The Board Charter: Committed to Community Investment

Sign up to the Board Charter

Signing up to the Board Charter is easy: please complete the form below, demonstrating that you have met the Charter’s nine pledges. 

Send it to us, and we will contact you to confirm your details, before sending you a copy of your submission for your records.

We will then send you the Board Charter so you can display it on your web site and in your Boardroom. 

Please ensure you complete all fields marked with an asterisk (*).

To help you prepare your submission, here’s the form saved as a checklist, so you can download it, print it out and work through the form offline. 


Sign up to the Board Charter

Community investment is core to our role as a housing association and central to our social purpose.*

We commit to owning, investing in, and celebrating our community investment work and its impact.*

We will work with the Centre for Excellence in Community Investment to help maximise and measure the impact of our work, as well as invest in the people who deliver it.*

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Our Community Investment Strategy will be underpinned by an action plan, and the appropriate resources, people and skills to deliver on our objectives.*

We will ensure residents are at the heart of community investment, co-creating service design and involved in scrutiny and review.*

Co-creation of services

Scrutiny and review

We will be part of our communities, with Board members leaving the boardroom to see community investment delivery first-hand.*

Our Board and community investment

We commit to a methodologically robust and rigorous measurement mechanism to evidence the impact of community investment activity, for example by participating in the Centre’s impact measures project.*

Measurement mechanisms

We will publish key measures of success in our annual report to facilitate transparency and accountability.*

We will be leaders and advocates for community investment, both in and outside of the housing sector.*

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