Ensuring that the SRI's projects and research can benefit and support local communities and businesses permeates all our work. We also have a more specific focus on adaptive governance frameworks and the sustainable development of management of community assets.
Areas of activity
In partnership with Poplar HARCA, a housing and regeneration community association, we are starting a participatory action research programme on the impacts of road traffic on local residents’ wellbeing.
Key partners, projects and contracts: Barking Riverside CIC, Beckton Sustainable Living, Bright Sparks, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, London students towards sustainability, Olympic Games Impact Study, Poplar HARCA
Combining scientific and policy learning to improve institutions and governing systems can help to ensure that adaptation to climate change and to other environmental risks supports communities instead of competing with them.
Key partners, projects and contracts: TURAS, Barking Riverside CIC, BIC Lazio, Brussels Environment, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Key areas of focus:
- Community engagement and asset management
- Adaptive governance