We are a backed by two leading UK social investors, the Power to Change Trust (PtC) and Big Society Capital (BSC), whose social missions are aligned in building the social investment market and targeting investment into sustainable social enterprises and local community businesses.
To deliver our programme, CORE Partners has appointed Environmental Finance (EF) as its exclusive advisor, with a mission to be a core part of the impact investment movement to redirect global investment into projects that protect the environment in balance with local communities.
Who we work with
Power to Change
Power to Change is an independent trust, whose funding is used to strengthen community businesses across England. At a time when many parts of the UK face cuts, neglect and social problems, we are helping local people come together to take control, and make sure their local areas survive and stay vibrant. Follow Power to Change on Twitter at @peoplesbiz and visit www.thepowertochange.org.uk for the latest community business news.
Big Society Capital
Big Society Capital is a financial institution with a social mission, set up to build the social investment market in the UK, so that charities and social enterprises can access appropriate repayable finance to enable them to grow, become more sustainable and increase their impact on society. It is doing this by building a diverse social investment market: encouraging investors to lend or invest money to achieve a social as well as a financial return. Since it was set up as an independent organisation in 2012, Big Society Capital has invested over £270 million in specialist organisations who lend to charities and social enterprises.
Our Advisor – Environmental Finance
Environmental Finance are a leading impact investment advisor, working across a wide variety of the conservation, natural and built asset sectors, creating and partnering with others who are creating innovative, investable projects. Environmental Finance creates solutions for natural and built asset projects that will tackle environmental and social challenges whilst delivering fair financial returns for investors, local communities and the environment at large.