Food, charity and the boardroom – diving deeper [online workshop]

how can we unlock progress in addressing root causes of household food insecurity?

This follow-on ONLINE workshop will build on our March and April Business Forums exploring ways food companies can, and should, address root causes of household food insecurity

This third and final session in this series will dive deeper into one of the key roles – employer, charity partner, community-building partner or collaborator & advocate – that those working in food companies find most challenging when it comes to food and poverty*. The online workshop will provide a space to:

  • briefly reflect on what participants/ their organisations have done in the past few months to address household food insecurity
  • explore what is preventing more being done, particularly to address root causes
  • consider who is experimenting on this and how to build on that and unlock greater progress
  • develop practical ideas for what participants can try – individually and collectively

*Participants will be asked for their views in advance and we will focus in the workshop on the area that most are finding tricky.

This Business Forum will take a workshop format. It will be facilitated by Dan Crossley, Executive Director, working with Anna Cura, Lead Systems Strategist (both at the Food Ethics Council) and Dr Hannah Lambie-Mumford, Research Fellow at SPERI (Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute), University of Sheffield, author of ‘Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity‘ & co-author of ‘The Rise of Food Charity in Europe‘.

To register, please book via Eventbrite using the ‘sign up’ button.

This online meeting is intended primarily for Business Forum members who attended the first two in this series.  If you are/ were not able to attend those and are still interested in joining, please contact our Executive Director.

When

4th November 2021
1:00 - 3:00 pm

Where

Impact Hub King's Cross
York Way
London
UK

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