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Climate change is not gender neutral

Carla López Cabrera, Daniëlle Hirsch and Zohra Moosa 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

A feminist approach rooted in local communities can provide a powerful source of protecting the environment and achieving gender justice In mid-2016, the Canadian company Orezone Gold Corporation arrived in Bomboré, a town in the …


Big business can do more to protect the environment – here’s how to get them on side

Josh Newton 29 November 2019

People in the UK want greater investment in protecting the environment. Gone are the days when this statement would have been subject for debate; now it’s seen as fact. As a country, we’ve become more environmentally …


Funding on a finite planet

1 Zibran Choudhury 12 November 2019

The 2019 Annual Conference of the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) bought together trusts and foundations from across the UK to engage them on taking action on the climate crisis. It’s been an active 12 …

Fourteen UK funders commit to tackle climate change

Alliance magazine 6 November 2019

Fourteen UK foundations have made a public commitment to tackle climate change and are calling other funders to join them in pledging their support. The Funder Commitment on Climate Change is being launched at the …

Climate of change for leading foundations

Nick Perks 2 November 2019

In June, at a gathering of the Woburn Place group of foundation leaders, we heard very persuasive evidence from Stephanie Pfiel of Client Earth and Kené Umeasiegbu, Head of Environment at Tesco, about the urgency …

Foundations can, and must, do more to tackle climate change

1 Pavlina Draganova 31 October 2019

Last October, the world’s leading climate scientists issued a final warning: we are running out of time to prevent disastrous global warming. A year on, their message has made its mark in the UK and …

European foundations commit $13 million to tackle planet and climate crisis

Charles Keidan and Andrew Milner 22 October 2019

Four of Europe’s leading foundations tackling climate change have committed $13 million (€11.6 million) of funding to advance work to protect the ‘global commons’ – the areas and ecosystems of our planet on which we …

Science and philanthropy join forces to protect the Global Commons

Andrew Milner 22 October 2019 For Subscribers

Interview: Professor Johan Rockström, Global Commons Alliance If we are to arrest climate change, safeguarding the global commons – the areas and ecosystems of our planet on which we all depend – is an absolute …

Coalition for climate restoration launched

Alliance magazine 2 October 2019

The Foundation for Climate Restoration, alongside its partners, Earth Day Network and Future Coalition, held their first annual global restoration forum. The event aimed to rally the international community around restoring a healthy climate by …

Ashden join climate strikes ahead of UN Summit

Alliance magazine 20 September 2019

Ashden, the sustainable energy charity which is supported by the Ashden Trust, is putting its weight behind this weekend’s Global Climate Strike and the Car Free Day in London, as it prepares to attend the …