12 Nov '17, 8am

More than charity: how trusteeships create future leaders

Ian Joseph of Trustees Unlimited describes how companies like Barclays, Google and Mishcon de Reya are using board-level volunteering with charities to help executives gain valuable new skills and promote CSR goals Trustees Week (13-17 November) is an annual event that celebrates the fantastic work of charities’ trustees and focuses on the many opportunities available for people to get involved and work with charities. Becoming a trustee offers a unique way for people to acquire new skills, make connections, and gain board-level experience while contributing to society, and many charities are actively seeking new trustees. They want to attract professionals from different industries to broaden the skills of their existing board members and to help strengthen governance. But there are advantages for businesses too, not least of all in terms of the CSR benefits. In the past ...

Full article: http://www.ethicalcorp.com/more-charity-how-trusteeships-...

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