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‘Businesses must get serious about their social responsibilities’
Blog 14 March 2023
No amount of employee volunteering or charitable giving will deliver the change we need to see in our society and economy, says Helen Goulden
Quest for the ‘S’ in ESG
Publication 9 February 2023
This report examines how FTSE 100 companies are interpreting the social dimensions of ESG, and finds a lack of measurement and commitment to social outcomes embedded in company strategies.
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.
Family and community vulnerabilities in the transition to net zero
Publication 22 September 2022
Assessing opportunities and potential to develop policy that supports our national journey to net zero, enabling all UK communities to participate and thrive.
UK public perceptions and readiness for a just transition to net zero
Publication 22 September 2022
The Institute for Community Studies’ survey explores public views and concerns.
Seeking innovators to pioneer new approaches in the heritage sector
News 5 July 2022
We’re working with The National Lottery Heritage Fund to pilot a new initiative, funding organisations to test bright ideas to support the workforce of the future.
“Let’s talk about parks” – conversation club resource
Publication 5 December 2017
Parks have a special place in the modern urban landscape as they are publicly owned, free to use and exist simply for our enjoyment, regardless of our background or social background. Spending time outdoors provides respite from the stresses of
#refugeeswelcome in parks: a resource book
Publication 4 December 2017
Do you work directly with refugees and asylum seekers? This resource book will share information on how the use of public space can help to facilitate wellbeing and inclusion, and offers ideas for supporting positive experiences. Are you involved in
Benches for everyone: Solitude in public, sociability for free
Publication 9 November 2015
The Bench Project finds that benches in our towns and cities, though easily overlooked, play a crucial role in social life. This publication argues that benches are currently being removed from public spaces, damaging community life and social integration. Benches
Going green and beating the blues
Publication 1 December 2009
All over the world communities are grappling with two different agendas: on the one hand how to make their areas environmentally sustainable; on the other how to promote the wellbeing of local residents. Sometimes these agendas reinforce each other. But
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