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Small Charity, Big Impact Day 2018: Cotswold Friends

Small Charity week is a chance for us to celebrate those small local charities making a difference to their communities. Having spent some of my childhood living in a rural Gloucestershire village, I thought it would be a great opportunity to promote one charity that is helping those who feel isolated, lonely and in much […]

The Changing Landscape of International Aid

Emily small

In 2001, the world was introduced to the newly named BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China. These nations represented the next powerhouses of the world economy. By 2050 it is estimated that they will be amongst the four most dominant economies in the world. Fourteen years on from this prediction, we are seeing these countries emerging as new funders, helping to support other developing countries.

An Evening With James Whiting, Executive Director, Malaria No More UK

Last week, Cause4 was delighted to welcome James Whiting to its offices as part of ‘An Evening With’, a series of monthly talks by professionals and leaders in the charitable sector. James has been the Executive Director of Malaria No More UK for the past three years. He has had a fascinating career to date, having transitioned from law to the charity sector and worked at organisations including Hope and Homes for Children, the New Economics Foundation and Friends of the Earth.

Meat Free Mondays: Method to the Madness

Earlier this year the UCL Student Union announced that it would join the Meat Free Monday
campaign, introducing more vegetarian options in its cafes and shops and encouraging students to go vegetarian on a Monday. The aim is for UCL to become completely meat free on Mondays. As more people (and institutions) are supporting this cause and in light of World Meat Free Day on 15th June, it is time we gave this some serious thought.

Can we continue to eat what we want?

Going on-line to check out what ‘Eat what you want day’ was all about, I was struck by the pictures of people who had enthusiastically endorsed the concept by twitter. This was a group for whom the maxim ‘a little of what you fancy does you good’ and it barely had emphasis on the word ‘little’.