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Where do I start with ethical personal finance?
Where do I start with ethical personal finance?

Long gone are the days of stuffing your mattress full of bank notes; nowadays, it’s rare to live without access to financial products. We all rely on being able to access money from ATMs, pay back money we owe, and if we are lucky, save a bit for...

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A Very Social Christmas
A Very Social Christmas

Depending on which day in December you speak to me, I either love or hate Christmas. I find it equal parts exciting and stressful; some years I have all my Christmas presents purchased before December begins and some years I’m in tears on...

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Sadiq Khan
Homes for Londoners

On the second day of my On Purpose placement with the London Borough of Ealing I was invited to attend the exclusive Homes for Londoners event. Being completely new to the social housing sector and only one day in, I felt totally out of my depth...

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Exploring intentional communities
Exploring intentional communities

Exploring intentional communitiesOur cohort’s recent visit to a co-housing project outside of LondonHalf way through the On Purpose Associate Programme my cohort and I reflected on what we had learned so far and what areas we wanted to learn more...

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Urban health: ideas to help cities thrive
Urban health: ideas to help cities thrive

According to the over half of the world’s people live in urban areas, a figure that will reach nearly 70% by 2050. One challenge of urban growth is to ensure cities are healthy and sustainable places where people can thrive. But how can that best...

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