The Good Business Forum

Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Date: 18/01/2023

Division: GBCC

Venue: RSM UK, Floor 18, 103 Colmore Row

General Price:

All prices exclude VAT

Member Price: Free

Future Faces Members: £15.00

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Profit with purpose, Environmental & Social Governance (ESG), Social Value, CSR. From climate change to attracting and retaining a new more socially minded generation of employees - recent events have brought exploring and articulating businesses’ wider role in society up many board and exec agendas.  

This quarterly forum for GBCC members explores how businesses are tackling this subject and why: the tangible business benefits to doing so. Each event sees a panel of; a business case study, a professional advisor and a representative from the public or third sector sharing their insights and perspectives before a series of roundtable discussions. 

Attend For: 

      • Insight into approaches to ESG, CSR and Social value
      • Opportunities to learn from and share with your peers
      • Broaden your network of likeminded businesses
      • Practical tips that you can apply in your organisation

Aimed At: 

      • Board members, leaders and managers looking to learn about and/or share their insights on this agenda
      • Individuals interested in informing their organisation’s approach to this agenda

Feedback from our 2022 series showed 86% of delegates learned something new at a Good Business Forum that they could directly apply in their organisation or role and 93% made new contacts.

Guest Speakers:

Karl George MBE, Partner & Head of Governance for RSM – Karl will be focusing on the latest insights on the “S&G” or ESG

Karl has over 25 years of combined experience in accountancy, business and strategic development. Karl has exceptional insight into corporate governance solutions. A seasoned non-executive, Karl’s expertise in governance alongside his qualified accountant status makes him a sought-after adviser and board member both locally and internationally. He is a fellow of CGI: The Chartered Governance Institute (the global international body for governance professionals), and the author of several books on governance issues. Karl also wrote the RACE Equality Code and has been instrumental in its development nationally.

Andy Dawson, Co-Founder, Curium Solutions – Andy will be providing insight into Curium’s approach to “Good Business” with a focus on how and why Curium became and employee owned trust

Bio to follow

Siamha Butt, head of engagement, the West Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association – Siamha will be sharing and overview of, and opportunities for businesses in, employer engagement with the Armed Forces

Bio to follow

The session will be chaired by Henrietta Brealey, CEO of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce


3:00pm - Arrivals & Networking

3:30pM - Presentations

4:00pm - Roundtable discussions

4:50pm - Summary

5:00pm - Close

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