About Sustainability East

Sustainability East is a social enterprise which provides advice and support for organisations looking to understand the implications of climate change and invest in sustainable approaches. Honesty and transparency is at the core of Sustainability East’s approach, and open discussion is encouraged in order to highlight risks, minimise loss, and maximise benefit.

The team is focused on direct action, as well as providing information and raising awareness. Sustainability East attempts to tackle the issues which negatively affect or obstruct sustainability in the East of England in the following ways:

  • Provide services and expertise in order to facilitate long term solutions to the problems of sustainable development
  • Build strong networks of partners, sponsors and associates to ease the collaborative process, create common goals to achieve, and use their leverage to help voice issues surrounding sustainability and climate change
  • Accelerate change for a sustainable future through transparency and honest, open debate between organisations

See more about the services we offer and how we could help your organisation.

Sustainability East is a member of Social Enterprise UK and holder of the ‘We are a social enterprise’ Badge. This means that Sustainability East aligns with Social Enterprise UK’s criteria for social enterprise.

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Latest News

  • Joining forces to fight poverty and climate change January 28, 2015

    Action/2015, an international campaign aimed at persuading the planet’s leaders to make 2015 the defining year in the fight against world poverty and climate change is an example of how organisations and individuals can collaborate for change.

    Launched earlier this month, with the backing of more than 1,000 organisations across 50 countries the campaign will ...

  • More companies reporting environmental and social information January 21, 2015

    Figures from the latest Sustainability Yearbook indicating that more companies are reporting on environmental and social information is encouraging.  In 2014, 15.3% of firms put key sustainability details in their annual reports, rising from 8.8% in 2012, according to recent statistics from the Sustainability Index, which is based on 1,813 companies assessed for the Dow ...

  • Climate change to drive migration January 20, 2015

    Concerns voiced by leading scientists that migration driven by climate change will mean governments need to plan better is an issue that Sustainability East has been working with partners to address for some time.  IDMC data showing that 22 million people were displaced by extreme events in 2013, in comparison to about 10 million ...

  • Why should local government influence climate change plans? January 15, 2015

    Unless the international community combines forces to significantly reduce its carbon emissions by the year 2100, temperatures could increase by 4.8°C, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  Governments at all levels have a role to play in tackling these emissions, but local government are pivotal in making it happen.

    Due to their front line ...

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