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With vacancies in financial services hitting an all-time high this year, it seems employers are expecting more from Executive Search firms right now. There were 54,000 unfilled positions in April to June this year, according to research from the Financial Services Skills Commission. That’s more than the population of Durham, and a record number of vacancies [...]
“Diversity without understanding the power of feelings will never work,” reveals Jonathan Hook, Director of Learning at CHX Performance, on the Business of Sustainability , the new podcast produced by FuturePlus in partnership with City AM. In episode 1 of the Business of Sustainability, Jonathan joined co-hosts Alex Smith and Mike Penrose alongside CHX Performance [...]
Blog summary Refresher on Category 1 Category 1 focuses on all upstream (i.e., cradle-to-gate) emissions associated to the entire life cycle of products purchased by the reporting company, including both goods (tangible products) and services (intangible products). These emissions often make up a significant proportion of an organisations footprint – particularly those in sectors such [...]
DiverCity® Podcast · Being and Belonging: Financial services and safety for the LGBTQ+ community In this episode, host Julia Streets is joined by Billie Simmons, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Daylight, a queer-owned and queer-run members-only neobank and Geffrye Parsons, Founder and CEO (‘Chief Empathy Officer’) of The Inclusion Imperative, a best-practice Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & [...]
DiverCity® Podcast · Regional representation recruitment and retention In this episode, host Julia Streets is joined by Rebecca Ajulu-Bushell, CEO of 10,000 Black Interns Foundation and the 10,000 Able Interns Foundation, and Philiip Olagunju, Head of Corporate Finance at PEM, the oldest and largest independent accountancy practice in Cambridge, UK. They discuss advocating for the unrepresented [...]
Heating the UK’s 28 million households accounts for 14 per cent of our total carbon emissions; buildings are the country’s second-largest source of emissions. We must address this if we are to meet our Net Zero goals. The banking and finance sector is calling for a major ramping-up of action so that all stakeholders can [...]
FuturePlus, the sustainability and ESG management and reporting platform is hosting a free webinar in partnership with CHX Performance on ‘The Biology of Human Sustainability’ on Tuesday, 27 June 2023. FuturePlus Co-Founder Alex Smith will be joined by Jonathan Hook, Director of Learning at CHX Performance, to host a discussion on the complex ecosystem that [...]
Where do the government’s recent plans for greening the housing stock announcements fit in to UK Finance’s Net Zero Homes report recommendations? In November 2022 we published our Net Zero Homes – Time For a Reset Report. The report was designed to act as a call for action to government and stakeholders from the various parts [...]
The facilities management company is using the FuturePlus platform to engage its employees, clients and suppliers, and improve its social and environmental impact Sustainability and ESG management and reporting platform FuturePlus has been chosen by Atlas FM, a leading UK facilities management company, to help change its approach to sustainability and social impact. Over the [...]
Top 5 tips for landlords #1 Measure and monitor carbon emissions of the building and work collaboratively with the building management team to carry out necessary alterations and to implement a planned preventative maintenance programme which reduces carbon emissions. This could include changing to a green energy supplier for the whole building. #2 Work collaboratively with [...]
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