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Our Commitments

We are signatories to the following sets of standards, which underpin our work at all levels of the organisation.

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Caritas Internationalis Management Standards

These management standards are Caritas Internationalis' official tool for organisational assessment and development.

Charter 4 Change

Charter 4 Change

An initiative to implement changes to the way the Humanitarian System operates to enable more locally-led response.

Core Humanitarian Standard

Core Humanitarian Standard

A globally recognised core standard that outlines core commitments to improve the quality of humanitarian response.

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Fundraising Guarantee

This guarantee shows our commitment to good fundraising culture, values and practices.

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Humanitarian Charter

The foundation document stating the ethical and legal principles that inspired the creation of the Sphere movement.

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IFRC Code of Conduct

A voluntary code designed to help signatories deliver principled and effective humanitarian action.

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Sphere Standards

A movement aimed at improving the quality of humanitarian response during disasters.

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Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response

The SCHR shares analysis and learning, and promotes greater accountability and impact of humanitarian actions.

We are also members of a selection of networks and member organisations, allowing us to work with organisations around the world to achieve our goals.

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Scotland's International Development Alliance

For everyone committed to creating a fairer world, free from poverty, injustice and environmental threats.


Stop Climate Chaos Scotland

A diverse coalition of over 60 civil society organisations campaigning together on climate change in Scotland.

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The UK network for organisations working in international development.


Climate Action Network UK

The world’s largest climate network, fighting the climate crisis together.


Corporate Just Coalition

A coalition coming together to end corporate abuses of human rights and the environment.

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Caritas Internationalis

A global Church network with a presence in more than 160 countries.



An international family of Catholic social justice organisations working to end poverty and injustice.


The Loss & Damage Collaboration

A global group working together to ensure developing countries have the support they need to address loss and damage.