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Climate crisis

Responding to the climate emergency

As Locality and our members continue to increase our engagement around the climate crisis, this workshop looked at the contribution that community organisations and businesses can make to counter the climate crisis and to do this in a way that also addresses social justice.

Published: 15 February 2023
15 minute read
1 document

Overview

In this workshop we explored the following questions:

  • What impact do community businesses have in tackling the climate crisis?
  • What climate change focussed business models are both sustainable and replicable?


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Pathways to Good Work: Toolkit for community organisations

Published: 12 January 2023
20 minute read
1 document
Overview
Overview

Work that is decent and fair is crucial to creating a motivated and skilled workforce that is empowered to deliver high quality services and to innovate. Community organisations are already delivering on many aspects of good work. This toolkit is designed to help organisations understand what good work is and improve existing practices by focusing on seven key dimensions.

Preparing your community organisation for the future:  A guide to diversification
Cost of living

Preparing your community organisation for the future: A guide to diversification

Published: 09 September 2022
10 minute read
1 document
Overview
Overview

The inherent strength of community organisations to remain flexible and adaptable has been essential during this cycle of upheaval. It will no doubt continue to be a vital characteristic. As more community organisations face the reality of working in an increasingly unpredictable environment, where even the best laid plans can come unstuck, we hope this guidance serves as inspiration for taking alternative courses of action. The lessons throughout should also assist those community organisations who are horizon scanning for new market opportunities as part of their natural cycle of strategic planning.

Early warning guide
Cost of living

Early warning guide

Published: 11 July 2022
6 minute read
2 documents
Overview
Overview

This guide is intended for use by board members and senior managers of third sector organisations - from the very small to the very large. The guide is only meant to help you start to ask questions; it is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Not all the questions have obvious answers but they should stimulate discussions between staff and board that either reassure or warn you. Relate your answers to the last 12 months