Social responsibility 2010

8 December 2010 | Thistle Marble Arch Hotel, London

Are you meeting the expectations of your customers and stakeholders when it comes to social responsibility?

Like it or not, the way your organization affects the environment and wider society is now a major part of your brand. Companies that embrace these challenges are finding they:

  • Increase their brand's value
  • Attract and retain the best staff
  • Gain a competitive advantage.

Join us for a free afternoon event to discover how the new standard, BS ISO 26000 Guidance on social responsibility can help you achieve these benefits for your organization.

24 November 2010, CBI Conference Centre, London (now full)
8 December 2010, Thistle Marble Arch Hotel, London (open for registration)

Hear from committee members, key stakeholder groups and organizations who are leading the way in their social responsibility practices. Join in the discussion and debate, and then network with your peers and members of the committee who were involved in the development of  BS ISO 26000 at a closing drinks reception to celebrate its launch.

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BSI event BS ISO 26000.
Guidance on Social Responsibility

Wednesday 8 December

Tea, coffee and registration

Chairman’s Introduction
- Shirley Bailey-Wood
, Operations Director, BSI

How and why the standard came about: a background to BS ISO 26000
- Adrian Henriques
, Associate, Forum for the Future
- Chairman, BS ISO 26000 Committee

Insights from Stakeholder Perspectives
- Miles Watkins, Director of Sustainable Construction, Aggregate Industries Ltd.
- Ben Moxham, Policy Officer, European Union and International Relations Department, TUC
- Adrian Henriques, Associate, Forum for the Future
- Chairman, BS ISO 26000 Committee

Tea, Coffee and Networking

Interactive Panel Discussion
- Chair: Shirley Bailey-Wood
, Operations Director, BSI
- Adrian Henriques, Associate, Forum for the Future
- Chairman, BS ISO 26000 Committee
- Miles Watkins, Director of Sustainable Construction, Aggregate Industries Ltd.
- Ben Moxham, Policy Officer, European Union and International Relations Department, TUC

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Drinks Reception

Event timings:

Registration: 14.00

Sessions begin: 14.30

Reception: 17.00

Close of event: 18.30

Please note timings are provided for guidance only and may be subject to change. Delegates are cordially invited to a drinks and canapés reception at the close of the afternoon sessions to celebrate the publication of BS ISO 26000. The reception is an ideal forum for networking opportunities and discussing the day’s findings.

All professionals who have social responsibility as part of their remit, including:

  • Heads of corporate social responsibility
  • Directors of communications
  • Heads of sustainability
  • Directors of quality
  • Supply chain and partnership managers
  • Heads of corporate affairs
  • Directors of governance
  • Chief executives
  • Managing directors
  • Chief operating officers.

BS ISO 26000 is the standard intended to be useful to all types of organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors, whether large or small, and whether operating in developed or developing countries. 

If you would like to attend, then please register your place for the event on 8 December using this link to the reservation form.

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