Critical issues affecting the future of business to community relations will be discussed at the annual Birmingham corporate social responsibility summit.
Beyond Philanthropy is the theme for the half-day event at Aston Business School on June 7, which will look at the transition of CSR from corporate giving and staff volunteering to corporate participation in building sustainable community-based enterprise.
The opening speaker will be Professor Olinga Ta’eed, professor of social enterprise at the University of Northampton and advisor to The Big Society Network.
The programme includes three ‘C-Suite Perspectives’ presented by senior executives from West Midlands business.
The Big Conversations session will see delegates discuss two CSR issues from sustainable environmentalism, responsible procurement, staff engagement and business and market benefit, in break-out groups.
The final keynote will be given by Wade Lyn, chief executive of Cleone Foods and board member of Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP.
For more information contact Maria Podsiadly on 0121 204 3368.