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HOTC members can now access a map of London packed with information on local community needs and charities they can partner with. We acknowledge that most of our members are fulfilling their Responsible Business role on top of their busy day job. Our map will make it easier for members to quickly identify local needs and charities they can partner with.
Tackling Community and Environment issues has big benefits for business, but start small! This was the message that came from two of contributor businesses at Heart of the City's (HotC) 'Trends in Environment and Community Responsibility' workshop held at BLP law on Thursday 23rd June 2016.
Britain's workforce is now more educated and has more graduates than ever before. Conversely, successful programmes for the worst educated has seen numbers of those with lower qualifications continue to shrink. However, two-fifths of the workforce remains overlooked with very little known about pay progression amongst non-graduates with 5 A-C GSCEs or more. Nationally this is significant, as failure to assist this group has been identified as a primary cause for the UK's productivity lagging behind other advanced economies.
What is the business case for the Sustainable Development Goals? This was the question that Nicola Ruane answered at a recent event at the UN in Geneva to bring business, the UN and civil society together.