Monthly Archives: March 2009

Advisory Board away day

To kick-off the work of our new Third Sector Advisory Board, the new board members gathered for the first time at Defra’s Innovation Centre in Reading for an away day. The purposes of the day were to: Discuss and articulate the Board’s purpose and objectives Review the strategy document and begin to consider priorities, risks and [...]

Posted in 9 Better partnerships, Advisory Board | Leave a comment

Advisory board members announced

One of the commitments in our Third Sector Strategy was to establish a new Third Sector Advisory Board. Following an open process we received 35 applications from well qualified individuals with experience from across the sector. This bodes well for the future of the strategy but meant that we are in a position of having [...]

Posted in 9 Better partnerships, Advisory Board | Leave a comment

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 [...]

Posted in 5 Environmental leadership, Ministerial task force | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment