The Real Junk Food Project – Glasgow

TRJFP intercepts food that would otherwise not make it to plate and serves it as delicious meals. Alongside the positive environmental impacts of reducing edible food waste, the project has clear social benefits through operating a strictly Pay-as-you-feel (PAYF) policy. Transcending monetary transactions, this liberates people to use their skills and attributes as well as money to pay for their meals, & highlights the absurdity that the produce used has been stripped of its monetary value but retains its nutritional value. TRJFP encourages a reflection on how we value food as a resource.

Küche

A multicultural kitchen for all.

Social venture Küche uses a socially engaged food practice to create food-led events in collaboration with multi-cultural chefs. Its mission is to promote integration, overcome social isolation and celebrate marginalised cuisines.

All their events have been designed to celebrate minority cuisines, tell collective and individual stories, provoke discussion on a variety of social issues and experiment with food products, recipes and tastes while creating sustainable outcomes for refugee and other multicultural cooks.

Institute of Contemporary Arts

Founded in 1946, the ICA is a membership institute that promotes and encourages an understanding of radical art and culture. Through a vibrant programme of exhibitions, films, talks and events, the ICA examines recent impulses in artistic production while stimulating debate surrounding the arts. With its critically-acclaimed exhibition and film programme, as well as its Off-Site and Touring strands, the ICA continues to engage new generations of artists and audiences alike.

Global Bersih

Global Bersih is a non-profit organization established under the Swiss Civil Code. It aims to support Malaysian civil society’s efforts to strengthen Malaysia’s maturing democracy using peaceful and legal means of action. For Malaysia to progress as a democratic society, the citizens’ right to a free and fair elections which is professional, impartial and transparent in all its stages of its administration must be promoted and protected.

The Poverty Alliance Scotland

Our vision is of a sustainable Scotland based on social and economic justice, with dignity for all, where poverty and inequalities are not tolerated and are challenged.

We are a membership organisation with a range of varied experience in addressing issues related to poverty and social exclusion. Our membership is made up of a wide range of organisations including grassroots community groups, individuals facing poverty, voluntary organisations, statutory organisations and academics. We now act as the national anti-poverty network in Scotland.

Moving Docs

Moving Docs brings powerful documentary films to screens big and small, by combining event cinema with innovative online distribution. It is driven by a shared belief in the value of documentaries and the importance of a diverse film culture within Europe.

Refugee Survival Trust

The Refugee Survival Trust is a charity that provides grants to asylum claimants and refugees living in Scotland. It was set up in 1996 by a number of concerned individuals as a reaction to the problem of refugees and asylum claimants being made destitute in Scotland. Grants made by RST either alleviate poverty and destitution, or help refugees and asylum claimants to overcome obstacles in accessing educational and employment opportunities.

Radial

Radial is a collective of creative thinkers from the university community across Glasgow. We are all connected through a shared need and desire to live sustainably. We believe that climate change is a cultural issue connected to inherent values we all hold. Therefore we can find commonality and connection to tackle these issues together transforming current habits into meaningful habits that will build a sustainable future.

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival, founded in 1989, is an educational charity that aims to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the world around them. We are best known for organising Edinburgh’s annual Science Festival: the world’s first public celebration of science and technology and still one of Europe’s largest.

Global Health Academy (University of Edinburgh)

The Global Health Academy at the University of Edinburgh aims to improve global health and make life better through collaborative, interdisciplinary research, education and resource development.

The Academy, which has members within the University and across the world, encompasses all three Colleges across the University and is built on three pillars of activity in which the University excels:
· World-leading academic qualifications
· Collaborative research
· Global networks and partnerships

Challenges Worldwide

By 2018, we aim to have implemented:

The Growth of 750 businesses
Sustained economic growth of $5.6M USD across our portfolio of small – medium enterprises

Fair and Inclusive Economies
300,000 people will be positively impacted through inclusion in the supply chains of the businesses we support

A Generation of Active Citizens
A network of 1500 empowered young changemakers