Our Bee Cause allies

Our Bee Cause Allies 

We are working with a huge range of allies, including the many signatories of this statement who joined our call for a Bee Action Plan:

  • More than 200 MPs, including Ministers and Shadow Ministers - see the full list
  • National Federation of Women's Institutes
  • The Co-operative Group
  • B&Q
  • M&S
  • RSPB
  • Wildlife Trusts
  • RHS
  • FARM
  • Rowse Honey
  • International Bee Research Association
  • National Beekeeping Centre Wales
  • Bees for Development
  • Natur Cymru
  • Snowdonia Society
  • The London Honey Company  
  • Professor Simon Potts, University of Reading
  • Professor David Goulson, University of Stirling
  • Dr Christopher Connelly, University of Dundee
  • Dr Lynn Dicks, University of Cambridge
  • Buglife
  • Food Ethics Council
  • PAN-UK
  • Soil Association
  • Garden Organic
  • Neal's Yard Remedies
  • Burt's Bees
  • Melvita
  • Compassion in World Farming
  • National Association of Cider Makers
  • Capital Bee (Sustain project) 
  • Christian Ecology Link
  • Eco-Congregations
  • Aberystwyth Beekeepers' Association
  • Brighton and Lewes Beekeepers Association
  • Conwy Beekeepers' Association
  • Essex Beekeepers' Association
  • Leiston and District Beekeepers Association
  • Newcastle Beekeepers' Association
  • Warwick and Leamington Beekeepers
  • Labcraft  
  • Susenco
  • Apples and Pears Apiaries Ltd
  • Project Dirt
  • Send a Cow
  • City University
  • London Women’s Environmental Network 
  • Africa BEECause

Friends of the Earth would like to thank all the above people and organisations for their support in helping tackle the urgent issue of bee decline.

We would also like to thank the many community groups and other bodies involved in creating Bee Worlds - new areas of bee-friendly wildflowers.

Working with organisations in other ways

As well as organisations that have signed our statement, many other businesses have taken action with the Bee Cause to protect bees. For example, the following organisations have withdrawn the worst bee-harming pesticides from their stores: 

  • Waitrose
  • Homebase
  • Wickes
  • Wilkinson
  • The Garden Centre Group
  • Dobbies garden centres
  • Klondyke garden centres
  • Notcutts garden centres
  • Scats garden centres
  • Hillier garden centres
  • Squire's garden centres
  • Blue Diamond garden centres
  • Hillier garden centres
  • The Garden Store garden centres