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Increase efficiency and reduce costs with the Camden Climate Fund

Blog – Friday, July 20th, 2018
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For those responsible for accounts, it is hard to ignore the business’s premises energy bill. Demand for heating, lighting and other energy requirements push up costs, reducing profit or budgets that could be better spent elsewhere. High energy demand is also putting pressure on the environment...



PREMIUM MEMBERS CASE STUDY: John McAslan and Partners. Realising sustainability objectives

Case study – Friday, July 20th, 2018

 

A capital contribution from the Camden Climate Fund will save McAslan and Partners an estimated £500 and 2305 kg in carbon emissions a year.

About John McAslan + Partners

John McAslan and Partners (JMP) is an architectural and design firm based in Euston, with a further small studio in...



Phoenix Artist Club – Following a sustainable path

Case study – Friday, July 20th, 2018
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By upgrading to more energy efficient lighting, which was achieved using financial support from the Camden Climate Fund, the Phoenix Artist Club is estimated to reduce their carbon footprint by around 23,915 kg of CO2 per year, which will result in yearly savings of just over £10,000

About...



Refill London

News – Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Caring for our oceans isn’t easy…except for when it is.

Did you know…

In the UK alone, it is estimated that 800 plastic bottles per minute end up in landfill or as litter. The average Londoner buys 175 single-use plastic bottles every year. Less than half of these get recycled.

Camden Climate...



World Water Week – 26 to 31 of August

Also in the news – Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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We will be celebrating World Water Week from the 26 to 31 of August. The event provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges around water supply, demand and management.

In a world where demand for water is on the road to outstripping supply, many companies are struggling to find...



Businesses and air quality. What can you do?

News – Monday, June 18th, 2018
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There are many things businesses can do to improve local air quality. Here you will find a number of actions you can implement to reduce air pollution related to your business operations, some of them you might already be doing, others you might want to consider going forward.

As an employer,...



Business opportunities in tackling air quality

Blog – Monday, June 18th, 2018
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This Clean Air Day our CCCA lead spoke to Rajnika Hirani who provides her perspective on tackling the issue of air quality and the great work happening across the borough.

Rajnika is Head of Sustainability and Business at the Francis Crick Institute. Based in Camden ‘The Crick’ are members...



Effective meetings that are good for the business and the environment

Case study – Sunday, June 17th, 2018
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London Video Conferencing – ‘Travel for fun. Not for business’

London Video Conferencing is an IT communications business and CCCA member based in Holborn, who, for the last 10 years has specialised in video conferencing as a service. They are available 24/7 as it is always 9am somewhere....



PREMIUM MEMBERS CASE STUDY: Electric vans. A win-win sustainable choice

Case study – Friday, June 15th, 2018

About Colyer

Colyer London’s mission is to provide creative solutions to creative people through carefully and ethically thought out products and services; from comprehensive graphic and office supplies, colour accurate printing devices through to Mac & digital infrastructure support;...



FREE low carbon trials and more

News – Monday, June 11th, 2018
National Clean Air Day 2018

It is Clean Air Day on 21 June and the CCCA has organised, with the support of Alliance members, a couple of free trials that will help you explore options to reducing air pollution related to your business operations. We have also secured a unique opportunity to visit the Camden Highline and...



World Environment Day – 5 June. Let’s beat plastic pollution

News – Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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World Environment Day is the UN’s most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. The theme for 2018 is beating plastic pollution.

Join #BeatPlasticPollution game of tag on social media

We would like to encourage everyone in the...



Catering for Good event. 24 May, 9:30 – 11:30

News – Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Adaptation and innovation are fundamental for the catering sector to thrive. Environmental improvements to your building, logistics, waste and the food on the plate can save you money and impress your customers.

Catering for Good is your opportunity to hear from pioneer businesses in the...



Premium member case study: Beck Greener

Case study – Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Beck Greener Case Study

Beck Greener is a Camden-based firm of patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys, design attorneys and IP litigators.  Its experience and expertise in the fields of patents and trade marks is recognised by the industry.  For example, the firm is amongst the top 30 filers of both British and EU...



Clean, energy efficient power generation: CHP Systems

Blog – Monday, April 9th, 2018
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As the UK strives to achieve its ambitious carbon emission targets, it becomes imperative to transform the way we generate the electricity to power, heat, or cool our buildings. Conventional electricity supply in the UK is only 30% efficient. The Mayor of London, in support of low carbon...



CCCA Annual Report 2017 released

News – Monday, March 19th, 2018
81% year on tear reduction

The Camden Climate Change Alliance celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and it’s a time to reflect on the success and achievements made to date but also a time to look to the future to ensure we are as relevant as ever.

The Alliance has a proven track record of encouragement and support...



Employee action days

News – Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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An Employee Action Day is a bespoke and exciting team building activity. It gives corporate groups the opportunity to carry out practical conservation and environmental tasks to improve green spaces in the borough.

The Conservation Volunteers London has over 50 years experience in organising and...



Improving people’s lives through performing arts

Also in the news – Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Anna Fiorentini, founder of the Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School and new member of the CCCA, talks about the work of her charity and the role companies can play, through their CSR initiatives, in supporting its cause.

The Theatre and & Film School is a not for profit organisation with a...



How a CSR program could benefit your business

Blog – Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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No matter what size your business is, you will find real benefits to having a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. Consumers and potential employees are concerned to see that companies they buy from or work for are contributing to their local community and are ‘giving something...



Councillor Harrison talks about air quality in Camden

Blog – Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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One of the top issues facing Camden right now is to improve the quality of the air we breathe.

Camden, like most of London, currently exceeds legal limits for nitrogen dioxide and World Health Organisation limits for particulate matter – the fine dust and particles generated by combustion...