Sustainability first
Sustainability first

We are a think-tank and charity that work in essential services to promote practical solutions to improve environmental, social and economic well-being.

We are a think-tank and charity that works in essential services to promote practical solutions to improve environmental, social and economic well-being.

 

Shake up the System: Online Conference

A virtual conference to explore how behavioural, societal, and cultural changes can link to achieve meaningful systems change in the UK to address the climate crisis and develop a fairer society. 

Fairness between generations

A framework for considering fairness between generations

One element of a Just Transition is that the approach taken should be “fair” between current and future generations.

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Shake up the System will be an interactive virtual conference, exploring how behavioural, societal, and cultural changes can link to achieve meaningful systems change in the UK to address the climate crisis and develop a fairer society.

Bringing together learning and experience from across sectors, the conference will identify common barriers and enablers to help all actors move forward in their work.

 

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Maximising public value in water and energy

Our new discussion paper explores how stakeholder engagement can maximise public value in the energy and water sectors.

We put forward our ‘Essential Services Utopia’ and highlight 26 ‘engagement opportunities’ and recommendations to maximise public value.

 

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A framework for considering fairness between generations

One element of a Just Transition is that the approach taken should be “fair” between current and future generations. 
 

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Maximising public value in energy and water

Our new discussion paper explores how stakeholder engagement can maximise public value in the energy and water sectors.

We put forward our ‘Essential Services Utopia’ proffering some key outcomes we should aspire to achieve in essential services and highlight 26 ‘engagement opportunities’ and recommendations to maximise public value.

 

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. 

 

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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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