Engaging Leaders to Accelerate Responsible Business - Business in the Community

Engaging Leaders to Accelerate Responsible Business

Tips and guidance on engaging executive and non-executive leaders through training, coaching and rewards to accelerate action on responsible business.

Not enough progress has been made towards achieving the Global Goals, also known as the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. For these goals to be met, businesses must play their role.

Business in the Community (BITC) works to accelerate responsible business action to address these goals. Our research into the most significant barriers and drivers of responsible business action has helped us to identify six catalysts. Actions that will accelerate, scale and perpetuate sustainable, inclusive and fair corporate strategies.

Download this toolkit Engaging Leaders to Accelerate Responsible Business, for tips and guidance on engaging executive and non-executive leaders through training, coaching and rewards. How to create a legacy to set the direction and tone for your organisation and encourage leaders to be responsible for your targets.

    Leaders and responsible business

    Download the toolkit to:

    • Learn why leaders are key to delivering responsible business impact.
      • What business leaders can do to achieve responsible business targets.
        • How to engage and mobilise your leaders, including how to train leaders on responsible business

        The toolkit includes short case studies from BITC members, Unilever, Interface and the Heineken Board.
        The case studies share how important leadership is and the impact vision and ambition can have.

        Why take action on responsible business?

        There are many benefits to becoming a responsible business. Read our business case to find out how responsible business can transform your organisation, improve long-term financial growth and resilience, and help to tackle issues facing your communities and the planet.


          Responsible Business and Strategy FAQs

          Every business needs to increase its pace and scale of impact. BITC has identified six catalysts of responsible business to help you do this.

          Learn about the six catalysts and download the resources developed to support you in achieving the objectives.

          The Global Goals provide a shared blueprint to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. They recognise that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth. All while tackling climate change and working to preserve oceans and forests.

          Led by our Responsible Business Leadership Team, Business in the Community (BITC) is working to dramatically increase the pace and scale of responsible business, to meet the United Nations’ Global Goals, also known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).