What workers want from their local church
Working Christians want their churches to provide encouragement and support for their work, provide guidance for how to engage faith at work and have more empathy with respect to the demands of their work.
Victor Ho's start-up hit a rough patch and needed to lay off 50 people. Best practices suggested handling this with surgical precision. Victor felt compelled to take a different approach that was consistent with the company’s values.
The Skill Mill
Working with young offenders, changing their identity from one of offender to an employee with legitimate income, self-respect and a desire to change their behaviour and contribute positively to society and the economy.
Beneath the Ink
In Zanesville, Ohio, USA, tattoo artist Billy Joe White has started a crusade to "erase the hate" and has offered to cover up swastikas, Nazi images, and other hate-filled ink for free. He's been very busy.
A London social enterprise running skate and streetwear stores. Helps young people break down barriers keeping them from work. 76% find employment. An initial 9 people helped has become 400.
Online - Quaker Business Conference, 2020: Making Values Visible
A great line-up of speakers discussing the issues for business leaders facing new ethical challenges, post-Covid-19, at no cost to register.
The conference will take place virtually over two days, November 6 and November 7, in four sessions, morning and afternoon. The hot topics covered include the impact of shareholder activism, new approaches to finding personal integrity, alternative business structures, the latest and more time-honoured practices that drive better decision-making, individual responsibility, employee well-being and return on investment.
Hear the latest case studies and research on radical new approaches by some of the world’s leading corporations. Be inspired by influential speakers at the forefront of sustainable and transformational business practices.