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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

How can businesses act in both environmentally and socially responsible ways? What are the trade-offs between sustainability and social outcomes? This report examines how FTSE 100 companies approach ESG.  

‘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.

Life within easy reach: the London Borough of Waltham Forest’s 15-Minute Neighbourhoods Framework

28 February 2023
1:30pm – 3:30pm

Join us to explore the London Borough of Waltham Forest’s 15-Minute Neighbourhoods Framework.

Looking back, moving forward: how to fund and support community businesses

17 November 2022
9:00am – 10:30am

A panel event hosted by our Institute for Community Studies and Power to Change.

‘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? 

Quest for the ‘S’ in ESG

24 November 2022
4:30pm – 6:30pm

You are warmly invited to join The Young Foundation online, for an afternoon of inspiration and lively discussion exploring the power of cross-sector partnerships to create real societal value.

Community Knowledge Fund pre-application workshop

3 October 2022 – 5 October 2022
5:00pm – 6:30pm

Ask questions about the fund, consider and shape your ideas, and meet others who may be working on similar challenges.

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.

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