Employment & Economic Opportunity

How to go to work in 2020

In their book, ‘How to Go to Work’, Lucy Clayton and Steven Haines share the must-know advice that no one gives you at the start of your career. Now, as young people face a host of new obstacles to traditional employment, they share their top tips for navigating the new normal in your first job.

The Chivas Venture Accelerator Programme: Supporting Social Entrepreneurs in a time of global crisis

We caught up with Ary Ganeshalingam, Global Brand Communications Director at Chivas Regal, to learn more about the process of turning the Chivas Venture Accelerator Programme digital and the finalists the programme is supporting.

Why equity matters and why it must be measured

Patricia Hamzahee, Founder of Integriti Capital and Conduit member, writes about the vital role data can play in enabling equity of outcomes for Black and ethnic minority-led businesses.

Alex Stephany: “The pandemic has challenged us to be creative at a time when many things are uncertain.”

We speak to Alex Stephany, Conduit Member and Founder & CEO of Beam, about the importance of tech for good, using the crowdfunding model for social impact and the human success stories that keep him motivated.

Arlene Isaacs-Lowe: “Companies need to align their purpose with their commercial goals”

To mark the launch of The Conduit’s social entrepreneur breakfast series with Moody’s Corporation, we speak to Arlene Isaacs-Lowe, the organisation’s Global Head of CSR, about creating an effective and impactful CSR strategy, supporting SMEs and her advice for female and minority founders.

How startup-corporate partnerships could solve the impact imperative

Analyst at Founders Intelligence Daniella Loftus writes for The Conduit on what her experience as an UNLEASH 2019 Global Talent taught her about the possibilities that arise from startup-corporate partnerships.


An Evening with Professor Muhammad Yunus

Prof. Muhammad Yunus, joined us at The Conduit for a conversation about Yunus Social Business and the need for a new economic model.


Reflections on The Clink

Conduit member Victoria Smith reflects on a night at The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton.


A Better Future for People with Disabilities at Work

The UK may be making headlines for the steady drop in unemployment, but there are still many capable and…


Is Design Thinking the Answer to Financial Inclusion?

In 2017, there were 1.7 billion adults globally who did not have access to basic finance or banking – a number…


Lessons in Loneliness

On 15th May 2019 members came together for an evening to hear about and discuss themes of loneliness…