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Camden and Islington Sustainability Awards

News – Friday, July 12th, 2019

 

Celebrating cross-borough leadership in best green practice

Islington Sustainable Energy Partnership (ISEP) and the Camden Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) are coming together to celebrate the achievements of businesses, community organisations and schools, who are leading the way in the delivery...



Business roundtable on the climate crisis

News – Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

 

A cross-sector roundtable was held in June by the CCCA to provide the business member response to the climate crisis and input into the citizens’ assembly.

A number of barriers were identified by the group including the challenge of changing a culture in an organisation, ageing buildings and...



Leading change using the Sustainable Development Goals – Troup Bywaters + Anders

Case studies – Friday, June 28th, 2019

Troup Bywaters + Anders (TB+A) is a high-performing consulting building services engineering partnership that has been ‘bringing buildings to life’ for over 60 years.

Over 200 employees in eight offices nationally deliver exceptional environments across a diverse portfolio from landmark...



Dominion Theatre – On a path to be carbon neutral by 2021

Case studies – Friday, June 28th, 2019

The Dominion Theatre is one of the largest entertainment venues in the West End covering from classics performances to new fringe productions, as well as attractions and exhibitions.

The Dominion Theatre is committed to minimising its impact on the environment. In 2005 they put together their...



Another successful installation with the Camden Climate Fund

Case studies – Friday, June 28th, 2019

In 2017 Robert MacGibbon and Ruth Hawthorn were looking to improve their Victorian home in Kentish Town when they heard about the new Camden Climate Fund. They were successful in applying for £1,500. This covered about a third of the cost of installing 7 solar panels on their south west facing...



Somers Town Energy – Site visit, 04 July

Events – Friday, June 21st, 2019

 

As part of the first ever London Climate Action Week, Camden Council is offering the opportunity to visit Camden’s award-winning Decentralised Energy Network (DEN) operating in Central London. Somers Town Energy supplies heating and hot water to over 500 homes across five estates.

Phase 2 of...



Model My City – Sustainable Development Goals for Camden

News – Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

When: Tuesday 2 July 4.30-6.30pm
Where: University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA

Is your organisation leading on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Camden? Would you like to be part of this new SDGs for Camden Leaders...



Businesses and air quality. What can you do?

News – Sunday, June 16th, 2019

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, you...



Tackling air pollution – FREE trials

News – Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

 

It is Clean Air Day on 20 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.

Zero deliveries with Pedivan

Pedivan is a local delivery company that uses...



Let others know what are you doing to improve local air quality

News – Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

 

The Camden Climate Change Alliance is calling businesses in the borough to join us on Clean Air Day (20 June). The aim of the day is to raise public awareness of air quality and share what local businesses and organisations are doing to contribute to tackling this urgent issue.

Clean Air Day is...



Breakfast Roundtable on Climate Crisis – What does it mean for Camden businesses?

Events – Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

 

Wednesday 19 June 2019, 8.30am-10.30am (site visit 10.30am-11.15am). Camden Council, 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG

Would you like to input into how Camden should address the climate crisis?

Camden Climate Change Alliance member businesses based or operating in the borough of Camden are...



Changes to business energy bills from April 2019

News – Friday, May 3rd, 2019

 

The Climate Change Levy

The Climate Change Levy (CCL) is a tax introduced in 2001 on non-domestic energy users in the UK. It is applicable to the consumption of electricity, gas plus other fuels and is intended to incentivise a reduction in energy use. The CCL is charged only on the energy used...



Let’s shout about sustainability best practice in Camden

News – Thursday, April 25th, 2019

 

The Camden Climate Change Alliance is calling businesses, community organisations and schools in the borough to join us as we raise awareness around good practices that contribute to tackling urgent environmental issues such as air quality and climate change. The aim is to promote and share best...



Annual report – Our achievements in 2018

News – Thursday, April 25th, 2019

 

CCCA members have once again shown their commitment to reducing their carbon emission. In 2018, 89% of Alliance members who reported their energy data, reduced their carbon emissions by an average of 19%. This contributes towards the 40% borough-wide reduction in carbon emissions.

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Join Camden’s first schools sustainability projects Dragons’ Den

News – Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

 

Would you like to support sustainability projects in schools?

We are inviting businesses to join our pioneering dragons’ den-style panel to support sustainability projects in Camden schools on Friday 24 May.

Early April saw the launch of the new sustainability steering group for students of...



Enabling positive connections

News, Uncategorized – Monday, April 15th, 2019

 

Does your business want to connect with community organisations and schools in Camden as part of your CSR activities? Do you want to help others progress on their sustainability objectives?

Our new CSR Match initiative connects willing businesses with community organisations and schools who...



Tottenham Court Road is changing

News – Monday, April 15th, 2019

 

This Easter Tottenham Court Road will be changing to a two-way road as part of Camden’s transformational West End Project. This will mean changes for those who live, work and travel in the area. The new southbound lane will be buses and cyclists only 24 hours a day until the project completes...



Earth Hour 2019: Sat 30 March (8.30pm)

News – Thursday, March 21st, 2019

 

Earth Hour is a global movement to protect the planet. It is the world’s biggest switch off event, with millions of people around the world taking part every year to show they care about the future of the planet. Last year over 10 million people across the UK took part to send a clear message:...



Mayor of London scrappage scheme

News – Thursday, March 21st, 2019

 

The Mayor of London has launched a scrappage scheme to help tackle London’s air quality crisis. It will support micro businesses and charities as they prepare for the arrival of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).

Under the scheme, eligible micro businesses and charities can apply for funds to...



A refreshed website

News – Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

 

We recently made some changes to our website as part of our strategy to increase our reach and improve our online offer. The focus was around improving the site navigation which now includes an ‘all sections’ dropdown menu (located at the right end of the top navigation bar), so you can...



The Sustainers: the green champions of the future

News – Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

 

The Sustainers is a new sustainability steering group for students of year 8 and 9 in Camden. The pioneering project is being delivered in partnership with Transition Towns Camden.

This pupil-led steering group will have two key responsibilities, contribute to the identification of local...



Recognising commitment: our 10th anniversary awards

News – Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Our achievements over the last ten years are those of our members, particularly those who have demonstrated a commitment to reducing their emissions over the years. At our recent 10th anniversary celebration, we awarded 19 CCCA members who have continuously reported their carbon emissions for 6...