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Raleigh International: From Local Lives to Lasting Legacies

Raleigh International’s long-term effect on in-country volunteers Raleigh International’s (‘Raleigh’) mission is to create lasting change through youth. The organisational vision is of a world where the global community works together to build a sustainable future. Raleigh’s Expedition programme, which has been running for 30 years, is one of two major volunteering programmes designed to create lasting positive change… Read more »


Sean Pedrick-Case

Analyst T: + 44 (0) 207 820 6393 E: sean.pedrick-case@nefconsulting.com Sean is an analyst with NEF Consulting with experience in quantitative and qualitative research and growing experience within a consultancy role. He is particularly interested in the interactions between the environmental and social impacts of changing agricultural processes. Sean has worked in five countries and in… Read more »


Evaluating local partnerships in Uganda

NEF Consulting’s clients operate in a range of sectors and regions, and so do we. Emily Atkinson was recently in Uganda to conduct an evaluation for a development programme with local farming communities. Emily Atkinson, Consultant Recently I was lucky enough to travel to the Rwenzori region of West Uganda as part of NEF Consulting’s… Read more »


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 the chance to hear from public sector leaders about their experience with: Creating resourceful communities… 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 and panel discussions involving a range of academics, government officials, business analysts and experts in… 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 their gender pay gap, and the Hampton-Alexander review, NEF Consulting has seen increased interest from… 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 been designed with stakeholder input. It provides a mechanism to measure global tourism contribution across a broad… Read more »


Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board:

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 a fundamental need: to maintain and improve the level of support to families at a… 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 Prince’s Trust commissioned NEF Consulting to evaluate the impact of their programmes over the last… Read more »


Shelter: Evaluation of Hackney Family Service

Shelter’s Hackney Family Service (HFS) supports families who are at risk of homelessness while dealing with other issues. Shelter offers free, expert housing advice on a range of housing topics, including community advice surgeries, which provide tailored advice on housing and welfare benefits for families. Shelter Hackney also work with specialist services to tackle recurring causes of… Read more »