Towards Utopia

Utopia is a state we can never reach yet we continually strive towards it. To accelerate the journey to Utopia we curate a monthly newsletter Towards Utopia sharing our, and our Utopians, opinions and ideas. We hold regular events that inspire different thinking. We curate books, reports and articles. To access our thought leadership and build your knowledge of how to build a purposeful, inclusive and entrepreneurial culture – do explore below.

inclusivity

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Transphobia, Cultural Intelligence & Empathy

For the June edition of our Towards Utopia newsletter we asked Charlie Craggs to write her view on Cultural Intelligence. Charlie’s experiences and advice below are total gold – thank you Charlie! Tired of the transphobia I faced in my everyday life, five years ago I started Nail Transphobia as a way to change the […]

Publication

Masculinity in the Workplace: Utopia Report

Post our 2018 International Men’s Day event we published a report to share practical ways forward for men in the workplace. The report provides five steps to enable men to break free from gender stereotypes and for business to move away from viewing these as key attributes in the workplace.

Testimonial

"With Utopia’s support, we have created a movement for Inclusion within the business.  We have a depth of knowledge on Inclusion and Diversity as well as nearly 100 Inclusion Ambassadors embedding the messages of Inclusion every day.  Utopia has been a wonderful partner to challenge our thinking and keep us moving towards our ambition.”
Catherine Gillespie, HR Director, Coca-Cola European Partners

Event

'Masculinity in the Workplace'

2pm

10 February 2020

We are excited to announce we are a partner of the ‘Masculinity in the Workplace’ virtual conference. Join us to learn the skills required to create courageous, empathetic leadership and help to drive real change in the workplace.

purpose

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Start with Why by Simon Sinek

Why are some people and organizations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? Because in business it doesn't matter what you do, it matters why you do it. This book is crucial reading for anyone considering focusing on building a Purposeful culture.

Testimonial

“After 15 years of growth we realised we'd moved from a focus on the transformative impact of adventure to communicating the logistics of using high ropes and zip wires. With Utopia’s stewardship we’re putting our Purpose back at the heart of the business and inspiring a whole new generation of adventurers.”
Tristram Mayhew, Co-founder, Go Ape

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Hacking Religion

2.00pm - 3.30pm

1 December 2020

This virtual workshop will provide you with an actionable framework to better understand how to include all religions within your workplace culture along with practical steps on how to implement it.

entrepreneurial

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Taking time to think

Our very own Daniele Fiandaca is a Street Wizard, part of a tribe of Wizards using Street Wisdom to answer some of the world’s biggest problems. Find out why Street Wisdom works and why taking part in the next World Wide Wander is so good for your (mental) health. Being busy is the modern plague […]

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Creative Superpowers: Equip Yourself for the Age of Creativity

Creative Superpowers is a collection of essays which enable you to unlock your inner maker, hacker, teach and thief. These four superpowers empower you and your teams to emerge as fully fledged creative superheroes.

Testimonial

"Creativity is a key ingredient of business success so we asked Utopia to help unlock my team's creativity. Using the Creative Superpowers of maker, hacker, teacher and thief we built a framework for creative excellence that we can use to guide our thinking everyday."
Sara Holt, Digital Marketing Director, Lego

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Hacking Empathy

By appointment

Empathy in its simplest form is the ability to understand and connect with others’ experiences. Studies show that 91% of CEOs believe empathy is directly linked to a company's financial performance. This virtual workshop will provide insights into how increased empathy in the workplace can lead to a happier, more inclusive and more productive workplace.

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creative superpowers

Creative Superpowers is a collection of essays which enable you to unlock your inner maker, hacker, teach and thief. These four superpowers empower you and your teams to emerge as fully fledged creative superheroes.

our events

Want to build knowledge on inclusion, purpose or entrepreneurialism? Then attend one of our events and join a community of like-minded individuals seeking to drive change.

inclusion makers programme

Our inclusion maker programme is a community of professionals whose role is to accelerate inclusion and diversity within business. We would love to hear from you if you would like information on the 2021 application process.