Innovation and Investment
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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.
‘Work to be done’ for UK businesses to drive social change, our report finds
News 9 February 2023
Our Quest for the S in ESG report uncovers a lack of attention, measurement and commitment to social outcomes as part of ESG strategies.
Taking a leap together
Blog 3 February 2023
Innovating around established norms and processes can be tough, frustrating, exciting, and joyful all at the same time. The heritage sector is ready for the adventure.
Community Knowledge Fund awards 24 grants across the UK
News 1 February 2023
Supporting knowledge creation ‘by everyone, for everyone’, UKRI is today awarding grants totalling £240,000 to organisations and community groups.
Funding programme supports ‘fresh thinking’ in the heritage sector
News 24 January 2023
As the National Lottery Heritage Fund awards 35 grants to drive innovation in the heritage sector, we’re supporting grantees to develop their ideas and skills.
‘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?
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.
The Young Foundation joins the Diversity Forum
News 28 July 2022
Working to support greater diversity, equity, equality and inclusion in the social investment sector, we are proud to announce The Young Foundation has joined the Diversity Forum.
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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