Knowledge and Events

As an effective and influential CRS professional you are continuously learning through your career. 

Use our framework, resources, and events to help set your personal objectives, track your progress, and reflect on your experience. These tools can easily be used alongside any professional development support you already have in place.


Aspire Hub - Is the grass always greener? In-house vs Consultancy

Hear about the Aspire hub event about In-house vs Consultancy! The recording is available here.

Read all of our articles here


COP26 Learning Zone

Check out our resource bank for all COP26 related items and information on hot topics in CRS this year!

COP26 Learning Zone - Landing Page

Member Stories

Each of our members has a unique path into our profession and insight on the skills needed to be brilliant. Read their stories below. 

Mark Topley FICRS - Director, The CSR Coach

Gordon Rogers FICRS - Head of Sustainability, Yorkshire Water

Jhane Gibson - Citizenship Coordinator at Herbert Smith Freehills

Luke Landers FICRS - Energy and Sustainability Manager, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS FT

Pete Bradshaw - Head of Sustainability, Manchester City Football Club

Peter Leighton-Jones CEnv MIEMA FICRS - Senior Climate Change Programme Manager, Wakefield Council

Elisabeth Rochford FICRS - Partnerships Manager, O2 (Telefonica UK)

Eva Cahill FICRS - Relationship Lead, Earthworm Foundation

Jenny Baskerville FICRS - Director of Inclusion, Diversity and Social Equality, KPMG in the UK

Jess Kennedy FICRS - Associate Director, Sustainability, Arup

Kevin Bowsher FICRS - Associate Director - Consultancy Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead HS2 Project, Mace


Attend our upcoming events to learn about key CRS topics and meet fellow practitioners and members.

How to combine the Social & Environmental Agenda

Coffee Morning

Drinks and Discussion

ICRS Northampton Hub: Hear from Jenny Herrera, CEO of Good Business Charter

Is the grass always greener?: In-house vs Consultancy

ICRS Aspire Hub Steering Committee recruitment: informal Q&A

The ICRS Exchange: Member Drinks

Un(b)locking brilliance

The secrets behind benchmarking and impact measurement (revealed!)

Central London Hub: Coffee Morning (COP26 Key Takeaways)

Reflections on 2021 - A year like no other for CR&S

A Beginner's Guide to Net Zero

Fellow's Hub - Net Zero

Insights from our Hubs

ICRS Hubs bring members together to learn from each other. Read some of their insights and view recordings of their events below.

Aspire Hub Masterclass - Demystifying a Career in Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Opinion from the Scotland Hub - The Equality Pandemic: A Call to Action

Aspire Hub Masterclass - Skills for CRS: Building a Strong Foundation

A speedy interview with the Aspire Hub

A speedy interview with the Farnborough Hub

A speedy interview with the Scotland Hub

Map your skills against the ICRS Competency Framework

Use our Competency Framework to assess your CR&S skills. The framework forms the foundation of our membership application and assessment process, as well as our approach to CPD.

Competency Framework

Fireside Chats

During the first lockdown, we held weekly Fireside Chats for members to come together and discuss the impact of Covid-19 within the CR&S space. 

Fireside Chat: Communications

Fireside Chat: Partnerships

Fireside Chat: Supporting our members during Covid-19

Fireside Chat: Resilience and Employee Wellbeing

Fireside Chat: Supply Chain Disruption

Fireside Chat: Trust in Business in a Post-Covid World

Fireside Chat - philanthropy and financial support charities

Fireside Chat: Six Weeks in Lockdown - State of the Union

Access the Network

We have one of the largest networks of CR&S practitioners, spanning industries and sectors. Meet other responsible business professionals at our flagship events, roundtable discussions, regional hub meetings, and through our online community.

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