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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Generation Foundation

  • Income

    £7.6M

  • Spending

    £3.4M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1113061 Company no. 5536312

Contact details

Public address

  • 20 Air Street, London, W1B 5AN

Aims & activities

The Generation Foundation seeks to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable economic system; one that is aligned with a low-carbon, prosperous, healthy, safe and fair society. The Foundation executes this mission through research, major partnerships, grant-making, and through the matched giving programme for Generation employees.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£7.6M

Expenditure:

£3.4M

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £15.5M Other assets
  • £2.1M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

44%
0%
56%

Charitable objects

(1) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND ORGANISATIONS (PROFIT AND NON-PROFIT) IN SUBJECTS RELATED TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND THE PROTECTION ENHANCEMENT AND REHABILITATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND T0 PROMOTE STUDY AND RESEARCH IN SUCH SUBJECTS PROVIDED THAT THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH STUDY ARE DISSEMINATED TO THE PUBLIC AT LARGE. (2) TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY (I) THE PRESERVATION CONSERVATION AND THE PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE PRUDENT USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES. (II) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE IN SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES. (III) THE PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE MEANS OF ACHIEVING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND REGENERATION. (3) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN BUSINESS ETHICS AND RELATED SUBJECTS WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE STUDY AND APPLICATION OF ETHICAL STANDARDS AND THE MANAGEMENT AND CONDUCT OF INDUSTRY AND BUSINESS GENERALLY IN THE UK AND ELSEWHERE AND TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN THE PRACTICES OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE BOTH NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY. (4) TO MAKE DONATIONS TO SUCH CHARITABLE INSTITUTION OR INSTITUTIONS AT SUCH TIME OR TIMES AND IN SUCH MANNER AS THE TRUSTEES MAY IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION THINK FIT. AND FOR THE PURPOSES OF THESE OBJECTS "SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT" MEANS DEVELOPMENT THAT MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE PRESENT WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE ABILITY OF FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 15 AUGUST 2005.

Area of benefit

National And Overseas

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Conflicts of interest
  • 7 Trustees
  • 1 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Lila Preston None on record
Keith Dicker None on record
Esther Gilmore None on record
Zheng Yin None on record
Rema Rajeswaran None on record
David Blood None on record
Phillip Harris None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Australia
  • Netherlands
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England
  • United States