Volunteering was one of the few good news stories from the pandemic. Read four policy takeaways on how to support its future, by Eddy Hogg
Tagged: Social capital
A range of factors cast doubt on the nature and level of the volunteering response we can expect when tackling our cost-of-living crisis
While volunteering provides many benefits to individuals, it also builds valuable social capital in our communities
This paper provides a picture of how societies in the G7 countries have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our point of departure is to examine the effects of the pandemic in terms of four...
Social capital is back in fashion and that can only be a good thing. The Levelling Up agenda could be a springboard for investment in infrastructure that supports social capital in our communities.
As the UK moves forward to a new normal, it’s important not to lose sight of what could prospectively go well as a result of what we’ve learned, if we play our cards right.
London’s Civic Strength Index – co-designed by Londoners themselves – uses 75 indicators to capture how the power of local communities differs throughout the capital, and how it can be harnessed to tackle future crises
Changes in political trust in Britain during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020: integrated public opinion evidence and implications
Davies et al, Humanities & Social Sciences Communications (December 2021) In this paper, we document changes in political trust in the UK throughout 2020 so as to consider wider implications for the ongoing handling...
Around the world, social capital can be seen to have affected the course of the pandemic. Our recent event highlighted the importance of mapping, supporting and harnessing this powerful, if hard-to-define, force. By Rachel France
IPPO is pulling together evidence and expertise on the importance of social capital to pandemic recovery strategies – from levels of trust to the role of civil society. Now we’d like your insights