Tuesday, 03 November, 2015
Left to right: MIchael Smith, Lawrence Bloom, Paul Moore. Photo by Theodore Liasi

An ethical revolution in business and banking is crucial to prevent the world lurching into greater economic crises, said panellists at the London launch of a new book, Great Company, by business journalist Michael Smith on 27 October.

Tuesday, 20 October, 2015

Early in October, Shahbibi Shah joined a day trip to Calais organised by Exile Writers Ink, a human rights charity, based in London. The group included people born in Afghanistan, Iran, Syria, Ethiopia, Somalia, Iraq and Eritrea. Their aim was to meet refugees from our own countries.

Tuesday, 20 October, 2015
Charles Wookey, CEO of Blueprint for Better Business, and Laura Turkington from Vodafone Group spoke at a TIGETalk (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) hosted by IofC UK’s business programme.

‘Businesses need to re-define and focus on their purpose to be a force for good,’ stated Charles Wookey, CEO of Blueprint for Better Business, when he gave a keynote speech at Initiatives of Change’s London Centre on 6 October. He was speaking at a TIGETalk (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) hosted by IofC UK’s business programme.

Monday, 05 October, 2015
Ginn Fourie and Letlapa Mphalele

On 23 September, in celebration of the UN’s International Day of Peace, Initiatives of Change UK hosted an evening screening the Beyond Forgiving documentary and a panel discussion with two local peace-builders.

Thursday, 10 September, 2015
IofC UK’s business programme team delivered two workshops on ‘The five pillars of trust’ at York St John's Social Entrepreneurship conference, York, on 1 and 2 September 2015

IofC-UK’s business programme team delivered two workshops on ‘The five pillars of trust’ at York St John's social entrepreneurship conference, York, on 1 and 2 September 2015. The focus of the conference was on cross sector collaboration, seen as essential if the challenges faced by society are to be tackled successfully.

Friday, 14 August, 2015
School for Changemakers 2014

From Friday 3 July to Sunday 5 July, the School for Changemakers (SfCM) held a summer conference at Initiatives of Change centre in London. The theme was ‘A change in human attitudes and behaviours’ which was addressed through a structured programme of talks, workshops, community group discussions and quiet time.

Friday, 14 August, 2015
Beyond Forgiving

The Beyond Forgiving Initiative aims to further the message of the Beyond Forgiving documentary and utilise the film as a tool to complement existing reconciliation and peace building projects. On Tuesday 28 July, Talia Smith visited the London Interfaith Centre to lead a discussion around the film with the Centre’s book group.

Friday, 31 July, 2015
Changemakers Issue 1 July 2015

Initiatives of Change today announced the official launch of its publication Changemakers magazine

Wednesday, 29 July, 2015
University of Surrey

The psychological effects of drone strikes in Pakistan; local attitudes to the United Nations intervention in southern Lebanon, and the social media campaign 'Bring Back our Girls' in Nigeria, were among subjects explored at a conference entitled 'Narratives of Intervention: Reflections from North and South', which took place at the Centre for International Intervention, University of Surrey, from 22-23 July. The films An African Answer, Two Years Later and In Search of Peace in Chad, made by IofC's For the Love of Tomorrow Films, were screened to all the participants at the conference.

Saturday, 04 July, 2015
TIGE 2015

The 9th TIGE Conference ended and left the Caux Conference Centre filled with extraordinary life-stories full of courage and determination.

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