Events 2013

Leadership in challenging times

Join us for a pre-Christmas Leadership Forum and enjoy an active debate as our expert panel share their experiences of leadership in challenging times. Come and explore the subject through a Question Time style Q&A session where we can help you to generate ideas that can raise the performance

Measurement Roundtable

In partnership with New Philanthropy Capital (NPC), Heart of the City is holding a one-hour roundtable event focusing on how businesses can more effectively measure the impact of their giving. Leading the roundtable discussion will be: Angela Kail, Head of Fu

Philanthropy: The City Story Exhibition

This is a ground-breaking exhibition celebrating the role of philanthropy in the development of the City of London. Philanthropy: The City Story is taking place at the Charterhouse and curated by the Museum of London. The evening will include a panel and roundtable discussion as well as networkin

The Cycle of Innovation 3

With the help of a panel, the event will be looking at how digital technology can change the way we tackle some of society’s oldest challenges. Thought will be given to how academia, the corporate sector and not for profits can collaborate to create digital services that complement those on t

Upping your game on Diversity and Inclusion: how to consider recruiting from areas of social need surrounding the City

Could you provide opportunities and improve the employability skills of deserving candidates from areas of social need  surrounding the City? The issues of youth unemployment and social mobility are widely acknowledged to be some of the greatest challenges facing London’s young people in the c

Something to Tweet About: Launch Party

Aegis Media & Social Misfits Media have organised a launch party for their upcoming guide: 'Something to Tweet About: How Charities & Social Enterprises Can Create Great Social Media Content. The event will include a panel featuring brilliant minds from Facebook, YouTube, JustGiving and M

2013 Newcomers: CSR Workshop 2

In this workshop we will cover:
  • Building a community investment strategy
  • Effective communications: articulating your own approach to CSR
  • Insights in environmental management
Guest speakers inclu

Measuring Social Impact training

This training session will help businesses develop a framework reporting process and system for measuring the social and economic impact of their projects. The topics covered include defining aims, objectives, outputs and outcomes, how to capture evaluation data, how to produce social impact materia

The Lord Mayor’s Appeal

Heart of the City’s President, the Lord Mayor, is hosting an event at Mansion House as part of her Appeal – and Heart of the City members are invited!

At this event for senior business representatives and current chairmen of charities, William Shawcross, Chair of the Charity

Issues Cafe

Envision, an organisation inspiring young people to be involved in social change, have put together an event for businesses interested in exploring employee volunteering options for their company. In particular those with an interest in initiatives that develop young people’s employability

Green Mondays: Disruptive Business Models

Focusing discussion on how to develop business models that delight customers, solve social problems and are much lighter on resources, a panel of high profile sustainability strategists and developers will be illustrating the conversations that are playing out across businesses. They will draw from

Low Energy Company Launch Event

According to the Department of Energy and Climate Change commercial energy costs have doubled. A solution to reduce the cost would be a push towards training employees in how to manage energy in the workplace efficiently. This event, organised by Energy Managers Association, will put businesses i

Business Mentors Information Evening – The Company

The Company is a collective of specially chosen 18 to 25 year olds who are nominated to participate in an intensive enterprise and personal development course that helps them to establish if their business ideas are viable.

Business Mentors provide mentoring support to young people

Encouraging Talent into Science

This round table event, aimed at those members with an interest in scientific disciplines, will discuss the challenge of encouraging talent to go into science and engineering.

The Corporate Responsibility Group will look at CR programmes that target various groups, from schools to diffe

The Cycle of Innovation

How can Not for Profit Organisations and Corporates work together to bring sustainable employee engagement strategies to life? How do we collaborate to bring benefits to both of our workplaces? Is it time to refresh the Charity of the Year model? Should we consider an approach to Charity of the Y

Getting to grips with EMS

This event, put together by EMS seeks to walk you through an interactive and informative session on getting to grips with Environmental Management Systems. The session will be fast-paced highlighting vital information about setting up your own company’s EMS.

Tickets are fully fund

Access the Buyer Launch Event

Are you a SME in the Creative and Digital Sector currently exploring growth and development opportunities?

Would you be excited by an opportunity to take part in a FREE event to explore business opportunities with major UK and international brands, offering them your innov

Low Carbon Futures

The aim of the Low Carbon Futures (LCF) project has been to produce a practical, designer-orientated method for adapting existing and new buildings to future climates based on the 2009 UK Climate Projections (UKCP'09). This dissemination event will present the findings of the project within t

How to start managing business related water risks?

