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Social Investment and Governance

November 1 @ 1:00 pm 2:30 pm

This event is for charities, social enterprises and community businesses who would like to learn more about social investment and governance, and how to bring your board on the journey with you.

Trustees have an enormous responsibility to look at what’s best for your organisation and what works for one may not work for another.

Social Investment could hold a myriad of opportunities and possibilities for your organisation, leading to increased support and social impact for your beneficiaries and communities – but you need to be able to understand and access these.

AGENDA

Welcome & Introductions -1.30pm

  • Melanie Mills, Senior Social Sector Engagement Director at Big Society Capital
  • Sarah Lomasney from Community Action Suffolk

Social Investment & Governance: risk, reasoning and is it worth it? – 1.40pm

  • Melanie Mills, Senior Social Sector Engagement Director at Big Society Capital

The importance of talking to your board about social investment – 1.50pm

  • CEO speaker: Louise Hale, CEO, Outside the Box
  • Trustee speaker: Edward Hickman, Chair of SCA Trafalgar and Merton Music Foundation
  • Social Investor speaker: TBC

Panel Q&A: Ask your questions – 2.25pm

Challenges, barriers and opportunities – 2.40pm

  • Breakout rooms: what are your challenges, barriers and opportunities when talking to your board about social investment?

Resources and next steps – 2.55pm

  • GET INFORMED: Resources
  • Good Finance: Case studies, podcasts and tools

Close of event – 3.00pm

Free