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800-strong powerhouse of responsible business leaders, practitioners and change agents

Putting responsible behaviour at the heart of your business

  • The Way Ahead: Civil Society at the Heart of London

    Is it time to disrupt the way civil society works? Our research says yes

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  • Carolyn Housman's interview with Better Society

    Watch Heart of the City's Director Carolyn Housman's interview with Better Society, where she talks about the impact our members have had on society and much more.

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  • Our business programmes

    Membership with us offers you networking opportunities, resources and advice to develop your approach to social and environmental responsibility. 
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Find out more about what CSR means, and how it could benefit you and your business.

Heart of the City is a 800-strong powerhouse of responsible business leaders, practitioners and change agents committed to sharing their experiences and their time with others in order to measurably improve our society. Read more about our programmes.

What's on

Find out what's happening in social & environmental responsibility and discover the latest opportunities and initiatives your business can get involved in!

The Way Ahead: Civil Society at the Heart of London

The Way Ahead, a piece of research which offers 12 recommendations to disrupt the way civil society has traditionally been approached and governed in order to create a new, more effective system. This comes at a time when there continue to be funding reductions, changes to commissioning, growing demand for services and an increased complexity in our political and economic landscape. Extreme times call for drastic measures, and this report outlines a complete solution which has never been seen or discussed before.

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Vibrant volunteering: why relevancy and results are key to successful volunteering programmes

On March 14, Roderick McInnes, Marketing and Communications Manager at interim management provider Alium Partners, was asked to be part of an expert speaker panel at The Mayor of London's Corporate Commitment Breakfast at City Hall. Read his highlights from the event where he shared Alium's experience of their award winning partnership with youth employability charity UpRising and the importance of volunteering in business today.

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Launch event for the 'Review of the Future of Civil Society Support in London'

Heart of the City would like to invite you to the launch of the 'Review of the Future of Civil Society Support in London' on Wednesday 13 April.

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Counting Every Woman 2016

Women account for 23% of board members and 16% of executive committee members across European capital markets companies and instituions, but the numbers are moving in the right direction.

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