Hello! Welcome to Neighbourhood Economics
Neighbourhood Economics is the ‘go to’ destination for large companies and institutions seeking to engage more effectively with local communities across the UK
We are passionate about local communities as a fundamental foundation for individual and collective well-being. We long to see every local community empowered to transform itself and shape its own future. We believe that all local communities can be better, more sustainable places to live for all residents.
Understanding that sustainable transformation requires long-term investment, we work with corporate partners and key stakeholders to empower change within communities from ‘the bottom up’. In the process, our aim is to rebalance the relationship between businesses and the communities they serve, delivering positive ‘win/win’ impacts for all concerned.
We are committed to leading and supporting this fundamental transformation through progressive innovation which challenges convention and changes behaviour.
What others say about us …
"… the Neighbourhood Economics team has been able to show how creating social value through meaningful community empowerment can be fundamental to improving business performance."
Denise Massey, Chief Executive, The Energy Innovation Centre
"… the Neighbourhood Economics team’s understanding of social value and how it can solve major economic, social and environmental concerns has helped us focus how we engage with our stakeholders now and plan for the future"
Alex Howison, Innovation Programme Team Manager, Future Networks, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks
"… addressing issues associated with CSE and youth engagement, Neighbourhood Economics has been instrumental in setting the parameters for successful and lasting collaboration between key stakeholders."
Dave Kelly, Programme Manager, Greater Manchester Police
"…working with the Neighbourhood Economics team has been transformational! Over the past year or so, the Federation has been empowered to address fundamental issues … thank you so much Neighbourhood Economics!"
Clare Hawley, Community Development Leader, Barnsley Federation of Tenants and Residents Association
We have now completed our final research report for Ofgem on the SAVE Community Energy Coaching trial