Tag Archives: Global Action Plan

Greenprint to 2050

[This is a guest post from Trewin Restorick from Global Action Plan.  Trewin is a member of the Defra Civil Society Advisory Board] Climate Squad, now 1 year old, is embarking on a new adventure that will outline the steps youth want to take for a low carbon 2050 – empowering them to take charge and [...]

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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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Campaigning – part of what third sector organisations do

Campaigning is an important part of what the third sector does. This can change hearts and minds and create the environment for tough political decisions to be made . . . . the Drop the Debt Campaign springs to mind. This guest post is by Trewin Restorick, CEO, Global Action Plan and highlights their COPArt Campaign Do [...]

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Defra wins Compact Award for Excellence at a National Level

Last night (3/11/09) at the Compact Awards ceremony we won the award for Excellence at a National Level. We  are very pleased and already it’s causing a bit of a stir through the department. And so it should. Defra’s Third Sector Team is the grit in the oyster in all of this and we have [...]

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