Projects we are funding
Innovative ideas and practical projects we are funding, in order to shape a future economy that works for all.
Sustain – the alliance for better food and farming – Food systems for 1.5 degrees
Tackling the financial drivers behind the food system is the only way we will truly move towards a system that can support the 1.5 degrees climate targets
Manchester Metropolitan University – Teaching economic policy institutions
A campaign to change the way important economic policy institutions are taught in higher education
The Landworkers’ Alliance – Developing farmer led innovation and skills for direct sales
This project aims to improve the capacity, reach and uptake of direct-to-customer and short supply chain sales models in local food
CORE Economics Education – Scaling up the CORE offer for an expanded community of researchers, learners and teachers
Core funding for an organisation that is working within academic institutions to change economics education
London School of Economics – Implementing the UK investor roadmap for a just transition
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...
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