Putting knowledge to work in theory and in practice.
Our research opens up debate around the key issues, tensions and critical challenges that face enterprises with social and environmental objectives. We work closely with social enterprises, for example through ESRC knowledge exchange awards with Co-operatives UK, the Community Catalysts CIC and the environmental regeneration charity Groundwork UK. We bring a social and business perspective to technical research and development, currently as part of an EPSRC funded project on renewable energy.
A step change to making rural living sustainable
Developing a business process approach to evaluate opportunities at Groundwork:
This Knowledge Exchange project will help to support improved use of energy and reduced waste in the pub sector.