Corporate and Lead Partners

The Ecosystems Knowledge Network is a recognised leader in sharing knowledge about how the environment is managed as an asset for all of society.  We partner with organisations, networks and initiatives across the UK in delivering activities that benefit our members and others.

We are currently inviting Corporate and Lead Partners to join us in our work to ensure that local environments throughout the UK contribute more fully to the health, wellbeing and prosperity of all.  We have opportunities for organisations large and small. Read more about our opportunities for Corporate and Lead Partners.

Corporate Partners

In March 2017 we welcomed eftec as our third Corporate Partner.

eftec (Economics for the Environment Consultancy) is a leading environmental economics consultancy in the UK, providing economic analysis for sound, effective and sustainable environmental policy and management since 1992.

In 2016 we welcomed Countryscape as an inaugural Corporate Partner. 



Countryscape is a multi-disciplinary company, combining the creative skills of a communications agency with the scientific knowledge of an environmental consultancy.

Previous lead partner

In the year 2016 to 2017, we were pleased to have Scottish Government as a lead partner.

Previous core funders

Read more about those who have supported the development of the Network since its launch in 2011.

Project funders and other supporters

We are grateful to

  • EY Foundation for it provision of social enterprise business coaching for EKN 2018 to 2019

  • JNCC for its contribution in developing Tool Assessor and the Natural Environment Research Council for providing an Innovation Internship for its further development.
  • Oxfordshire Social Enterprise Partnership for granting us a Community Award in 2015 (funding provided throuth Innovation Support for Business).
  • The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office for funding our two workshops in 2012 on the InVEST toolkit.