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Enabling Social Action National Conference

When:  16 February 2017, 10:00-16:15 Where: The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, London, SE11 5RR Registration: Free (Click here to register) Led by Cornwall Council, Staffordshire County Council and Islington Council in partnership with the New Economics Foundation, this event gives participants… Read more »


Social impact on the agenda in Lisbon

Social impact was the phrase of the day in Lisbon last week, as attendees came together to discuss and promote change at the annual Impacto Social 2016 (IS2016) conference. IS2016 saw ten Social Return on Investment (SROI) studies presented to attendees… Read more »


1 wrong turn and 5 key lessons on gender diversity

AUTHOR: Anke Winchenbach, Consultant, NEF Consulting I recently attended the ‘Women Mean Business’ event organised by Policy-UK Forum, eager to hear the latest on gender diversity and equality in the workplace. With new Government regulation requiring large organisations to publish… Read more »


Global Sustainable Tourism Dashboard

Launch and workshop Organised by the University of Surrey and Griffith University with support from NEF Consulting. When:  29 September 2016, 9.30-12.00 Where: NEF Consulting, New Economics Foundation, 10 Salamanca Place London SE1 7HB The Global Sustainable Tourism Dashboard has… Read more »


Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board:

Suffolk Family 2020

Family 2020 Academic Research Suffolk County Council commissioned NEF Consulting and UCL Institute of Health Equity to review the research and assess the evidence base behind its Family 2020 strategy. Family 2020 is an innovative and outcomes-led strategy that addresses… Read more »


Prince’s Trust: 40 life-changing years

Over the last 40 years the Prince’s Trust has helped change the lives of hundreds of thousands of disadvantaged young people across the UK. Today, three in four young people on their progammes move into work, education or training. The… Read more »


How to create an Economy for the Common Good

Monday 2 November 2015 5.45 for 6.15 – 9pm and afterwards for networking 24 Greencoat Place, London How can we make companies ‘profitable’ in a way that helps humans thrive and conserves our planet for future generations – and enable… Read more »


Well Supplied pilot project for Woolworths

Case study: In2food Compass. Woolworths identified an opportunity to improve wellbeing within their supply chain by use of the wellbeing survey and further engagement with a specific supplier to trial the Well Supplied process. A baked goods factory, In2food Compass, was keen… Read more »


What Works Centre for Wellbeing

The New Economics Foundation (NEF) is now part of the newly established What Works Centre for Wellbeing. What Works is a UK government-funded initiative to enable a range of stakeholders to access independent, high quality, accessible evidence syntheses across a… Read more »


Looking beyond the numbers at the Prince’s Trust

The meaning behind data at the Prince’s Trust by Emily Atkinson, Analyst, NEF Consulting (photo: Emily at the Awards). I love numbers. It is through numbers that we can measure things and by measuring things we make them count (literally)!… Read more »