Events 2014

An Introduction to Business ethics webinar


In partnership with the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS) the December webinar will be looking at ‘What is Business Ethics?’ With ethics increasingly becoming a corporate buzzword, this webinar explores what ‘bus

Heart of the City’s 2015 Newcomers pre-programme information breakfast


WHEN: 6 November 2014, 08:00-10:00am WHERE: 30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A PLACE

Heart of the City’s 2015 Newcomers pre-programme information breakfast


WHEN: 4 November 2014, 08:00-10:00am ​WHERE: Freshfields, Northcliffe House reception, 28 Tudor Street, EC4Y 0BQ CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A PLACE Together with our Trustees and co-Presidents Gover

Meet your Mentor


In this first Meet your Mentor event, each participant will have a chance to personally meet and exchange CSR ideas with 2-3 Contributors for a 10-12min conversation, in a 'speed-dating' format.

Participants who wish to be matched as CSR ment

Introduction to CSR in Procurement


This event is designed for both CSR and procurement professionals to move the conversation for responsible procurement forward. The panel of speakers will share their insights into different approaches in integrating CSR into procurement and provide practical advice on how to engage with the rele

The Lord Mayor’s City Giving Day


The 11th of July promises to be a very special Friday, as it is the inaugural City’s Giving Day.  It will be a great celebration of the hugely positive effect the City has in transforming lives through philanthropic and responsible business activities.&nbs

Islington Sustainable Energy Partnership AGM & summer networking event


Join Islington Sustainable Energy Partnership in a unique setting as they celebrate the achievements of its members over the past 12 months and announce exciting new projects and research. To find out more and to register, Join Islington Sustainable Energy Partnership in a unique setting as they

Can the City be Socially Useful?


What would a socially useful financial sector look like? Is there danger that such demands could burden and disorientate The City?

From the 'Justice, Money, Power ' series at the City of London Festival.

This series of debates focuses on the financial, political a

Youth employment: creating career opportunities for young people


Time: 09:00-12:30

What do young people bring to companies? Where and how did we all start our careers? What was that first job that set us up towards becoming the professionals we are today?

In this workshop, we will look at the established

Finance as a Force for Good


Heart of the City's co-President, The Lord Mayor of the City of London presents Tomorrow City's conference 'Finance as a Force for Good'.

Speakers include:

  • Katherine Garrett-Cox CBE,

Innovation and Impact in Corporate Philanthropy: Beyond Financial Giving


In association with City Philanthropy, this event is an opportunity for you to learn about models of corporate philanthropy which are not centred on financial giving and to gain insight and practical tips for measuring your company's social activities.

Time: 08:30

Launch of the Buy Social Directory


Many businesses are looking for ways to diversify their supply chain, engage communities and demonstrate their responsible business credentials. 

The social enterprise sector offers a unique opportunity for businesses to achieve all of these aims by buying differently. Social enter

Introduction to CSR in practice


Time: 09:00-12:30

This workshop is designed for busy people who want to get going, so get ready to be productive! Below is a short outline of the session's structure.

1. Refine your understanding of what CSR is in practice and explore different strategies&nb

Innovation in Environment: how to keep making progress on sustainability


Time: 08:30-11:00 This workshop is for you if you want to learn and try out new perspectives on how to communicate and engage stakeholders to keep making progress on the environmental front. Below is a short outline of the workshop's structure. 1. New ways to approach sustainability Cha

Senior Leaders’ Breakfast


Heart of the City’s 2014 Newcomers programme will kick off with a Senior Leaders’ Breakfast at Mansion House hosted by The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE. We are delighted to

The New Metrics


This event will explore the new forms of measurement that change the way business decisions are made, and may point to an era where capital is deployed in a more sustainable manner. There will be analyses carried out by three pioneers and roundtable discussions on various issues related to sustainab

Cycling and Trauma Seminar


Chaired by Jon Snow, this topical seminar will bring together eminent clinicians, consultants, researchers and thought-leaders, enabling an exploration into the impact Barts Charity can have on deaths and injury from cycling, with wider implications for all road users in the UK. Over two million

Give & Gain Day


Join BITC at the launch of Give & Gain Day 2014 to hear how businesses and community groups have made the most of their experience and find out more about

Heart of the City Members’ Reception


The Rt Hon Fiona Woolf, Lord Mayor of the City of London and Heart of the City are delighted to invite all Heart of the City members to our 2014 Network Reception being held at Mansion House on Thursday 9th January 2014. This exciting event will gather all our business members including Contribut
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