Businesses

Further funding available for energy measures

Businesses, News, Third Sector – Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

The Camden Climate Fund has received approval for further funding to support Camden businesses with the installation of renewable and energy efficiency measures.

The fund was initially set up in 2017 as a pilot, as the Council’s approach to spending section 106 carbon offset payments which are...



Have your say on engine idling and air pollution

Businesses, News, Third Sector – Thursday, July 8th, 2021

Idling Action, a Mayor of London supported air quality behaviour change campaign, is seeking input from drivers (residents and professional) into research on vehicle engine idling and air pollution in London.

This short survey should take just a few minutes to fill in, and the findings will help...



Progress report on reducing emissions in the UK released

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, July 8th, 2021

The Climate Change Committee’s annual assessment of UK progress in reducing emissions found that lockdown measures led to a record decrease in UK emissions in 2020 of 13% from the previous year.

The report released on 24 June 2021 found that to sustain reductions in emissions, Government...



Climate Pledge Signatory JPA Workspaces: Where Nothing Goes to Waste

Businesses, Case studies and blog posts – Friday, June 25th, 2021

JPA Workspaces provides more than simply furniture. They demonstrate sustainability in every aspect of their business operations. The workspaces they design are not only driven by the wellbeing and productivity of their occupants but are designed in a way that has minimal environmental impact and...



Online event: London Business Climate Action Summit 30 June

Businesses, Events, News – Friday, June 25th, 2021

Are you situated in and around the Greater London area and wonder what a zero-carbon commitment looks like? Join the Greater London Assembly (GLA) this  London Climate Action Week (LCAW, 26th June – 4th July) to discover how London businesses are on the journey to net-zero in the year of...



Online event: Reducing environmental impact in business 24 June

Businesses, Events – Monday, June 21st, 2021

The Camden Climate Change Alliance has teamed up with the North London Chamber of Commerce & Enterprise to deliver a free webinar on Thursday 24th June 2021 (12noon-1.30pm) which will look at how businesses can develop whilst protecting and improving the environment.

The webinar will focus on the...



National Clean Air Day 17 June 2021

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

Thursday 17th June is National Clean Air Day (NCAD) – the UK’s largest air pollution campaign.

Global Action Plan (GAP), the leading charity behind NCAD, brings together communities, businesses, schools, and the health sector on NCAD to improve public understanding of air pollution and its...



Citizen Panel Discuss Organisations Tackling the Climate Crisis

Businesses, News – Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

The Camden Climate Citizen Panel is made up of 15 people that live and work in the borough. They have been meeting online over the course of the last 9 months to discuss the key themes of the Climate Action Plan: People, Places, Buildings, Organisations, in order to review and scrutinise progress,...



Calculate your carbon footprint – 2021 carbon conversion factors released

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Carbon conversion factors for 2021 have been released by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Find the highlights below. The methodology for determining carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e) remains the same year on year except where changes are outlined.

Electricity

As...



CRP Launches New Urban Logistics Hub Webtool

Businesses, News – Friday, May 28th, 2021

Cross River Partnership (CRP) have launched their exciting new Urban Logistics Hub webtool, which seeks to facilitate collaboration between sustainable freight logistics companies and landowners across central London. Developed in response to a recent study, entitled ‘The Potential for Urban...



Annual Report released – our achievements in 2020

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, May 28th, 2021

CCCA members have once again shown their commitment to reducing their carbon emissions. In 2020, 76% of Alliance members who reported their energy data, reduced their carbon emissions by an average of 23%. This has contributed towards a 45% borough-wide reduction in carbon emissions since...



Reducing Carbon Emissions in the Workplace

Blog posts, Businesses, Case studies and blog posts – Friday, May 14th, 2021

Whether your business is a small boutique coffee shop on the edge of town or a large multinational conglomerate operating in several major cities, businesses have a fundamental role to play in facilitating the UK’s need to decarbonise to address the climate crisis. With lockdown restrictions set...



UK to Slash Emissions by 78% by 2035 in Sixth Carbon Budget

Businesses, News – Friday, May 7th, 2021

On Tuesday 20th April, the UK government announced it will reduce emissions by 78% by 2035 compared to 1990 levels in its sixth carbon budget – effective in law from June 2021. This suggests the UK will commit to the sharpest decline in greenhouse gas emissions of any major economy between 1990...



Join the Camden Clean Air Cycle on 30th May

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, May 7th, 2021

The Camden Clean Air Initiative (CCAI) invites all those who live, work or study in the borough to join their whole community bike ride event on Sunday 30th May, to celebrate cycling, cleaner air, and the London Borough of Camden.

Riders of all cycling abilities can join anywhere along the 22 km...



