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Policy report

Shaping the COVID decade: addressing the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19

No single metaphor can capture the complexity or ramifications of the societal impact of COVID-19 pandemic. This report presents the British Academy’s review of the policy implications of COVID-19.
Report

The COVID decade: understanding the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19

The British Academy was asked by the UK Government Office for Science to produce an independent review on the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19. This report outlines the evidence across a range of areas, building upon a series of expert reviews, engagement, synthesis and analysis...
Journal article

Vulnerability and resilience in the social sector: what we learnt through COVID-19

This article discusses the capabilities of social purpose organisations which are protective in a crisis. Philanthropists, government funders and social purpose organisations need to work together to nurture these protective factors.
Report

Build back stronger

Drawing on the contributions of over 50,000 citizens, the landmark report of Renew Normal: the People’s Commission on Life After COVID-19 says that without radical reform to build a stronger, more resilient and more united nation, the UK risks never recovering from the huge social...
Journal article

Developing sustainable and high impact NFPs for Indigenous Australians

In this article, Aboriginal non-profit leader and Fulbright Scholar, Adam Davids, offers insights for Indigenous not-for-profits by drawing on the experience of successful racial minority-serving institutions in the USA.
Report

Welfare 5.0: why we need a social revolution

In this document, the author argues that investment is needed in the creation of a new social settlement — one that can address the very different social, economic technological and ecological crises of today. Arguing that this is a moment of paradigm change, the paper...
Conference paper

Lean toolbox approach for effective preparation of housing refurbishment projects using critical success factors

Much lean research has focussed on improving the construction of new built and private sector projects. In contrast this paper aims to demonstrate the merits of lean tooling in the preparation phase of social housing refurbishments.
Report

Enhancing positive social outcomes from wind farm development

This report aims to provide a ‘snapshot’ of current community engagement and benefit sharing practices in Australian wind farms. It provides an evidence base and recommendations for improving social outcomes from wind development for communities, regulators and developers.
Guide

A guide to benefit sharing options for renewable energy projects

As the renewable energy industry matures, community benefit sharing is becoming increasingly commonplace as a means to integrate renewable energy developments into local communities in ways that are positive, rewarding and beneficial for both project proponents and local communities. The guide is intended as a...
Report

The housing landscape in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) and Te Tai Tokerau (Northland)

This report seeks to aid those in the housing sector in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) and Te Tai Tokerau (Northland), to identify opportunities for engagement, investment and greater impact. While the focus is on housing in Te Tai Tokerau and Tāmaki Makaurau, some insights are offered...