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December 2019

Designing Out Homelessness: Practical Steps For Business – London

Mon, 02 December @ 08:30 - 10:30
London SE1 United Kingdom
Free

Join Business in the Community (BITC) in partnership with Gowling WLG and the West Midlands Homelessness Taskforce for the launch of a new national toolkit Designing Out Homelessness: Practical Steps For Business. With rising homelessness across the country and one in four people who face homelessness are in employment1. This new national resource will offer practical actions for employers, drawing on evidence and good practice. It will bring together thinking from homelessness charities and the business community to guide business…

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Webinar: Net Zero Carbon

Tue, 03 December @ 13:00 - 14:00
Webinar United Kingdom
Free

This webinar will allow those attending to deepen their understanding of the climate change risks to organisations, and how to develop a climate crisis plan. Evidence of climate breakdown has grown, with extreme weather events across the world causing death and destruction. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a stark warning to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero, by 2050 at the latest, and ideally before 2030. While the task ahead is challenging, it is also…

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Peer Learning Forum: Understanding Communities – London

Wed, 04 December @ 13:30 - 16:00
London EC3R United Kingdom
Free

The purpose of this practical session is to provide a space for businesses to share experiences of working with their communities.  The session will cover the following areas: What are your communities and how do you identify them? How do you identify the key issues facing your communities? Which of these are most relevant to your business? How do you engage local stakeholders to identify and understand local needs and what are the mechanisms for this? How do you establish a…

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Seminar: Powering Partnerships for Inclusive Employment – Edinburgh

Thu, 05 December @ 13:45 - 16:00
Edinburgh EH2 United Kingdom
Free for BITC members and non-members

This event, supported by JTI, brings employers and support organisations together to share knowledge, hear about Business in the Community's (BITC) work on inclusive recruitment and understand the power of partnerships. When it comes to inclusive employment, BITC has found that many successful interventions are delivered in partnership. Those attending will hear about successful efforts to employ people with barriers to work such as young and older individuals, or people with criminal convictions. Businesses and support organisations can meet potential…

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Peer Learning Forum: Getting Your Environment Strategy Right – London

Thu, 05 December @ 13:30 - 16:00
London N1 United Kingdom
Free for BITC members with an environment partnership

Our world economy faces unprecedented environmental challenges, including a changing climate, biodiversity breakdown, and resource constraints. This Peer Learning Forum will help your organisation develop a strategy to manage the risks and the opportunities these challenges present. This event will: help you understand the environmental risks and opportunities facing your organisation ensure that your environment strategy fully reflects your organisation’s strategic intentionsaugment understanding of processes needed to successfully develop and integrate environmental business strategy into organisationsequip you to engage colleagues…

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January 2020

Workshop: The Circular Office – Developing Circular Ideas – Leeds

Thu, 16 January 2020 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Leeds United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

The second in Business in the Community's (BITC) series of circular office workshops in Leeds. This event, kindly supported by Interreg, will give participants the opportunity to discuss and share ideas to develop initiatives in their organisations and measure success. A circular office designs out waste and retains the maximum possible value of resources for as long as possible. It provides a perfect starting point for organisations keen to drive change towards a circular economy. We welcome people who did…

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June 2020

Workshop: The Circular Office – Sharing Successes – Leeds

Thu, 25 June 2020 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Leeds United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

This is the final in a series of circular office workshops, kindly supported by Interreg, Business in the Community (BITC) is holding in Leeds. At this event participants will collectively share their progress implementing circular initiatives in their organisations and have an opportunity to celebrate success.    A circular office designs out waste and retains the maximum possible value of resources for as long as possible. It provides a perfect starting point for organisations keen to drive change towards a circular economy.   This…

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