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Charities and campaigners

Friends of the Earth works with a huge range of charities and other campaign groups.

6 Billion Ways

The 6 Billion Ways coalition includes Friends of the Earth, War on Want and the World Development Movement. It works for a fairer future for poor and marginalised people around the world who are worst affected by environmental degradation, financial crises and conflict.

Aviation Economics Group

Coalition of NGOs working to show the economic impact of aviation expansion - with links into business and politicians.

Aldersgate Group

This alliance of businesses, non-governmental organisations and unions promotes environmental standards that strengthen the UK’s economy. It’s involved in high-level dialogue with Government on skills, resource efficiency, and finance.

Campaign for Freedom of Information

We work jointly with CFOI to ensure that access to information legislation is robust, properly enforced and applied.

Campaign for Real Recycling (CRR)

CRR is made up of Friends of the Earth, recycling organisations and companies that take recyclable materials ("reprocessors"). It campaigns for high-quality recycling.

Charity Comms

Charity Comms is the professional membership body for charity communicators. It aims to improve the standard of communications, represent, and support its members and the wider community.

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health CIEH

CIEH is supporting Friends of the Earth's Get Serious About CO2 campaign. The organisation is concerned about the health impacts of climate change - for example through the possible flooding of sewage works in extreme weather events.   

Coalition for Access to Justice for the Environment (CAJE)

CAJE consists of the Environmental Law Foundation, Greenpeace, RSPB, WWF UK, Capacity Global and FOE.  We work together to ensure meaningful access to justice in environmental matters.  Particularly we work to eliminate barriers to access to justice such as the huge expense of the legal system.

Green New Deal Group

The Green New Deal Group is working to secure funding for an ambitious programme of investment in home insulation and investment in renewable energy, with the aim of creating high quality jobs, cutting carbon emissions and tackling fuel poverty.  Its founding members are CBI, Ulster Farmers' Union, Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and Friends of the Earth. 

Public Interest Environmental Lawyers

Friends of the Earth helped set up the annual conference which brings together students, campaigners and practitioners who want to advance public interest environmental law.

Repower Alliance

Repower is working with businesses, academics and non-governmental organisations to set up a green infrastructure bank and bonds to leverage billions of pounds investment in renewables and energy efficiency. The Alliance is involved in high-level political discussions with all main political parties.

Restore UK

Restore UK was established in 2001 as a grant-making charity to invest in the protection and restoration of Britain's natural habitat. This vision has since expanded to incorporate environmental and biodiversity issues globally.

Spring Alliance

The Spring Alliance is a coalition of European environment, social and development organisations, and the European Trade Union Council. It has drawn up and is promoting a manifesto for the new European Commission. Friends of the Earth was involved in developing the text on resource use.

Stop Climate Chaos (SCC)

Friends of the Earth is a founder member of Stop Climate Chaos - the UK’s largest group of organisations committed to action on climate change and limiting its impact on the world’s poorest communities. SCC has more than 11 million supporters among over 100 organisations - from environment and development charities to unions, faith, community and women's groups. The Coalition demands practical action by the UK to prevent global warming rising beyond 2 degrees C.

Stop Climate Chaos Northern Ireland

Friends of the Earth is a leading member of Stop Climate Chaos Northern Ireland. The coalition of environmental and overseas development organisations is campaigning for a Climate Act for Northern Ireland which would introduce legally binding targets to cut carbon emissions.

UK Without Incineration Network (UKWIN)

Friends of the Earth worked with local activists to help set up this network of UK anti-incineration campaigners. 

UK Youth Climate Coalition 

The UK Youth Climate Coalition (UKYCC) aims to inspire, empower and mobilise  ordinary young people to take positive action on climate change.