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Relevant Organisations

Community building (Samenlevingsopbouw)

Tags: NGOsSocial housingEquity and justice

This NGO is active in the fight against exclusion and deprivation, by engaging with people in socially vulnerable situations to ensure that their needs are taken into account in the formulation of structural policy changes. Access to basic social rights is their priority, which includes also right to affordable energy and energy-efficient housing.

Consumer empowerment in a smart meter world (SMART-UP)

Tags: Energy auditsSmart metersSocial workersVulnerability

The SMART-UP project encourages the active use of smart meters and in-home displays by vulnerable consumers to change their energy behaviour. Social workers and other frontline staff have been trained to advise and empower vulnerable households to become more energy efficient. The target is to engage 5,000 vulnerable households in total.

Eaga Charitable Trust

Tags: NGOs

Eaga Charitable Trust (Eaga CT) is an independent grant-giving trust that supports work that contributes to understanding and addressing the causes and effects of fuel poverty, including health impacts. We aim to promote a sound evidence base to underpin decision-making in relation to the public’s health and wellbeing and combatting fuel poverty. We support the broader societal aims of eradicating fuel poverty, improving health and wellbeing and reducing inequalities.