On Purpose

Hosts with the most

Hosting, we learnt at Co-Lab’s November 2019 training course, is setting up spaces and processes which are flexible enough to allow groups of people to come together and decide for themselves what work will be done and how they will do it — to...

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On Purpose declare a Climate Emergency
On Purpose declare a Climate Emergency

Today, 8th January 2020, On Purpose declares a Climate Emergency, formally recognising the urgent threat faced by humanity. We urge you to do the same.On Purpose was launched in 2010 to support the development of the social and environmental...

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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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