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COP21 Paris: what happened

Blog – Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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More than 190 nations gathered at the 21stConference of Parties (COP21) in Paris earlier this month to agree global measures to reduce emissions and mitigate dangerous and irreversible climate change which scientists warn would be associated with an increase in temperatures of over 2°C on...



CSR opportunity for businesses to support local solar project

News – Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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Camden-based Eleanor Palmer Primary School is one of the last schools to be benefitting from the Solar Schools programme as they plan to install a 120 panel 30kW rooftop system next year. This will lead to savings of 15 tonnes of CO2 per year plus cost savings, as well as providing pupils the...



New CCCA website

Blog – Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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Back in April we ran our Annual Members Survey asking for your feedback on the services we offer, including our online resources, tools and guides. Since then we have been working very closely with our Advisory Board to trial and test ideas on how we can improve and add value to our online...



Transport for London Road Modernisation Plan

News – Friday, October 30th, 2015
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Major construction works, building projects and redevelopments taking place across London in response to economic and population growth are leading to rising levels of demand for road transport and congestion on London’s roads.

In response, Transport for London’s (TfL) Road Modernisation Plan...



Members celebrate World Green Building Week

News – Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
Green Building Week 2015

Between 21-25 September CCCA members took part in World Green Building Week, a celebration of the role buildings play in our sustainable future.

Coordinated by Green Building Councils across the world, the theme this year was Powering Positive Change. Events were hosted to demonstrate the...



Air Quality Initiatives

News – Monday, October 19th, 2015
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On Wednesday 25 November organisations from Camden and Islington came together at City University to hear about air quality initiatives which would improve the local environment and employee wellbeing, as well as cutting energy and transport costs.

With air quality in some parts of London being...



Green space volunteering CSR opportunities

News – Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
The Conservation Volunteers

The Conservation Volunteers (TVC) support tens of thousands of volunteers and community groups every year to protect green spaces all over London. They offer bespoke and exciting team building projects, giving businesses the opportunity to carry out practical conservation and environmental work...



Beck Greener achieves carbon and cost savings

News – Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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Beck Greener is a firm of patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys, design attorneys and intellectual property (IP) litigators. They are also CCCA members. Over the past few years they have taken big steps to reduce their environmental impact.

In order to improve the firm’s waste management and...



Donate your food waste with Plan Zheroes

News – Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Every year the UK Food industry sends 1.6 million tonnes of surplus food to landfill, while there are 4 million people living in food poverty.

Plan Zheroes connects businesses with surplus food to local charities that need it. Using an online map, the businesses and charities can post details of...



Decentralise in Camden

News – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Thursday 21 May 2015 saw a number of organisations and developers come together to hear about the development of decentralised energy networks in Camden as well as understand the opportunities available for implementing or connecting to an energy network in the borough.

This breakfast seminar,...