The fairbanking foundation is a charity dedicated to encouraging and helping
banking institutions to improve the financial wellbeing of their customers and
thereby the UK public as a whole. our work is designed to provide well-researched,
independent and insightful new input to assist in producing financial products that
benefit customers. In 2011 the first fairbanking marks will be granted for products
that have features which help customers alter their financial behaviour.http://www.facebook.com/nesta.uk?sk=info
We're the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. Our mission is to support the most creative, innovative ideas around to improve the prosperity and social wellbeing of the UK.
We're the UK's leading independent expert on how innovation can solve some of the country's biggest social and economic challenges.
We're working to solve some of the UK's major economic and social challenges
We publish a variety of useful handbooks for researchers, entrepreneurs, policymakers and anyone who takes an interest. We also test out our ideas with practical programmes to prove that innovative techniques can make a real difference.
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Our work is based on the knowledge that for social ventures to operate on a scale that will make a sustainable difference to the UK, they need to be able to access investment capital and advice in an appropriate form and at the right time. In order to achieve this, we need a functioning, larger scale social investment market. NESTA has been working for several years to support the development of the social investment market, for example by:
We're the UK's foremost expert on how innovation can help solve some of the country's major economic and social challenges.