About Connect Dacorum

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Connect Dacorum assists companies to improve their CSR activities within the local community.

We are the only organisation helping businesses work together, unite with Dacorum based charities and schools and benefit from the rewards of giving back to the local community.

Did you know that 97% of people would think more positively about a company that contributes to their community?

We hold regular networking events which includes a great mix of both charities and businesses (so it’s not just about CSR, you can also reap the benefits of meeting like-minded businesses!).

Our next event is a lovely afternoon tea on Thursday 11th July 2024 from 12 noon to 2pm at Pendley Manor Hotel – Places are limited so get in early and book your place here.

We can also introduce your company to many socially responsible topics, including giving your unwanted office equipment and furniture to local charities, offering your technical experience, volunteering activities and team building opportunities, environmental advice and the employment of disabled or disadvantaged people.

We also run various projects that your staff could get involved in with the local secondary schools.

  • Giving a Gift
  • Giving Financial Donations
  • Volunteering
  • Employing a Disabled or Disadvantaged Person
  • Becoming a More Environmentally Friendly Company
  • Offering Technical Support
  • Dragons Apprentice Challenge
  • Employability days at local secondary schools

Benefits of being a member of Connect Dacorum

  • Closer integration with the local community in which your business operates.
  • Be part of a network of forward thinking, like-minded and innovative partners working together to help their local community.
  • Invitation to six networking events per year, including a special Christmas Lunch.
  • Develop new business relationships.
  • Advertising on our website including a profile and web links.
  • Monthly updates letting you know what is going on in the community.
  • Individual volunteering choices.
  • Reduced rate for advertising on Radio Dacorum and on a Shopmobility scooter
  • Increased staff satisfaction and engagement, giving improved motivation.
  • Receive personalised advice, guidance and information from the Connect Dacorum Manager.
  • Receive regular list of opportunities within the community.
  • Save costs and reduce environmental impact by donating redundant resources to a multitude of local charities and good causes rather than send them to landfill.
  • Offer gifts and pro bono advice to local charities.
  • Free publicity of community involvement, giving positive PR, enhanced reputation and customer recognition.
  • Opportunity to sponsor a networking lunch or other event.
  • Advice and guidance on the employment of Disabled and Disadvantaged persons.
  • Opportunity to sponsor a community minibus.
  • Use of Connect Dacorum logo.
  • Opportunity to take part in special projects such as Dragons Apprentice Challenge and Employability Days.

How to join

Complete our online form to register your interest in joining.  We will then arrange a meeting to discuss how your business would like to be involved in the community and membership packages.

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