Foundations for Responsible Business

Support for SMEs

Join a community of SMEs doing well by doing good


Our Foundations for Responsible Business programme is designed for small to medium sized businesses (SMEs). We welcome companies with little or no experience in responsible business from all industries – this year we have members from financial services to tech, and from architecture to hospitality. We run this programme fully online so you can become a member no matter where your business is based! Check out which businesses have already completed our programme here.

If you want to hear about the programme from us, we’re holding online information sessions that you can come to on 6 December.

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What’s involved?

We’ll get you used to key concepts in responsible business through:

A responsible business health check to help develop your strategy and track your progress
Three modules of work (environment, people and community) with exit tests to complete at your own pace
Insight sessions at any point throughout the year with experts on particular responsible business topics
A dedicated account manager for 1:1 support
Eight online live events each year
Pre-recorded webinars with responsible business experts
Invites to ad hoc lunch and learns
Being a part of our online community of SMEs who want to be a force for good
Access to online resources
Regular responsible business communications

Benefits to your business

Caring about your community, environment and people means better business for you:

Be part of a community of other businesses who want to do good
Develop your and your employees’ skills
Win new business leads
Attract and keep great people in your team
Improve your brand reputation
£950 + VAT
£1,650 +VAT
£3,250 +VAT

Are you eligible for a funded place?


Thanks to funding from City Bridge Trust, if your business is an SME and is based in the London boroughs of Camden, Hackney, Islington or Southwark, you’ll be eligible to apply for a free place on this programme!

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