Heart of the City celebrated its fifteenth anniversary at the Bank of England on the 2nd of July 2015. On the same evening, Heart of the City also released research entitled Towards a Responsible Business Community: New Approaches for Small Businesses. The research explores the drivers for small business engagement in social and environmental issues. The research also investigates the impact of Heart of the City on its members versus non-members.
For a summary of the research, click here
To download the full research, click here.
For the press release, click here.
Alongside the research, Pro Bono Economics developed guidance Good Practice for Data Collection which is released to aid others in collecting data for cost-benefit analysis. To read Pro Bono Economics’ guide, click here.
Co-Presidents Governor Mark Carney and the Lord Mayor said: “Since its inception in 2000, Heart of the City has been at the very forefront of building community involvement in firms based in the City of London, and beyond. Research has been central to maximising the impact of our programmes, reinforcing our links with both firms and community organisations.”