Tag Archives: NESTA

Measuring behaviour change is no easy feat, but this new(ish) tool could help

Earlier this week I went to the launch of the Change! Tool held at NESTA. CAG consultants and WWF have been developing the tool over the past six years and it has existed in various forms before now, but its live online launch happened this week thanks to NESTA support – you can check it [...]

The trouble with community funding

Current funding mechanisms make it very difficult for government, subject as it is to three year spending cycles, elections and ministerial whim, to respond to and support the needs of the third sector in the longer term. If models cannot be found to secure significant funding to support core services and sustainable growth within established [...]

Rules of the game

I experienced an intriguing juxtaposition of meetings last Wednesday that revealed much about the challenges facing us if we are truly to embed sustainability within the decision-making mindsets of the powerful. The first meeting comprised a lunchtime seminar organised by Consumer Focus. Drawing on a recently published paper, the seminar had been convened to discuss [...]