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Data for financial year ending 30 June 2018

Blue Ventures Conservation

  • Income

    £4.0M

  • Spending

    £4.1M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1098893 Company no. 4660959

Contact details

Public address

  • Blue Ventures, Omnibus Business Centre, 39-41 North Road, London, N7 9DP

Aims & activities

Blue Ventures is a science-led social enterprise that works with coastal communities to develop transformative approaches for nurturing and sustaining locally led marine conservation initiatives. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local people, cultures and economies, and where there is a fundamental need to support human development.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Animals
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£4.0M

Expenditure:

£4.1M

Assets and liabilities

  • £348.6K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £2.3M Other assets
  • £199.8K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

85%
18%
0%

Charitable objects

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ("OBJECTS") ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING: (A) THE FURTHERANCE OF THE EDUCATION OF MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AND THE PROMOTION, ORGANISATION AND SUPPORT (FINANCIAL AND OTHERWISE) OF RESEARCH EXPEDITIONS FOR THE EXPLORATION OF CORAL REEF AND OTHER MARINE ECOSYSTEMS IN REMOTE AND UNDEVELOPED REGIONS OF THE EARTH FOR THE PURPOSES OF ADVANCING KNOWLEDGE OF OR RESEARCHING INTO SAID MARINE ECOSYSTEMS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC; (B)THE PROMOTION OF THE SUSTAINABLE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY: 1)THE PRESERVATION, CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE PRUDENT USE OF RESOURCES IN COASTAL AREAS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; AND 2)THE PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE MEANS OF ACHIEVING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND REGENERATION; (C)THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION OF COASTAL COMMUNITIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES REGARDING MARINE ECOSYSTEMS AND THE PROTECTION, ENHANCEMENT AND REHABILITATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT; AND (D)THE PROMOTION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC THE CONSERVATION PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT BY PROMOTING BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY. IN THE OBJECTS "SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT" MEANS "DEVELOPMENT WHICH MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE PRESENT WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE ABILITY OFF FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS".

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 10/02/2003 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 20/06/2003 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 03/02/2012

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 12 Trustees
  • 173 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Oliver Charles Gregson Help For Heroes Up-to-date
The Gregson Family Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Jonathan Katz (Chair) Global Action Plan Up-to-date
Hubbub Foundation Uk Up-to-date
Abbas Hasan None on record
John Morrison Wareham None on record
Anna Sorrel Kydd None on record
Dr Dominic Nelson Hoar None on record
Tristram Lewis None on record
Gavin Starks Longplayer Trust Up-to-date
Frances Humber The Friends Of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Up-to-date
Vola Parker None on record
Robert Michael Maclay None on record
Mairi Ann Fairley None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Belize
  • Comoros
  • East Timor
  • Indonesia
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Mozambique
  • Tanzania