3rd Birmingham CSR Summit 2014

Social Innovation: Investment. Implementation. Impact 

The Annual Birmingham CSR Summit is a leading regional 'Think-Tank' Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility. Every year, we bring together top C-Suite Executives and Corporate Social Responsibility Directors from the region’s leading businesses, with leaders from the Public and Voluntary Sectors, to examine critical issues affecting the future of business, community development and civic responsibility and agree key actions to take this forward in the 21st century. 

In our third year, the theme is:  

Social Innovation: Investment, Implementation & Impact!

3rd Birmingham CSR Summit explored:  

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  • The emergence of sustainable business and social opportunities created by Impact Investment
  • The collaboration of corporate and social enterprises to create innovative ways of tackling social needs
  • How to access tools that strategically measure your business return on investment into social impact activities

Attendees also learnt best practice tips and insights from global innovative CSR strategy, activity and speakers

The opening keynote speaker was Marcello Palazzi, Founding President of the Progression Foundation, Netherlands. He was sharing his insights, knowledge on why a social business is the key to a more global and sustainable future, based on over 30 years of experience as an academic, successful entrepreneur, government advisor, investor and philanthropist within the field of social investment and impact.

The day’s programme included a cross sector panel session debate with business and community leaders, followed by two breakout sessions where delegates had equal opportunity to learn about local impact funds and saw live examples of emerging ways of tackling social needs within the region and beyond.

We are also pleased to announce that Cultiv8 Solutions will be launching the highly anticipated Birmingham Social Value 100 – a league table ranking of the Top 100 Birmingham Professional Service Sector firms by their level of social value.

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