Wednesday, 01 April, 2015
Mike Smith, Lucy Parker, Jon Miller and Deborah Henderson

Can big business help to transform the world? This was the question addressed by Lucy Parker and Jon Miller, co-authors of the book 'Everybody’s Business', on 24 March. Alongside them, Deborah Henderson, former banker at Morgan Stanley in Wall Street, told her personal story of transformation from corporate banker to executive coach in the cut and thrust world of finance.

Friday, 20 March, 2015
'The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe (photo by Lisa Tomasetti)

On the 5-7 March, a remarkably touching, sometimes harrowing, yet inspiring production took place at London’s Southbank Centre. The cast told their personal stories as refugees finding new life in Australia.

Monday, 23 February, 2015

Join us for an afternoon of inspiring stories, discussion and international food on 7 March. This event focuses on women who have brought positive change through fashion and textiles.

Tuesday, 27 January, 2015
Scilla Elworthy

Women in senior corporate and other leadership positions too easily 'begin to think and talk like men', says Scilla Elworthy, the founder of Peace Direct and the Oxford Research Group. Yet what are most needed are feminine qualities in boardrooms and corporate culture, including compassion, empathy and 'grace under pressure'.

Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
Screening of Beyond Forgiving at School of Oriental and African Studies

On 10 November, the Beyond Forgiving film was screened at SOAS University (School of Oriental and African Studies), a leading institution in London for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
Farnham University

‘Amazing film but I just don’t get it. Why would a government kill school children?’ stated a visibly moved and slightly angered student at a workshop on Making films that make a difference that Talia Smith and Howard Grace ran at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA), Farnham, Surrey on 5 November. She found it challenging to believe, let alone understand the depth and severity of the Apartheid.

Friday, 21 November, 2014
Members of the Compassionate Cornwall Team and speakers Amina Khalid and Shaun Danquah, with the signed charter.

West Briton, Cornwall's best-read local newspaper, reports a 'World first for Cornwall as it signs compassion charter'. The impressive list of speakers included Amina Khalid, a former Somali refugee, now working for Initiatives of Change.

Thursday, 20 November, 2014
Interfaith Dialogue an Islamic perspective

Interfaith Dialogue an Islamic perspective, written by Dr. Qadir Bakhsh MBE and Maqsood Ahmed OBE, focuses on the interaction between different communities and people from all walks of life gathering together, sharing thoughts and views in an understanding and respectful manner.

Tuesday, 04 November, 2014
The Hope in the Heart team

Hope in the Heart CIC is the latest initiative to join the Initiatives of Change UK Sustainable Communities programme. Founded in Penzance in February 2013 by Tam Martin Fowles, Hope in the Heart aims to inspire people to overcome adversity, live with compassion, and understand their place in the global community.

Tuesday, 28 October, 2014
TIGERoadshow at St Ethelburga’s Centre for Peace and Reconciliation

Resilience—in organizations, structures and the human spirit—was the theme of a TIGERoadshow (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) hosted by the St Ethelburga’s Centre for Peace and Reconciliation in the City of London on 16 October.