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Heart of the City to join Fleet Street Quarter’s Climate Festival 2024

Heart of the City is excited to be participating in Fleet Street Quarter’s Climate Festival, as part of London Climate Action Week 2024. Across the two days, more than 20 senior leaders will share their insights on some of the most pressing challenges and opportunities facing business within the Fleet Street area and beyond.

Welcome to Heart of the City’s new Director, Andy Melia

The Heart of the City team is pleased to welcome Andy Melia back as our new Director. Bringing over 15 years’ leadership experience in the charity sector working with businesses on their social and environmental impact, Andy has a strong vision to take the charity forward into an exciting new chapter.

In Conversation: Sheila Ashmore’s Green Journey to Sustainability Manager at Staytite

In March 2023, leading fastener suppliers Staytite came on board our Foundations for Responsible Business programme. We catch up with Sheila Ashmore as she discusses her new role at Staytite as she transitions from account manager to sustainability manager.

Places for London helps tenants become more sustainable with Heart of the City programme

Places for London is piloting a business skills training programme for tenants, in collaboration with Heart of the City, as part of its commitment to being a responsible and sustainable landlord.

A Year of Sustainable Progress with Siemens’ Sponsored Cohort

We’ve loved working with Siemens and their SMEs over the last 12 months. It’s been really exciting to see the progress that the businesses have made around sustainability, and it’s brilliant to see Siemens supporting their SME supply chain in such a practical way.

A journey of responsibility, by Formation Architects

We’re delighted to have our ambassadors Formation Architects offer insight into how their journey on board our Foundations for Responsible Business programme propelled them towards remarkable business practices.

Unlocking Energy Efficiency

Jane Mossman, Head of Business Decarbonisation at West London Business brings you the top tips to save both energy and money on your heating.

Ambassador recommends: three Resources for improving workplace wellbeing

Bethan Aspland shares three resources to enable businesses to support mental health at work and help create psychologically safe workplaces.

Ambassador recommends: Nicky Sinker on how to get started with emission reductions

Nicky Sinker tells us how Auditel work with businesses on carbon management

Driving sustainability in your business: top tips

Find out how to take action on making a positive environmental impact

Ambassador recommends: Suzanne Scatliffe on promoting pollinators at home

Suzanne Scatliffe tells us how AXA XL helps their employees with pollinators at home

We’re partnering with MSDUK to support the commercial growth of London’s ethnic minority businesses

Heart of the City partners with MSDUK to support London’s ethnic minority small businesses

Ambassador recommends: Emma Cooke talks fertility treatment and work

Herbert Smith Freehills’ director of responsible business talks about supporting people in fertility treatment at work

Top tips on inclusive workplaces and hybrid working

Get some top tips around inclusive workplaces and hybrid working

Ambassador recommends: Lucy Elliott from Slaughter and May

Hear about one of Slaughter and May’s volunteering opportunities

Making the world a better place to freelance

Bravand shares their insights into working with freelancers.

Join our brilliant team – we’re hiring!

We have two vacancies in our team

Ambassador recommends: Nadia Al Yafai from Royal London

Nadia talks making sure nobody gets left behind in a world gearing up to tackle climate change

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