People, places, potential… why we do what we do
Global vision, local delivery. Our projects, initiatives and main areas of activity.
Campaigns and ways you can support our work.
Connect to our regional and local Groundwork Trusts.
Find out the latest about how we're changing places and lives.
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has a long track record of helping people who are out of work to
gain new skills and find employment, in particular enabling those
furthest removed from the labour market to build their confidence
Last year, our employment training accounted for some £12.5 million
of the organisation's £100 million turnover, demonstrating our
commitment to help people and organisations grasp
local economic opportunity. In the past year we have worked towards
a co-ordinated approach across Groundwork to the issue of
employability and together with the Centre for Local Economic
Strategies examined our methods, which sometimes differ from place
To read the full report, click
Some of Groundwork's employability projects were
also commended in the 2010 report 'Improving Young
People's Lives: The role of the environment in building resilience,
responsibility and employment chances ' by the Sustainable
Development Commission. The report illustrates that
by putting an emphasis on environmental work and green
skills for young people, the Government would allow them
to gain skills for a green economy while tackling youth
unemployment and fostering civic responsibility.
To read the full Sustainable Development Commission report,
please click here.