When companies join Heart of the City, tackling community issues is high on their agenda. From sponsoring colleagues to run a half-marathon to organising a charity bake-off, supporting community projects and charities is often the first step in developing a responsible business programme.
In 2018 95% of our year one members got involved with their local community, together they raised more than £409,000 and volunteered for more than 28,000 hours!
There is no one way to approach this – companies need to find causes and ways of supporting these causes that fit with their business – but there are practical tips we share with firms to help them to find their way:
We know from the experience of our members that no matter how small your company you too can make a positive difference in your local community!