Think CSR will offer a consultancy service to businesses to create or enhance CSR plans and match them with community based organisations to build mutually beneficial partnerships. It will provide ongoing support to refine and enhance each partnership established and evaluate impact and outcomes for both parties. Launching in November 2019. Watch out for www.thinkcsr.com
Subject to final approval, we will be working with De Montfort University’s Institute of Applied Economics and Social Value to undertake research to assess the level of understanding and application of business led social responsibility strategies in Leicester and Leicestershire. We aim to report on our findings in late autumn.
Leicester Giving Day
We are in the early stages of planning the first Leicester Giving Day (working title ‘Leicester and Leicestershire Gives’) to be held for the first time in 2020. We will be encouraging businesses in the city and county to showcase their work with charities and community organisations and to encourage others to do likewise.
#MIC Music Industry Calling
We are partnering with Echo Works CiC and HQ Can to deliver an introduction to the music industry course for young people in Leicester. Funded by the Youth Music Foundation, EBE will deliver some of the business start-up training along with conducting an evaluation of the project.