Public and not-for-profit sectors

Read the previous winners’ case studies from the public and not-for-profit sectors category and the lessons learned in their journey to drive sustainability.

  • National Trust
    The project was to review and develop a new financial operating model. There also needed to be a greater emphasis on sustainability, the reason why the National Trust exists.
    National Trust
    2017 Winner
  • FAST
    FAST started as an idea in 2008 and it has reached a mature stage where SMEs around the world can benefit from its access to finance service.
    2017 Highly commended
  • Climate Disclosure Standards Board
    The success of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board was underpinned by the view that collaboration was the only way it could bring about its goals.
    Climate Disclosure Standards Board
    2016 Winner
  • HM Treasury
    Putting the accounts of the public sector together into a structure resembling the private sector brings all manner of benefits.
    HM Treasury
    2016 Highly Commended
  • Sussex Community NHS Trust
    Through financial leadership, Sussex Community NHS Trust is setting the benchmark for delivering integrated sustainable healthcare. Their Sustainable Development Management Plan (SDMP) aims to reduce the environmental impact of the Trust’s operations...
    Sussex Community NHS Trust
    2015 Winner
  • The Crown Estate
    A new integrated accounting approach puts sustainability at the heart of The Crown Estate’s business strategy.
    The Crown Estate
    2014 Public Sector Winner
  • The Royal Mint
    The Royal Mint has found a way to finance the production of new coins by recycling old ones.
    The Royal Mint
    2014 Public Sector Highly Commended
  • Belu Water
    Ethical product, sustainably produced and sold with all profits to charity.
    Belu Water
    2014 Social Enterprise Winner
  • Crossrail
    Crossrail’s finance team has taken innovative steps to place environmental and social considerations at the core of the project.
    2013 Public Sector Winner
  • Groundwork Pennine Lancashire
    A charity turnaround follows the rules of business and, in doing so, gives more back to their community.
    Groundwork Pennine Lancashire
    2013 Social Enterprise Winner
  • Hadlow College
    An ailing agricultural college is transformed by an infusion of private sector culture underpinned by principles of sustainability and sound finance.
    Hadlow College
    2012 Public Sector Winner
  • Charity Bank
    Charity Bank’s sustainable business model has shown that providing loans to social enterprise and community organisations can be a low-risk and socially beneficial activity.
    Charity Bank
    2012 Social Enterprise Winner
  • Companies House
    A companies registry that used electronic advances in filing of documents as a catalyst for a much wider programme of sustainability measures.
    Companies House
    2012 Public Sector Highly Commended