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Practical partnerships to tackle climate change

NCVO are hosting a breakfast seminar at the NCVO headquarters on 29 June.  The event – A Climate for Change? - will be an opportunity to join leading figures from business and voluntary organisations to find out how effective business/charity partnerships can address key issues and develop successful practical approaches to tackle climate change. Dame Julia [...]

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Joint Ministerial and third sector taskforce report launched

Following on from this post, the report on the joint Ministerial and Third Sector Task Force on Climate Change, the Environment and Sustainable Development was formally launched at an event at the the Commonwealth Club this evening (9/3/10).  The event was chaired by Stephen Hale of Green Alliance and featured updates from members of the Task Force, [...]

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Joint third sector and ministerial Task Force – report launch

You are invited to the launch of Shaping our future The report from the joint ministerial and third sector Task Force on climate change, the environment and sustainable development Date: Tuesday March 9th Time: Registration from 5:30 for a prompt 6:00 start Location: tbc (central London) Format: The event will be followed by a drinks [...]

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REalliance conference and key reports

I was pleased to be able to attend the second day of the first REalliance conference yesterday (2/12/09) at The Business Design Centre in London. It was a real learning experience for me because although I know many people from the sector involved in re-use and re-cycling, I am still learning when it comes to [...]

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Free procurement guide clarifies commissioning process

NAVCA and NCVO have today (2/11/09) jointly published and free guide to procurement law entitled: Pathways through the Maze. The publication is aimed at: Anyone in an organisation who works with commissioning, procurement and public services. All voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises interested or involved in delivering public services. Public Sector commissioners wanting to [...]

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Funding Central launched

Today (17/6/09) saw the launch of Funding Central – the smart guide to over 4,000 grants and loans for the third sector. Funding Central will be run by NCVO in partnership with J4b and is funded by the Office of the Third Sector. We are making a minor contribution to this initiative in trying to ensure [...]

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Ministerial Task Force meets for the first time

Yesterday afternoon (20/5/09) the third sector members of the Ministerial Task Force met for the first time with officials from the four departments involved. To some extent we are navigating unchartered waters with this task force in that we (the Government Departments) have not sought to control the process. Instead, we are seeking to work [...]

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Call for applications to join the Ministerial Task Force

We committed to the establishment of a Ministerial Task Force on Climate Change, the Environment and Sustainable Development at the launch of our third sector strategy on 3 Nov 2008.  The formation of this Task Force presents a real opportunity for organisations from across the sector to come together and harness the potential of the [...]

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