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What do we value in society? Live online discussion event

Bridging the divide: Can technology help us to live more sustainably, to feel empowered to act on climate change and social justice and to look beyond our social bubbles?

Wanted: A home for responsible business in Government

Wanted: A home for responsible business in Government

Our latest blog calls for a clear Departmental ‘home’ for responsible business within UK Government. A central hub with a clear focus on good governance would send a clear signal on government commitment to green growth.


Sustainability First Art & Writing Prizes 2021 - now open for applications!

We're delighted to announce the launch of our 2021 Art and Writing Prizes. This year's theme, 'Together for a Fair Climate Future', brings together the climate crisis, fairness in society, and how we work together to achieve a more sustainable future. 

The winning artist and writer will each receive £1,000 and will be featured as part of a virtual book ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in the UK.


We're launching our educational workshops on sustainability and climate change

Children and young people will inherit a changing world due to the climate crisis and it is our responsibility to support them to develop knowledge, creativity and skills to take climate action.

That’s why we’ve developed a pilot series of workshops on sustainability and climate action that combine lessons and tasks on art, science, geography, literacy and social justice.



8 sustainability principles for a disrupted world

We need urgent action if we are to navigate a deeply uncertain future.

Our Director, Sharon Darcy, puts forward eight sustainability principles, which could be used to guide future decision-making. 


Regulation for the future: The implications of public purpose for policy and regulation in utilities

We are at a crucial time in determining economic regulation in utilities for the decades ahead.

Our latest report makes recommendations for rethinking the regulatory system to deliver fairness for people and planet.


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