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‘In our quest for environmental sustainability, social responsibility is key’

Blog 19 October 2022

Previewing our upcoming report, Helen Goulden looks for the ‘S’ in ESG – and asks if political and economic turbulence could knock it into the long grass? 

‘Perceptions of “good” have shifted – and insights are stronger for it’

Blog 5 October 2022

Peer research can meaningfully involve communities in generating evidence – but Zoe Dibb says more must be done to evaluate quality and effectiveness.  

Research on youth volunteering discussed on the Third Sector podcast

Blog 27 September 2022

Emily Morrison discusses new research from Institute for Community Studies on the Third Sector podcast.

Research seeks to support community businesses in the green economy

News 23 September 2022

We’re working with Power to Change, a trust supporting community business and funding community climate action.

‘Change starts with people like me’

Blog 23 September 2022

Mark Pepper is driving climate action at Ambition Lawrence Weston, a housing estate on the outskirts of Bristol.

Policy briefing examines impact of shift to carbon-neutral economy

News 22 September 2022

How policy can support all UK people through our transition to net zero carbon emissions.

New fund supports knowledge creation ‘by everyone, for everyone’

News 21 September 2022

Community Knowledge Fund will help groups and organisations find solutions to local and national challenges by uncovering knowledge and turning great ideas into action.

Building ‘15-minute neighbourhoods’: what’s on your doorstep?  

News 29 July 2022

We’re working with communities and the Council in Waltham Forest to better understand local needs and shape neighbourhoods 

‘If the research sector is to truly reflect our diverse communities, we need new forms of partnerships’ 

Blog 20 July 2022

Tom Saunders and Emily Morrison stress the need for more equitable and sustainable models of community engagement in research

New funding will help put communities ‘at the heart’ of research

News 20 July 2022

Acting on new research findings, £4m in new funding is now available for Community Research Networks supporting local engagement in research.

An equitable future for research and innovation

Publication 20 July 2022

This report focuses on how the research and innovation (R&I) system can more equitably involve community groups and organisations with less power or representation.

Helping Londoners grow skills and salaries through the cost-of-living crisis 

News 15 July 2022

We’re supporting a new £2m programme, helping people across England’s capital city access employment and skills.  

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