New reports and articles are increasingly pointing to water risk as one of the biggest issues associated with climate change, energy production, food security, and human health. The need for better information on where and how water can create risks for companies, investors, and communities is more

City of London Festival (Free)

Each summer the City of London Festival brings the City's unique buildings and outdoor spaces to life with an extensive artistic programme of music, visual arts, film, walks and talks, much of it free to the public. Inaugurated in 1962 to revitalise the cultural life of the City, it has estab

NPC events: can we prevent a lost generation? (Free)

UK’s youth have a bad reputation, but with soaring unemployment figures, cuts to services, and welfare reforms what do they have to look forward to? Again this July we will see more young people leaving education with fewer opportunities available. This seminar, in partnership with The Guar

Corporate Citizenship knowledge series: Who and what matters in reporting? (Free)

How can we include stakeholders more effectively in reporting? What techniques are there to improve your understanding of stakeholders? What might the enhanced role of materiality in the recently released, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 reporting guidelines mean for practitioners? In the Ju

Workwell Debate: Building Emotional Resilience

This debate will focus on advice for HR and Wellbeing Practitioners and all those interested in learning more about employee resilience and mental health in the workplace. These debates have always prompted a lively and informative discussion and are designed to give practitioners a chance to sha

The non-financial reporting conference

The second Non-financial reporting conference 2013 in association with Deloitte and ACCA will be chaired by Helen Brand, Chief Executive, ACCA.

The conference is a forum for investors, finance and sustainabil

Heating and cooling: Increasing profits through energy saving

Join this webinar to learn more about the opportunities for lowering heating and cooling costs with a focus on heat recovery from cooling systems. The webinar

Doing more with less: how can advise services meet the challenge of reduced resources?

This event will discuss the challenges advice services are facing with funding being cut and increased demand for their services, and asks how they can meet the challenge of reduced resources?, 

This event wi

Small Charities Week

Interested in working with Small Local Charities?

If your business is interested in working with small local charities, Small Charity Week is a great opportunity to do just that!  Find out how you can work with small charities to achieve your corporate community involvement

Sustainability, citizenship and environment

In a context were growth has taken a terrible toll on natural resources, and with governments failing to deal with the challenges, this event will explore what makes a responsible citizen? Can social media and shared information through digital technology empower citizens to force change? Will bu

Volunteers’ Week 2013

Say thank you to your volunteers!

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK – and it’s taking place from the 1-7 June 2013.<

Islington Giving Week

The Details

Islington is home to some of the country’s richest people. However, it also has the fourth highest level of child poverty in England and the lowest life expectancy for men in London. Islington Giving is a campaign for local philanthropy which asks residents and bu

Selling Sustainability: a masterclass with Futerra

Run by sustainability communications experts Futerra this workshop will enable you to sell sustainability messages both externally to customers and stakeholders and internally to staff.

Futerra are the sustainability communications

2013 First Newcomers CSR workshop


  • What CSR means in practice?
  • What does an organisational approach to CSR looks like for your company?
  • Who are your key CSR stakeholders?
  • Start an individual action plan?

Give & Gain Day

Business in the Community (BITC) is calling on companies to show their commitment to local communities by getting their staff out volunteering on 17 May.

Give & Gain Day Background

Give & Gain Day provides businesses with a unique opportunity to

Single Market for Green Products: Introduction, policy overview, PEFs and OEFs

The European Commission (EC) officially announced the “Single Market for Green Products” initiative accompanied by the publication of two guides to measure the environmental performance of products and organisations: throughout the lifecycle and for a three-year testing peri

City Funding Network Event

Last year, thanks to The City Bridge Trust, The Funding Network’s first ever City Funding Network event was launched in which over £27,000 was raised in

Do businesses care about health?

What will the event cover?

Co-hosted by St Mary-le-Bow Church and C3 Collaborating for Health, the event will explore the serious impact of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – heart disease and stroke, diabetes, cancer and lung disease – on economic growth and international

The City and the Common Good: What Kind of City Do We Want?

Debates under the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral

Hosted by St Paul’s Institute and CCLA Investment Management Ltd

This significant series of events will probe key issues that underlie the recent report of the Parliamentary Inquiry int

What teachers really want from corporate responsibility partners vs. what employers are willing to offer

Osborne Clarke and Future First are host this lively debate on how we address the gap between teachers’ expectations and what, in reality, employers are

Corporate community involvement: how the City of London Corporation can help and the benefits to your business

At this event you will hear about the variety of programmes City-based firms can access and their business benefits, including free support on local recruitment, apprenticeships, CSR support, developing employee volunteering, awards and recognition and more!

This event is aimed at

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