Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 4
  • Low unrestricted reserves: -2
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

THE CLIMATE CHANGE ORGANISATION 

The Climate Group's mission is to accelerate climate action to achieve a world of no more than 1.5 degrees C of global warming & greater prosperity for all. We do this by bringing together powerful networks of business & governments that shift global markets & policies. We focus on the greatest global opportunities for change, take innovation & solutions to scale, & build ambition and pace.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received modest backing from a grant maker
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Unrestricted reserves appear to be dangerously low at the latest year end
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
30/06/23£12,865£13,925£-1,060£1,706£2,064£2,0641.81460
30/06/22£11,236£11,444£-208£1,261£3,124£3,0373.21280
30/06/21£10,529£10,165£364£1,015£4,950£3,2353.81060
30/06/20£11,354£9,571£1,782£916£4,636£1,9322.4920
30/06/19£8,075£6,842£1,233£831£2,850£1,1051.9764
30/06/18£5,964£5,387£577£643£1,610£4321630
30/06/17£4,831£4,167£664£636£1,052£1680.5530
30/06/16£4,843£5,536£-694£671£406£770.2580
30/06/15£4,523£4,796£-273£691£1,074£190550
30/06/14£3,747£4,363£-617£1,030£1,349£-419-1.2510
30/06/13£5,724£4,138£1,585£728£1,939£-90-0.3500
30/06/12£4,064£5,440£-1,377£647£362£550.1600
30/06/11£6,307£7,845£-1,539£683£1,727£5570.9710
30/06/10£9,247£7,704£1,543£1,049£3,239£1,8692.9820
30/06/09£8,076£8,008£68£1,392£1,635£5670.8910
30/06/08£7,213£6,768£445£822£1,387£6301.1530
30/06/07£2,989£2,659£330£452£941£5382.4600
30/06/06£2,198£1,540£658£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/05*£2,360£2,683£-323£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 13.3%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 12.3%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 17%
Highest pay band: £150,000-£200,000
Liabilities/Assets: 79%
Liabilities/Income: 60%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
Reserves/Spending: 1.8 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 2 months
Quick Ratio: 0.8
Asset Split ?
Established: 20 years

www.theclimategroup.org

info@theclimategroup.org

02079602990

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
GiG Classification
  • Land or water management
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • China, India, Netherlands, United States,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - The Tympa Connect Platform: a novel, game-changing UK solution to the global problem of hearing loss by optimising the successful first time fitting of hearing aids.
£26,074 01/04/2022
Full Grant details (including summaries) can be found on the Gateway to Research website: https://gtr.ukri.org/projects?ref=10046893
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to The Climate Group
£70,000 16/02/2011
Towards the salaries and costs of an electric vehicle adoption programme for fleet owners to promote more rapid adoption of lower environmental impact transport.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (10)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 9/10 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 46-71
  • MIKE RANN Appointed: 2017, Occupation: Chief Executive
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 26/03/2004, number: 1102909
  • Registered at Companies House on 14/11/2003, number: 04964424
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
19 returns made; AR05: 205 days late,
Main office

The Clove Building
4 Maguire Street
London
SE1 2NQ

Objectives

(A) TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC THE PROTECTION OF THE WORLD'S CLIMATE SYSTEMS IN SUCH PARTS OF THE WORLD AND BY SUCH CHARITABLE MEANS AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT;(B) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND INTERESTED PARTIES IN EFFECTIVE REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GASSES AND TO PROMOTE AND CARRY OUT FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT RESEARCH INTO THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND TO PUBLISH AND WIDELY DISSEMINATE THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED. IN PRACTICE WORLDWIDE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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