Projects we are funding
Innovative ideas and practical projects we are funding, in order to shape a future economy that works for all.
B Labs UK-Be the Change powered by B Lab
B ON YOUR WAY aims to inspire businesses to be the full force for good that they have the potential to be.
Frank Bold – Alliance for corporate transparency
A collaboration of partners to hold corporates across Europe to higher standards for ESG reporting, to ensure that the EU directive on non-financial disclosure has more impact
Repowering Limited – Innovative Community Energy Demonstration Projects
The current energy system requires transformational change if we are to meet the energy demands of our growing population while also achieving binding carbon reduction targets. In ...
Greater Manchester energy enpowerment and low carbon retrofit communities: Carbon Co-op
The UK needs to drastically improve the energy efficiency of current housing stock. Communities can make this happen faster and enable greater local economic resilience by closing ...
Corporate indicators for fair pay: The Equality Trust
Developing a set of indicators on corporate pay to lobby for fairer pay within the UK
ShareAction: Core Funding
Core funding in support of ShareAction's mission
The RSA Future Work Centre
Good work matters – for individuals, the health of our economy and the strength of our society. Yet, for too many people, work is far from a labour of love. These problems requir...
Investing in a Just Transition: London School of Economics
Developing a guide for investors on how to support a just transition of our energy system and avoid 'stranded communities'
Neighbourhood Storage and Energy Demand Pilot: Bath and West Community Energy
This project seeks to explore the potential role of community action and ownership in new localised electricity markets, exploring the feasibilty of a collective approach to demand...
A circular economy for a fairer footprint: Scottish Environment LINK
The circular economy holds the potential for a new way of managing our consumption and waste. In Scotland the government is preparing a bill but this needs support to get it right
Strengthening stories for a new economy: Public Interest Research Centre
Language and metaphors about the economy create frames that need to be understood if we want to effectively demonstrate how to change the system. This project explores what positiv...
Campaign to increase the amount of tax companies pay: Tax Justice UK
Exploring the role of taxes in creating a fairer economy. This project seeks to influence policy and regulation on corporate tax and create positive dialogue about tax in society
Positive Money – Core Funding
The money and banking system causes many social and economic problems. Positive Money works to achieve a system that contributes to low household debt, affordable housing, and an e...
Bringing Local Economies Closer to Home: Far Nearer
Far Nearer documents local schemes building economic resilience in pockets of the UK that might one day result in systemic change and promotes them on its website and in the natio...