in Business in the Community’s (BITC) Ensuring Everyone Benefits: Improving financial wellbeing through employee benefits that work for everyone toolkit, produced in partnership with Salary Finance. More than a third of workers in the UK are experiencing financial worries on an ongoing basis and one in eight employees are living in poverty1. This is having a huge impact on businesses, both in terms of productivity and their bottom line. Good work…

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Workshop: The Circular Office – a sustainable approach to the way we work – Aberdeen

Wed, 04 March @ 13:30 - 16:00
Aberdeen AB32 United Kingdom
Free

Discover best practice on making a circular office at your organisation at this Business in the Community (BITC) event, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland and funded by ProCirc. All employees and employers have a physical place of work in some form or another and these spaces have a significant impact on the environment. The Circular Office initiative is about changing the way office spaces are designed, how products are used, and the ways in which people operate in them…

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Workshop: The Circular Office – a sustainable approach to the places we work – Edinburgh

Thu, 05 March @ 13:30 - 16:00
Edinburgh EH3 United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

Kindly supported by Interreg, Business in the Community (BITC) Scotland and Zero Waste Scotland invite you to hear from experts who will help you identify steps your organisation can take to create more sustainable workplaces. Most of us have a physical place of work in some form or another and these spaces have a significant impact on the environment. BITC's Circular Office Initiative is about changing the way we design, use and operate in these areas to eliminate waste and…

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Workshop: Inclusive Employment – London

Wed, 11 March @ 14:00 - 16:00
London NE1 United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

This workshop looks at inclusive employment as a core part of responsible business. It will cover removing barriers and supporting excluded groups into employment. If your organisation is having difficulties attracting and retaining the people you need and would benefit from access to a wider talent pool this workshop will be is the one for you. This event will: outline what we mean by inclusive employment and excluded groupsdiscuss the business benefits of an inclusive approach to employmentsupports participants to…

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Workshop: West Midlands Environment Conversation: Net Zero by 2030 is Possible – Birmingham

Wed, 11 March @ 14:00 - 17:00
Birmingham B4 United Kingdom
Free for BITC members and non-members

Come together with like-minded organisations to explore opportunities, learn and share, and try out ideas towards improving the environment in the West Midlands. This workshop is organised by Business in the Community (BITC) and the Environment Agency. Supported by Jacobs, it will be a chance to come together with like-minded organisations to explore opportunities, learn and share, and try out new ideas towards improving the environment in the West Midlands. We have just ten years to tackle the climate emergency…

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Workshop: How resilient are you to the climate emergency? – London

Wed, 18 March @ 10:00 - 15:00
London SW1P United Kingdom
Free to BITC members

Learn how your business can improve water use and plan for long-term sustainability. The impact of climate change is starting to be seen in the UK and around the world. With floods and droughts, heatwaves and storms becoming more frequent and unpredictable, the implications for business are becoming clearer every day. With financial institutions being tasked to measure and manage their climate risks, the ripple effect will soon be upon us all.  It is said that water is the canary in…

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Workshop: Designing Out Homelessness – Practical Steps for Business – Birmingham

Thu, 26 March @ 10:00 - 12:30
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Birmingham United Kingdom
Free for both members and non-members of BITC

Learn how business can prevent homelessness and provide a pathway into work at this Business in the Community (BITC) Designing Out Homelessness workshop. In December 2019, the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), Gowling WLG and BITC launched a new toolkit, Designing Out Homelessness: Practical Steps for Business, providing a framework for businesses to respond to homelessness. Using this framework, BITC is delivering a free, practical workshop to help businesses identify and prioritise practical actions. Due to popularity, we are offering…

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Workshop: Designing Out Homelessness – Practical Steps for Business – Birmingham

Tue, 31 March @ 10:00 - 12:30
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Birmingham United Kingdom
Free for both members and non-members of BITC

Learn how business can prevent homelessness and provide a pathway into work at this Business in the Community (BITC) Designing Out Homelessness workshop. In December 2019, the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), Gowling WLG and BITC launched a new toolkit, Designing Out Homelessness: Practical Steps for Business, providing a framework for businesses to respond to homelessness. Using this framework, BITC is delivering a free, practical workshop to help businesses identify and prioritise practical actions. Due to popularity, we are offering…

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