East of England

Laughing Bear Toys

Description

Stockists of classic traditional toys and games from around the world. All the wooden toys use sustainably harvested woods and natural dyes and colours. All deliveries are carbon neutral through CO2balance.com who run a number of CO2 offsetting schemes both in the UK and Africa. These schemes are independently audited by Bournmouth University to ensure they are genuinely decreasing CO2 emissions.

Baby Milk Action

Description

Non-profit organisation which aims to save infant lives and to end the avoidable suffering caused by inappropriate infant feeding by working within a global network to strengthen independent, transparent and effective controls on the marketing of the baby feeding industry worldwide. To achieve this, Baby Milk Action works to end the inappropriate marketing policies and practices of the baby feeding industry and to ensure that mothers and infants worldwide are effectively represented wherever decisions affecting infant feeding are made.

The UK Clearing House Mechanism

Description

The UK Clearing-House Mechanism (CHM) seeks to ensure easy access to information and technologies needed for work on biodiversity. Read more »

Location

Joint Nature Conservation Committee,
Monkstone House, City Road,
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE1 1JY
United Kingdom

Investing Ethically Ltd

Description

We are a group of independent ethical investors with a deep commitment to ethical financial planning - in fact we think we are one of a very few in the country that is entirely dedicated to screened investments.

We are totally independent and therefore we work on your behalf rather than for one particular bank or insurance company.

If you would value a long term relationship with qualified financial professional who looks to support you through life’s changing financial demands then our service is designed for you. Read more »

Location

33 Whiffler Road,
Norwich, Norfolk NR3 2AW
United Kingdom

Train Taxi Ltd

Description

Train Taxi is a practical tool to assist those travelling by train to bridge ‘those final few miles’, which can be difficult when arriving at an unfamiliar destination. The Train Taxi database lists up to three local taxi or minicab operators for every train, metro, tram and underground station in Britain. As a useful addition, it also highlights stations with ranks or cab offices, and those firms which claim to offer wheelchair accessible vehicles.

The informative website encourages both leisure and business travellers onto public transport.

Location

PO Box 366, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 6QH
United Kingdom

Home Education Advisory Service (HEAS)

Description

National charity which provides information, advice and support for home educating families. Subscription is open to families and to others who are interested. Benefits include a quarterly bulletin, concession card, access to a loan library of educational resources and to internet forums. HEAS publishes a range of leaflets and publications and exists to spread the word about home education: it’s legal, it’s practical and it’s your own choice.

Envest

Description

Envest is the first UK software for estimating the environmental and financial impacts of a building over its whole life cycle, from the early design stage. Using minimal input data Envest allows designers to instantly identify those aspects of the building which have the greatest influence on environment and cost. Designers can also compare two or more alternative schemes for a given project.

Location

Building Research Establishment,
Garston,
Watford , Hertfordshire WD25 9XX
United Kingdom
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