Feast With Us Crowdfunder Launched

Businesses, News, Third Sector – Friday, May 7th, 2021

London based food poverty alleviation charity – Feast With Us – launched their Aviva Community Fund to the public on the 5th May 2021 and hope to raise £2,500 by the 16th June 2021.

Feast With Us aims to provide long term food poverty relief in North West London by providing regular access to...



New Travel Plan Guide for Business

Businesses, News, Third Sector – Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

A new Travel Plan Guide for Business developed by CCCA and Camden Council has been released. As we leave lockdown and return to our workplaces, it is important that we continue to build upon the good work that has taken place to lower emissions and work towards a green recovery.

Having a travel...



LSDC launches report on London’s progress towards meeting the UN SDGs

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Monday, March 8th, 2021

London Sustainable Development Commission have launched a report on London’s progress towards meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.  The report is the first comprehensive assessment of London’s local contribution to the SDGs. It explores the collective contribution of...



LSDC webinar: London’s progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals 8th March 2021

Businesses, Events, Schools, Third Sector – Monday, March 1st, 2021

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set ambitious targets to create transformative social, economic and environmental progress by 2030 – the closest thing we have to a global sustainability strategy. But national governments cannot deliver the SDGs alone:  local government, businesses,...



Register for Solar Together 2021 before 23 March

Businesses, Case studies and blog posts – Monday, February 15th, 2021

Camden Council is working in partnership with the Mayor of London to deliver Solar Together Phase 4, a group-buying scheme for solar photovoltaic (PV) installation and battery storage. This year marks the third time that Camden has participated with the scheme.

The scheme invites households, small...



Retrofit Webinar Series: Retrofit for Businesses 25 Feb

Businesses, Events, Third Sector – Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
Register now for our free online event to learn about retrofit for businesses and the funding support available.

Join Camden Council and the Camden Climate Change Alliance for their upcoming webinar as part of the Retrofit Webinar Series, to focus on how Camden businesses can tackle...



Air Quality Webinar: Better air for your health, business and neighbourhood 11 Feb

Businesses, Events, Third Sector – Thursday, February 4th, 2021

Register now for our free online event on 11th February 10.30am – 11.45am to learn about indoor air quality for your business plus updates on the Camden Town Low Emission Neighbourhood.

About this Event

Join Camden Council and the Camden Climate Change Alliance for their upcoming webinar as...



Surplus food turned into meals – volunteers, funding & space required

Businesses, News, Third Sector – Friday, January 8th, 2021

FEAST With Us is a food poverty alleviation charity, working across Camden, Islington and Haringey in north London. Since 2015, FEAST With Us have been intercepting surplus food and collecting donations, and using it to cook delicious and nutritious meals for vulnerable people experiencing food...



Online: Climate Action Week – Camden Climate Pledge launch BEE Midtown 18th Nov

Businesses, Events, Third Sector, Uncategorized – Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Join the Camden Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) and BEE Midtown Business Improvement District as they launch the new Camden Climate Pledge initiative during London Climate Action Week.

The Camden Climate Pledge asks organisations to commit to doing all that they can to help contribute to a net zero...



Your views needed: support to reduce energy consumption

Businesses, News, Uncategorized – Monday, October 19th, 2020

The Mayor of London is seeking views from businesses on support they require and challenges they face in reducing energy consumption. To help, take the survey now by 13th November 2020.

 

Message from Shirley Rodrigues, Deputy Mayor Environment and Energy:

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and his...



National Clean Air Day – 8 October

Businesses, News, Uncategorized – Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Thursday 8 October is National Clean Air Day, the UK’s largest air pollution campaign, and Camden Council is reaffirming its commitment to improve air quality throughout the borough, to better protect the health of those who live, work and study in Camden.

Camden has committed to achieve the...



Important Changes to the Display Energy Certificate

Businesses, News – Thursday, October 8th, 2020

The Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations for England and Wales” came into effect on the 1st October 2008 and has since required all buildings within a certain criteria to present a valid Display Energy Certificate (DEC).

The criteria for to determine which buildings qualify are as...



Refill Refreshed! Reducing more packaging from 1st October

Businesses, News, Third Sector – Thursday, October 1st, 2020

The award-winning Refill campaign is expanding on 1st October to help tackle the problem of packaging.

  • The Refill campaign which has already saved 100 million pieces of plastic from our oceans expands, is to become the world’s first dedicated app to help people find locations to reuse and...


Clean Air Villages 3

Businesses, News – Monday, September 14th, 2020

Cross River Partnership (CRP) is delivering the Clean Air Villages 3 project (CAV3), funded by Defra’s Air Quality Grant, with Westminster City Council as the leading partner, to improve local air quality in 16 different London ‘villages’. CRP are pleased that Defra are supporting a...