Resources

November 17th, 2021 -

COP26 declaration: asset owner climate expectations of asset management

We are pleased to join 24 other asset owners as a founding signatory to the ‘COP26 declaration: asset owner climate expectations of asset management’. Together we are drawing a...

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July 26th, 2021 -

Economist Education Video

When Friends Provident Foundation (FPF) began its programme to explore how the economy might serve society better, it was based on several views.

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April 28th, 2021 Reports -

Changing the balance: lessons learned from sharing power, ownership and control

by Andrea Westall

On 15 December 2020 Friends Provident Foundation (FPF) hosted a virtual roundtable of recent and current grant recipients to explore the practicalities and implications of projects...

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December 4th, 2020 Reports -

The local climate challenge: a new partnership approach

by Green Alliance

By autumn 2020, over 75 per cent of councils and combined authorities in England had declared climate emergencies, with most also setting targets for their area to meet a net zero ...

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November 26th, 2020 Reports -

The Behavioural Economy

by The Behavioural Insights Team

The Behavioural Economy sets out a 10-point plan to upgrade economic policy with a deep understanding of human behaviour at its core.

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June 5th, 2020 Reports - Systems change

Shortening Supply Chains: Roads to Regional Resilience

by Soil Association

This report looks at innovative farmers, businesses and councils who are proving sustainable sourcing can be more resilient as well as being more environmentally friendly.

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March 10th, 2020 Reports - Systems change

Time for Action

by Mick McAteer with John Lappin, Professor Robin Jarvis and Imogen Pattison of the Financial Inclusion Centre

An analysis of the limited progress to date in making the financial system more sustainable and responsible, with recommendations to change behaviours.

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July 1st, 2019 Reports - Systems change

Women at work: Designing a company fit for the future

by Deborah Hargreaves, FPF Journalist Fellow 2018

This report by Friends Provident Foundation journalist fellow Deborah Hargreaves sets out to examine what would happen if women could re-imagine the way they work and how the busin...

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February 14th, 2019 Reports - Local economic resilience

A review of current thinking about the nature of work and economic resilience

by Professor Anne Green

Projects funded by the Friends Provident Foundation contribute variously to proposing new solutions (innovation), gathering evidence to support and inform practice...

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May 10th, 2018 Reports - Systems change

Remodelling Capitalism: how social wealth funds could transform Britain

by Stewart Lansley, Duncan McCann & Steve Schifferes

A pioneering new citizens’ wealth fund in the UK could provide a universal annual cash dividend and eventually a weekly basic income.

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November 21st, 2017 Reports - Resilient economies

Making the Most of Brexit

by Tom Startup and Claudia Wood

The UK’s decision to leave the EU creates both opportunities and risks in both the process of negotiation and the outcomes for the UK. The experts we consulted consider these to ...

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November 21st, 2017 Reports - Resilient economies

Gridlock in UK Power Markets: How Big Six capture of the regulatory process poses investor risk

by InfluenceMap

This report examines energy utilities and risks arising from the market transition to decarbonisation, decentralisation and democratisation (3Ds).

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November 20th, 2017 Reports - Resilient economies

Moving beyond neoliberalism

by Laurie Laybourn-Langton and Michael Jacobs

Neoliberalism – the set of socioeconomic ideas and policies which have dominated public life over the last 40 years – has failed. Despite the evidence that neither its anal...

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November 21st, 2016 Reports - Resilient economies

Creating Good City Economies in the UK

by Clare Goff

In 2015 the Friends Provident Foundation awarded funding to the Centre for Local Economic Strategies – which owned New Start magazine – and the New Economics Foundation to map ...

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