Projects we are funding
Innovative ideas and practical projects we are funding, in order to shape a future economy that works for all.
Students organising for sustainability UK – students supporting universities to deliver public good through their endowments
A campaign to pressure Universities into actively doing good with their financial resources
Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) – Behavioural insights and market design: a wider toolkit to tackle inequality
Markets are powerful but don’t always deliver the best outcomes for society as a whole, nor distribute outcomes equitably. Taking a behavioural insights approach to economic poli...
Tax Justice UK – Shaping the public narrative on the need for a fairer tax system
A series of planned campaigning messages for a more progressive tax system, for use by a range of partners, filling an important communications gap at a time when tax is high on th...
Scaling people powered finance to build resilient communities (core funding)
Bringing Realism to the Economics of Climate Change – ISRS of UCL
Economic models dominate humanity’s response to climate change. These models omit the role of energy in production, while in fact, nothing can be produced without energy, and was...
The Economic Change Unit – a strategic platform to accelerate economic systems change
ISRS of UCL – Bringing Realism to the Economics of Climate Change
Economic models dominate humanity’s response to climate change but omit the role of energy: the primary cause of climate damage. Complex dynamic models are needed to capture thes...
Medact – Advocating for a Health-Centred Economic and Political System
The UK is one of the most unequal countries in Europe. This is reflected in the lived experience of individuals and marginalised communities. Healthcare workers are some of the fir...
Influence Map – Enabling ambitious sustainable finance policy in the UK and EU
The financial system is failing to direct the necessary capital towards addressing pressing, global environmental and social risks, whilst continuing to fuel destructive practices ...
Onion Collective CIC – Is another way possible? Community at the heart of industrial innovation
Exploring if a community-led approach to industrial innovation in a small rural town can overturn the problems of top-down industrial policy
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.
University of Birmingham (CHASM) – Monitoring financial inclusion
An annual monitoring report on the state of financial inclusion in the UK
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 ...