Important Dates and Events

International days, weeks and months are highlighted on the calendar and monthly sections below.

Sites should be aware of these important dates and events, and involve the workforce and/or community wherever possible.

Click on a link to find out more information about an event. You can also get ideas about how your site or company could get involved in important dates and events to interact with the community, raise awareness or make charitable donations.

For a full list of Scheme specific events, including Workshops and Advanced Workshops, click here.

 

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January 2021

1 - 31

Dry January

Dry January is an annual campaign organised by Alcohol Concern, encouraging a completely alcohol free lifestyle for a total 31 days with the aim to raise awareness of alcohol consumption and healthy living.

February 2021

4

World Cancer Day

This campaign promotes the research for curing as well as preventing the disease, upgrading the provided services to the patients, the sensitisation of the common opinion and the mobilisation of the global community against cancer.

March 2021

2 - 4

Futurebuild

Futurebuild has been at the centre of the building industry for 12 years, establishing itself as the leading UK exhibition and conference for the sustainable construction and energy markets.

3

World Wildlife Day

This campaign aims to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna, flora and living creatures, and raise awareness of the need to protect and preserve them.

8

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

12

Comic Relief

Red Nose Day is a UK-wide fundraising event organised every two years by Comic Relief.

22

World Water Day

This day can help to raise awareness of water usage and make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues.

April 2021

7

World Health Day

World Health Day is coordinated annually by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

This day focuses on raising awareness of health issues with this year mainly focusing on issues surrounding Depression.

22

Earth Day

Earth Day aims to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and is coordinated annually by The Earth Day Network.

28

Workers Memorial Day

The Workers Memorial Day is intended to serve as a rallying cry to “remember the dead, but fight for the living”.

June 2021

1 - 7

Volunteers’ Week

This week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK.

Many use this week to support members of their workforce to volunteer in the local community.

5

World Environment Day (WED)

World Environment Day (WED) is the biggest, most globally celebrated day for positive environmental action coordinated by the United Nations (UN).

23

International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day is held annually to promote careers in engineering for girls and celebrate the achievements of female engineers.