Big challenges need Big Ideas to solve them.

We believe Big Ideas can come from anyone and anywhere. 

Solutions for the Planet builds partnerships for businesses, schools and communities.

We believe that working together to develop incredible ideas will make the world better.

We inspire new ways of thinking by connecting enquiring minds from schools, businesses and communities.

We know this mix of knowledge, skills and passion has the potential to shape the future.

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“Working with Solutions for the Planet is a great opportunity for mutual learning, creating fresh ideas and providing young people with real-life business experience whilst giving them an insight into the incredible breadth of career opportunities on offer in our industry”

Dr Martyn Kenny, Sustainability Director, Tarmac

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Sometimes it helps to look outside of your own sphere for inspiration. Have a read of our ‘Global Perspectives’ collection of stories created with the British Council for examples of how #SocEnt is being done across the world:

The trees your searches plant in Kenya are bringing the local wildlife back. This zebra says thank you ❤️

"You really can cause trees to be planted throughout the global south, just because you somehow got into an argument about whether Billy Joel has a Christmas album"

Great article on Ecosia from @WIRED!

Our fantastic S2 pupils were a real credit to @BannockburnHigh today! A huge thanks on behalf of @BHSScDT to @SGNgas @TarmacLtd and @S4TP_BigIdeas for inspiring our young people to think creatively! #aspire

The future's not decided yet. Engineers will make it a reality.

Know a young person who wants to leave them mark? Show them #ThisisEngineering: