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OPUS Independent

An independent social enterprise founded under the banner of 'Creating for Common Good' - promoting participation, creativity and activism. Projects include Now Then Magazine and the Now Then App, Wordlife, Opus distribution and Festival of Debate.

Carbon neutral by the end of the next decade

Sheffield is committed to becoming carbon neutral by the end of the next decade. We've committed to shortening our original target by 20 years, declared a Climate Emergency, and announced a citizens’ assembly to help collaborate on finding the best ways to address our problems.

Impact Invest Institute

The Impact Invest Institute aims to maximise the scale and effectiveness of the UK impact investing market by bringing together two bodies: the UK National Advisory Board on Impact Investing (UK NAB), and the Implementation Taskforce for Growing a Culture of Social Impact Investing in the UK (Implementation Taskforce).

Voluntary Action Research Group

One of the leading academic centres for research into voluntary action and voluntary organisations based at Hallam University.

Tickets For Good and The Ticket Bank

Tickets for Good uses ticket sales to create donation programmes within the events industry for charities and social projects. The Ticket Bank is for charities and community organisations that want to improve access to the arts for their service users; or as a reward for their service users/beneficiaries.

Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership

The Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership offers a unique opportunity to manage the heritage of the place of outstanding natural beauty.

Sheffield Bottle Shops

Taste the Sheffield beer scene at home!

Great places for Craft Beer fans

As one of the craft brewing capitals of the world, there's a lot of folk in Sheffield who know a thing or two about making, selecting and drinking some of the finest brews - be they sours, stouts, IPAs, APAs or straight up bitters.

Sheffield Bags of Love

Four specially designed tote bags encouraging people in Sheffield to shop local will be available from a selection of independent retailers across the city.

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