Business in the Community's Leadership Summit 2014

Business can be part of the solution to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Business in the Community’s Leadership Summit 2014, in the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales, will explore how businesses can forge a new contract with society which fulfils this social purpose and regains public trust.

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Speaking to an audience of over 400 top business leaders, our CEO Stephen Howard challenged them to incentivise and reward "doing the right thing", and to take practical steps to "integrate responsibility into the DNA" of their businesses.

Stephen Howard said “Business leaders are failing to properly reward responsible behaviour. Changing this would send a powerful message that being a responsible business goes further than CSR reports and values statements.” Read more.

See the impressive list of delegates.

Speakers included:


Panel debate

Chaired by Kamal Ahmed, Business Editor, Sunday Telegraph and including;

  • Helena Morrissey, Chief Executive Newton Asset Management 

  • Steve Holliday, Chief Executive National Grid

  • Saker Nusseibah, Chief Executive, Hermes Fund Managers

Floor contributions

New leadership resources


Timed to coincide with the event, Business in the Community has re-articulated our leadership offer and published the following new resources for business leaders.

The Prince's Seeing is Believing Programme 2013

Look back at the Seeing is Believing events in 2013 and the leadership actions they inspired.

Leadership Insight

Online resource which helps business leaders navigate the plethora of organisations, collaborations, metrics, reports and research to support businesses to create value in the long-term.

Responsible Business Leadership Report

The prosperity of business and society are tied together. This report serves as the starting point for Business in the Community to work with leaders to shape a new contract between business and society.

Become a member

For more information call Cynthia Marks (neé Fry), Campaign Manager