Finance Score: 3
Governance Score: -2
Support Score: 10
  • Large legacies income: +1
  • Volatile income
  • spending growth: -1
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • Overall weighted support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

GREENPEACE ENVIRONMENTAL TRUST 

The Trust aims to achieve its objectives by funding work that includes education, scientific research, investigations and promoting sustainable development.In the medium to long term we are prioritising work in the areas of Climate change, Forests, and Oceans.We work closely with other Greenpeace entities around the world so as to maximise the impact of our charitable work.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • This charity has received considerable income from legacies in recent years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are low relative to funds raised

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income has been volatile recently but spending has been maintained

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
31/12/22£8,114£8,641£-527£522£5,540£3,2414.5020
31/12/21£11,807£8,489£3,318£640£6,067£4,5906.5020
31/12/20£10,610£10,592£18£377£2,749£1,2871.5020
31/12/19£8,415£8,515£-100£378£2,731£1,9772.806
31/12/18£6,599£6,136£463£315£2,831£2,3774.604
31/12/17£5,782£5,965£-183£305£2,367£2,0504.100
31/12/16£4,717£5,974£-1,258£276£2,550£2,3404.700
31/12/15£6,287£5,339£948£293£3,807£3,4967.900
31/12/14£5,311£4,461£850£184£2,869£2,5616.900
31/12/13£3,574£4,137£-563£155£2,019£1,6144.700
31/12/12£3,555£3,875£-320£121£2,582£1,9966.210
31/12/11£4,038£3,323£715£109£2,902£2,1877.910
31/12/10£2,733£2,782£-49£116£2,187£2,0438.810
31/12/09£2,583£2,699£-115£111£2,236£2,0849.310
31/12/08£2,731£2,977£-246£87£2,339£2,0878.410
31/12/07£2,943£2,806£136£102£2,584£2,43310.410
31/12/06£2,438£3,021£-583£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/05£3,499£2,106£1,393£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/04£1,391£1,362£30£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 6.4%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 6%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 1%
Liabilities/Income: 1%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 59%
Reserves/Spending: 4.5 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 8 months
Quick Ratio: 117.9
Asset Split ?
Established: 42 years

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
GiG Classification
  • Environment conservation & animal welfare advocacy
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • China, Indonesia, Islington, Japan, Russia,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who supports 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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
John Ellerman Foundation£100,000
Esmee Fairbairn£96,000
Brian Mercer Trust£50,000
The Shears Foundation£10,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Greenpeace Environmental Trust
£6,000 20/02/2023
Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
The Shears Foundation - Greenpeace Environmental Trust
£5,000 01/11/2022
Supporting scientific research to secure the future of our planet
Brian Mercer Trust - Grant to Greenpeace UK
£25,000 13/07/2022
12
One-off uplift to previous grant for funding environmental and climate change campaigns
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Greenpeace Environmental Trust
£60,000 20/04/2022
8
Towards project costs monitoring marine activity in Scottish waters and supporting sustainable fishers
Brian Mercer Trust - Grant to Greenpeace UK
£25,000 13/04/2022
Funding environmental and climate change campaigns
The Shears Foundation - Greenpeace Environmental Trust
£5,000 22/07/2021
Operation Ocean Witness - Protecting the UK’s Seas, Marine Environment and Creating more Sustainable Coastal Communities
John Ellerman Foundation - & towards salaries of the team working on UK marine protection, and some direct costs relating to the activities.
£100,000 27/05/2021
24
Towards the costs of their "UK Oceans Campaign" to secure a network of fully or highly protected Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), off limits to all destructive activity, across at least 30% ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Greenpeace Environmental Trust
£30,000 05/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
Thirty Percy Foundation - Grant to Greenpeace UK
£45,000 05/01/2019
Piloting a robust monitoring platform to assess companies' commitments to reducing palm oil use and deforestation in their supply chains. Helping to define the 'Post 2020 No Deforestation' agenda.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Greenpeace Environmental Trust
£300,000 12/09/2017
60
Towards delivering a suite of UK marine work, including the costs of the salary of the head of oceans, to take action on marine plastics pollution, supporting smaller scale fishermen and ensuring ....more
John Ellerman Foundation - Towards costs of reducing the plastic pollution of UK waters
£105,000 25/05/2017
36
Towards the costs of carrying out research and practical activities to reduce plastics in the sea and support people, corporates and the government to take action and put in place tangible solutions
Mark Leonard Trust - Salary costs
£30,000 10/05/2016
Towards research and briefings on the finances of fossil fuel projects by major gas and oil companies and the associated financial risks.
J J Charitable Trust - Salary costs
£30,000 10/05/2016
Towards research and briefings on the finances of fossil fuel projects by major gas and oil companies and the associated financial risks.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Greenpeace Environmental Trust
£180,000 20/06/2013
Towards sustainable fishing practices, associated marine conservation benefits, and to support coastal communities through a partnership between Greenpeace and New Under Ten Fishermen's Association.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 58-81
  • COLIN HINES Appointed: 2006, Occupation: Environmentalist
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 22/06/1982, number: 284934
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/05/1982, number: 01636817
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
19 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE JOAN TANNER CHARITABLE SETTLEMENT on 01/09/2022
  • Asset transfer in from HELP RESCUE THE PLANET on 14/09/2022
Main office

Greenpeace UK
Canonbury Villas
London
N1 2PN

Objectives

(A) TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC IN WORLD ECOLOGY. (B) TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC CONCERNING THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND EFFECTS ON THAT ENVIRONMENT OF BOTH NATURAL AND OTHER ACTIVITIES WHETHER PURSUED BY MAN OR NOT. (C) TO CONDUCT AND PROCURE RESEARCH CONCERNING WORLD ECOLOGY AND THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND THE EFFECTS ON THAT ENVIRONMENT OF BOTH NATURAL AND OTHER ACTIVITIES WHETHER PURSUED BY MAN OR NOT AND TO PUBLISH USEFUL RESULTS OF THAT RESEARCH. (D)TO RELIEVE ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SICKNESS OR SUFFERING AMONG BOTH HUMANS AND ANIMALS WHICH IS A CONSEQUENCE OF ANY CHANGE TO THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT WHETHER CAUSED BY MAN OR NOT. (E) TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY THE PRESERVATION, CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT, THE PRUDENT USE OF RESOURCES AND THE PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE MEANS OF ACHIEVING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND REGENERATION. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT MEANS DEVELOPMENT WHICH MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE PRESENT WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE ABILITY OF FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

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Data Sources

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