The City of London Corporation provides first class local government services for the Square Mile, the financial and commercial heart of Britain. The City Corporation is committed to maintaining and enhancing the status of the business City as the world’s leading international financial and business centre through its policies and services. Its responsibilities also extend far beyond the City boundaries and include management of the Barbican Centre, Central Criminal court at the Old Bailey, Epping Forest, Hampstead Heath, three wholesale food markets, as well as acting as the London Port Health Authority.
Z/Yen is the City of London's leading think-tank and research organisation. Z/Yen uses risk/reward management to implement strategy, finance, systems, marketing and intelligence projects for clients in financial services, technology, government, the voluntary sector and many other fields.
London Accord has been recognised by the following government departments:Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)