Community business at the heart of meaningful & inclusive climate action.
The everyday climate heroes
Meet two community business leaders who are the faces of a new campaign highlighting local action on climate.
Sandra Salazar D’eca
Sandra Salazar D’eca is the founder of GoGrowWithLove & head grower at Black Rootz, the UK’s first multigenerational black-led growing project.
Community hero Ibe Hayter founded Cycle of Life to encourage people in his local area to take up cycling.
Community Climate Action
In our latest blogs
Tom Archer talks about lessons from our Homes in Community Hands programme, ahead of launching two Learning Briefs on ‘How to enable community-led...
Real Ideas are a pioneering social enterprise supporting people to build better futures. In this blog, Ed Whitelaw reflects on the role of community business in parks and the importance of community climate...
How will COP26 encourage community climate action? Will Walker, our climate action manager, blogs from...
“We believe that climate injustice goes hand in hand with social injustice, and that caring for the planet provides a huge opportunity to care for ourselves and our communities.”
Community climate action
How you can get involved
LEARN WITH US
We’ve partnered with AimHi to run a Climate and Sustainability Leadership training course for the community business sector.
We want to know how your community is tackling the climate crisis. How are you engaging local people with the issue? And could your action plan be replicated and implemented elsewhere? Let us know.
Get in touch to help shape a new, multimillion-pound climate action funding and support programme for the community business sector, which will launch in 2022. Contact us today.
Driving positive change
The latest case studies from community businesses all over the country taking action on climate.
Pollenize uses the power of community and science to fight against pollinator decline.
Banister House Solar
Residents of Banister House turned disillusion into the UK’s largest community-owned solar energy project on social housing.