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March 2020

Reception: 2020 Yorkshire and Humber Responsible Business Showcase – Leeds

Thu, 05 March @ 17:00 - 20:00
Leeds LS1 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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Seeing is Believing: Essential Skills for Success – Hounslow and Slough

Fri, 06 March @ 08:00 - 14:30
Hounslow United Kingdom
Free for invitees

INVITATION ONLY This visit is designed exclusively for senior business leaders and will be led by John Holland-Kaye, CEO, Heathrow Airport Ltd. It will explore the importance of building essential skills in the current and future workforce.  Essential skills, such as communication, teamwork, creative thinking and leadership are critical, enabling skills for work and life. Yet, as Business in the Community's (BITC) recent YouGov poll demonstrates, while 85 per cent of UK employees think that essential skills are important for…

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Training course: Strategy Foundations — London

Wed, 11 March @ 09:30 - 16:30
London United Kingdom
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Course objectives Attendees will gain an understanding of responsible business and an appreciation of the steps to developing a responsible business strategy that can be the foundation for change in their organisation. Course groups will be small and the sessions interactive, enabling companies to benefit from one-to-one support from facilitators and engagement with their peers. By the end of the session, attendees should be able to: identify the megatrends most likely to impact on their business in the future understand…

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Training course: Strategy Foundations — London

Tue, 31 March @ 09:30 - 16:30
London United Kingdom
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Course objectives Attendees will gain an understanding of responsible business and an appreciation of the steps to developing a responsible business strategy that can be the foundation for change in their organisation. Course groups will be small and the sessions interactive, enabling companies to benefit from one-to-one support from facilitators and engagement with their peers. By the end of the session, attendees should be able to: identify the megatrends most likely to impact on their business in the future understand…

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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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Reception: Aberdeen launch of This is Me Scotland – Aberdeen

Wed, 11 March @ 16:30 - 19:30
Aberdeen AB15 United Kingdom
Free for BITC members and non-members

Business in the Community (BITC) members Pinsent Masons and members of the This Is Me Scotland Steering Group are launching a pioneering mental health campaign. This Is Me Scotland, like BITC, is committed to changing attitudes towards mental health in the workplace. It is holding its Aberdeen launch at this reception. Read more about BITC work on Wellbeing, including mental health. The event will provide insight into the background of This is Me in the City and This Is Me…

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April 2020

Training course: Stakeholder Engagement

Wed, 01 April @ 09:30 - 16:30
London United Kingdom

Determine the best ways to identify, understand and engage with stakeholders and why this is vital to delivering a successful responsible business strategy. Learn techniques for mapping the most relevant groups and about when to use the different methods of engagement. Delegates will: understand the concept of stakeholder engagement and how it can contribute to sustainable business learn the fundamentals of best practice in engagement know how to use practical tools and case studies participate in facilitated exercises on planning…

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March 2020

HR Director Dinner: Inclusive Succession Planning – Manchester

Tue, 17 March @ 18:00 - 21:30
Manchester M1 Manchester, M1 United Kingdom
Free for BITC members and non-members

This inclusive succession planning dinner will give HR directors an opportunity to share best practice on ethnic minority recruitment, retention and progression and to share insights on how these issues are being tackled in the workplace. In October 2018 the UK Prime Minister, in collaboration with Business in the Community (BITC), launched the Race at Work Charter. The charter built on the findings of BITC's Race at Work 2018: The Scorecard Report, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy and…

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Workshop: Business Taking Action on Water: Challenges and Choices Consultation – 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. Business in the Community (BITC) and the Environment Agency invite senior directors and managers from a cross-section of businesses to join a government consultation. We need your leadership and want to find out your views on the challenges UK waters face, and how to improve and protect this precious resource. Businesses, society and individuals are facing a significant change in how water is used and maanged as…

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