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Changeworks supports the next generation at Social Enterprise 'Dragons Den'

As part of Changeworks new partnership with learning and development social enterprise the Social Enterprise Academy, Changeworks staff are taking part in 'Dragons Den' events where young people get the chance to pitch their social enterprise ideas and win funding for their projects. 

3 Jun 2021 Corporate

Changeworks secures over £90,000 to help households struggling with fuel bills

As part of our ongoing work to support households in or at risk of fuel poverty, Changeworks recently secured funding for over 100 clients to help them pay their debts or bills. 

1 Jun 2021 Energy and fuel poverty

Return of our in-person services: keeping you warm, well and safe

Our in-person services are returning to where they’re needed as restrictions ease.

25 May 2021 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction, Corporate

Changeworks welcomes new Cabinet Secretary ahead of critical climate challenge

Leading environmental charity Changeworks has welcomed the appointment of Michael Matheson as the Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport, a crucial role in the all-important next five years for climate action.

19 May 2021 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction, Corporate

Changeworks strengthens leadership team with new appointments

Changeworks has made a number of key additions to its leadership team and Board, increasing the breadth and depth of knowledge and skills available to the organisation.  

14 May 2021 Corporate

Local Energy Scotland awarded CARES contract

Local Energy Scotland has been awarded the contract to manage the Scottish Government’s

14 May 2021 Carbon reduction, Corporate

Edinburgh reuse, recycle and repair network booms as restrictions ease

Changeworks has partnered with the City of Edinburgh Council to develop the Edinburgh Reuse Map, featuring over 450 local organisations boasting reuse, repair, and recycling services across the city.

28 Apr 2021 Waste

Changeworks and Social Enterprise Academy partner to deliver green opportunities for young people

Changeworks and learning and development social enterprise, the Social Enterprise Academy, are forming a brand new partnership that will see the two groups working together to support young people to fulfil their potential in the environmental sector.

22 Apr 2021 Corporate

Changeworks joins the Edinburgh Climate Compact

Changeworks has joined some of Edinburgh’s most significant employers from across the public and private sectors in committing to the Edinburgh Climate Compact, promising to make changes within their own organisations and sectors which support the city’s ambition of net zero by 2030.

22 Apr 2021 Corporate

Changeworks achieves Investors in People Platinum status

Changeworks has become one of a select few organisations to receive Platinum status from the prestigious Investors in People accreditation group. The award, which has been given to just 51 organisations in the Scotland, acknowledges Changeworks as creating “a supportive empowered operating environment” and “a high performing organisation”.

15 Apr 2021 Corporate

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