Environment & Sustainability

We protect the people protecting the planet.

Conservation. Animal welfare. Community and renewable energy. These are just a few of the areas where our clients make a huge difference. We support them all the way.

We champion local and international charities and campaign groups. We back grassroots groups and act for the Green Party. We lobby for positive change. Thanks to our work, the Charity Commission recognises sustainable development as a charitable purpose.


Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 4 July

Our weekly round up of news and updates from across the sector.
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Bates Wells advises Ripple Energy on the largest ever UK co-operative share offer achieved in a single raise

Bates Wells has advised on the £13m co-operative share offer to fund Ripple Energy’s second wind farm – the largest …
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Corporate foundation: health check

Has it been some time since your corporate foundation was set up, and since then the foundation has become more …
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Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) – delivering cash benefits to local not-for-profit sport

By Thea Longley and Richard Baldwin This year marks the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the CASC scheme, which …
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Faith-Based Organisations: 2022 Update

Welcome to our annual faith-based update. It’s been another hugely challenging year for church and faith communities. While lockdown restrictions …
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