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70% of business participants start CSR programmes without dedicated resources

Putting CSR at the heart of business

  • CSR from a small and large business perspective

    Kathryn Hull at Holman Fenwick Willan and Gemma Reilly at 4Ps Marketing talk about their CSR journey, their relationship as mentor/mentee and their top tips on how to get everyone on board with CSR.

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  • Blurred lines - people, planet, profit

    Robert Powell asks: if your firm were a person, what would you think of her or him?

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  • Giving: The City's secret hobby

    Heart of the City Director, Carolyn Housman, features in City AM and says the public tends not to know about CSR work because "businesses don't necessarily think it's something they should be communicating."

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  • Our business programmes

    Our flagship peer-to-peer support programmes offer you networking opportunities, resources and advice to develop your approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Find out more at our 2015 pre-programme launch events. 
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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 700-strong powerhouse of responsible business leaders, Corporate Responsibility 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 CSR and discover the latest opportunities and initiatives your business can get involved in!

Towards a Responsible Business Community: New Approaches for Small Businesses - A consultation

In celebration of our fifteenth anniversary, Heart of the City has undertaken research into motivations for business engagement in CSR and the impact that we have on our members' programmes. The full research will be published on 2 July 2015.

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Blurred lines - people, planet, profit

Robert Powell asks: if your firm were a person, what would you think of her or him?

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Stakeholder engagement: lessons learnt from small and a large business perspective

In this interview, Kathryn Hull, CR Manager at Holman Fenwick Willan LLP (900 employees) and Gemma Reilly, Office Manager at 4Ps Marketing (60 employees) talk about their CSR journey, their relationship as mentor/mentee and their top tips on how to get everyone on board with CSR.

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Head of Development and Communications vacancy at Islington Giving

The Head of Development and Communications has a crucial role in Islington Giving and unusually is, based within a grant giving trust, Cripplegate Foundation. Islington Giving was launched in September 2010, pioneering new ways of giving in Islington.

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