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We at Volunteer Cornwall are checking in on how were doing across the third sector in Cornwall on climate and ecological emergency action, especially in Covid times; and what learning we can share for the common good. Thanks for your time - this survey is extremely short ...

We're using the term "third sector" as a short hand for all third, community, voluntary, non-statutory, not for private profit groups and organisations. :)

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* 1. Ok, this won't take long. First, which area or areas is your organisation working in, and what type  of organisation are you?

  informal community organisation eg committee of volunteers group with a constitution/bank account charity social enterprise network other
health (ie physical, emotional and psychological sickness and/or wellness)
social and economic issues (poverty, housing, injustice, abuse)
environmental issues
a combination (please say more below)
something else! (please say more below)

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* 2. How would you define the issue of climate and ecological breakdown?

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* 3. I think the climate and ecological situation will affect our work or organisation

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* 4. How far is your organisation or group in declaring/taking action on the climate and ecological emergency?

  not yet begun just started making good progress complete and in operation could do with some guidance
declaration of emergency
development of a plan
started discussing with staff
started discussing at strategic level
reviewed our existing programmes to consider their contribution/impact
other!

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* 5. There are loads of new words flying around us! How confident or comfortable do you feel with these terms? ( you can choose more than one answer for each term below)

  absolutely no idea what this is somewhat other people at work use this but it doesn't seem relevant to my job very comfortable and use it all the time would love some help to get my head round this
carbon
climate change or breakdown
carbon neutral
zero carbon
net zero
HFCs (hydro-fluoro-carbons)
degrowth
decarbonisation
doughnut economics
agro-ecology
sequestration
off-setting
circular economy
regenerative agriculture
organic
rewilding
environmental growth

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* 6. In  your work on the climate and ecological emergencies, what are you using to help you? If you're doing nothing yet, tick the "none at all" box. :)

  yup, all over this like a rash significantly a little none at all would love help to get started/keep moving
someone from in the organisation or group is considering the issues
collaboration with other organisations or groups in the third sector
consultancy from elsewhere
online measuring tool that everyone can use and join in on

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* 7. What's your thinking/experience of online "environmental dashboard" tools? (given that isn't the best name for them! essentially an online tool to show progress, and to encourage staff to share ideas and actions)

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* 8. What areas are you including in your planning/thinking/doing? ( you can choose more than one answer for each item below)

  nope a little quite a lot loads all over this like a rash!
Internal people stuff: (eg encouraging more engagement with nature of staff, in order to improve wellbeing)
External people stuff: (eg encouraging more engagement with nature of people we work with, in order to improve wellbeing)
Internal environmental stuff: (eg energy/water use of our office/staff)
External environmental stuff: (eg enabling people to have warmer homes may affect carbon emissions, eg through advice on insulation)
Internal financial stuff: (eg changing our energy buying, or car use, with impact on our finances)
External financial stuff:  (eg buying more local, having greater benefit on local businesses)
specific work on circular economy thinking
specific work on radical reduction or degrowth approaches
specific exploration of tools like doughnut economics to help us frame what we do and its impacts

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* 9. What would you like help on in relation to the climate and ecological emergency? ( you can choose more than one answer for each item below)

  not at all, and not interested yes please, and would like more info yes, already started, and happy to share our learning with others!
resource management (water bills, fuel and energy bills etc)
helping staff get involved
strategy development for the organisation
finding out more about what the third sector across Cornwall is doing on this issue
finding out more about what the Council is doing on this issue
figuring out how to do this in Covid19 times
looking at the ethics of our finances, like where our pensions are invested
general carbon and climate literacy
a wider group to be part of for morale/practical support

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* 10. Please leave your contact details below so we can let you know the results, and see if we can do something together!

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