Resources

May 27th, 2022 Annual Report -

Annual Report 2021

Due to reduced capacity during the Covid-19 pandemic, this year we changed the way we set and managed our goals. We decided to pose some questions to explore, rather than setting ...

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September 24th, 2021 Annual Report -

Friends Provident Foundation Annual Review 2019-2020

by Friends Provident Foundation

For a small organisation, Friends Provident Foundation creates many ripples of change in our quest for a fair economy, and 2019-20 was no different.

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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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February 8th, 2021 Reports -

ESG investing olympics -state of the sector report

Three charities – Friends Provident Foundation, Joffe Trust and Blagrave Trust – came together to launch the 2020 ‘ESG investing olympics’. This subsequent report sets out ...

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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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November 26th, 2020 FPF Governance -

Friends Provident Foundation Annual Report 2018-19

by Friends Provident Charitable Foundation

Our Annual Report 2018-19 has been published.

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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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April 30th, 2020 Reports - Systems change

The Colour of Money: race and economic inequality

This report focuses on how economic and wider social inequalities affect BME people in Britain.

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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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September 24th, 2019 Reports - Community energy

Power to Participate: a specification for community energy to participate in a flexible energy system

This report looks at how our electricity system is changing. Centralised fossil fuel plants are being replaced by distributed renewable energy generation.

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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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April 10th, 2019 Reports - Systems change

Corporate Political Engagement Index 2018

by Transparency International UK

Corruption can undermine people's trust in democracy, the economy, institutions and leaders. The Corporate Political Engagement Index supports companies and the wider private secto...

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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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