Case studies and blog posts

Celebrating Climate Action Case Study: Little Village Camden

Case studies and blog posts – Friday, July 29th, 2022

Little Village is volunteer powered and similar to a foodbank, but for clothes, toys and equipment for babies and children up to the age of 5. It has grown to be one of the largest ‘baby banks’ in the UK, supporting over 11,000 children since launching in 2016.

Tackling the climate crisis:


Celebrating Climate Action Case Study: Park the Plastic

Case studies and blog posts – Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Park the Plastic is run by Plastic Free West Hampstead. It is part of the Plastic Free Communities (PFC) campaign launched by Surfers Against Sewage a few years ago. PFC encourages community leaders to implement the campaign in their local area. There are targets to meet before declaring an area...

Celebrating Climate Action Case Study: The Story Garden

Case studies and blog posts – Tuesday, May 31st, 2022

Global Generation are an Educational charity, which works together with local children and young people, businesses, residents and families in to create healthy, integrated and environmentally responsible communities. The Story Garden project:

  • Connects people of all ages to nature in the middle...

Celebrating Climate Action Case Study: Energy Garden

Case studies and blog posts – Tuesday, April 26th, 2022

Energy Garden is a Community Benefit Society that supports communities to install and maintain gardens on railway stations across London. Community-owned renewable energy generates revenue to fund the gardens and education programmes.

Since 2015, Energy Garden has secured funding to negotiate...

Celebrating Climate Action Case Study: Refugee Community Kitchen 

Case studies and blog posts – Thursday, March 31st, 2022

Refugee community kitchen was set up in response to the refugee crisis in Northern France in 2015 and they are still there today serving 2000 meals. They have now served over 3.5 million meals all prepared by amazing teams of volunteers.

It fast became evident that food being donated to Calais was...

Celebrating climate action: Camden Recycling Rewards

Case studies and blog posts – Tuesday, February 15th, 2022

Jump are engagement specialists helping organisations reach their sustainability and wellness targets.  They are supporting Camden Council to drive up recycling and reduce waste through Camden Recycling Rewards – a digital engagement programme which rewards residents for reducing the amount they...

Camden Climate Action Showcase: E-brochure

Businesses, Case studies and blog posts, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, January 28th, 2022

Read more about the inspiring climate action work in our Celebrating Climate Action in Camden e-brochure!

To mark COP26 we called for organisations, community groups and schools to submit examples of their climate action work in Camden and across London. We sought to continue to share the best in...

Submissions for COP26 Celebration Showcase – 3rd November 2021

Businesses, Case studies and blog posts, Events, News, Schools, Third Sector, Uncategorized – Friday, September 17th, 2021

As part of our celebration event and to mark all of the fantastic climate action work that is going on in Camden and across London, we are calling for organisations, community groups and schools to submit examples of their climate action work. We want to share the best in carbon reduction efforts...

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...

Anti-Idling at Brecknock Primary School: Case Study

Case studies and blog posts, Schools – Monday, June 7th, 2021

Idling Action London is a London-wide behaviour change campaign, led by Camden Council, which is helping to reduce localised air pollution caused by motorists leaving their engines running when parked.

Encouraging people to switch off by educating them about the health impacts of air pollution,...

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...

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...

Camden Business and Family Cargo Bike Scheme

Case studies and blog posts – Friday, February 12th, 2021

Camden Council supports businesses that want to cut down on car or van use and move forward with sustainable transport and parents who want to adopt healthy, sustainable travel with their young children.

The Council are therefore offering cargo bikes to try for one month for free if you have a...

School best practice – Sustainable travel at University College School (UCS)

Case studies and blog posts, Schools – Monday, December 7th, 2020

UCS has been working closely with Sustrans’ BikeIt program and Green School Runs to encourage sustainable travel amongst he school community with the aim of working towards going carbon zero by 2030

UCS entered a 2-year BikeIt program in Sept 2020 to increase enthusiasm for active travel, with a...

Cargo Bike Trial: Success for UCL

Case studies and blog posts – Friday, September 11th, 2020

The Mail & Courier Services Team of University College London (UCL) are currently using the Camden cargo bikes to deliver essential mail and parcels across UCL, including items such as blood samples, to University College London Hospital on Euston Road.

The Camden Cargo Bike Network provides free...

Partnerships delivering community energy in Camden

Case studies and blog posts, Schools – Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Power Up North London Director, Ben Pearce, provides an update on the Hampstead solar project – a successful partnership bringing benefits to the local community and reducing carbon.

Following a successful community share offer which raised £46,000, 48kW of solar panels were installed at...

Air Quality and COVID-19, what’s next in Camden?

Case studies and blog posts, News – Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Senior Air Quality Officer at Camden Council, Tom Parkes, provides an analysis of the recent impact of lockdown on air quality in the borough and on-going actions the Council is taking.

The introduction of coronavirus lockdown measures in London has had a significant impact on air quality in the...

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

Case studies and blog posts – 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 and blog posts – 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 and blog posts – 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...

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

Case studies and blog posts – Friday, July 20th, 2018

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

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

Phoenix Artist Club – Following a sustainable path

Case studies and blog posts – Friday, July 20th, 2018


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

About Phoenix Artist...

Effective meetings that are good for business and environment

Case studies and blog posts – Sunday, June 17th, 2018

London Video Conferencing ‘Travel for fun. Not for business’

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

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

Case studies and blog posts – 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; Colyer...

Premium member case study: Beck Greener

Case studies and blog posts – 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...

Premium members case study: The Wesley Hotel

Case studies and blog posts – Monday, October 30th, 2017

The Wesley is recognised as the First Ethical Hotel in the UK and is located near Euston. It has become established as one of central London’s fastest emerging independent hospitality and accommodation brands, since its rebranding in May 2013. Building on a rich Methodist heritage dating back to...

Premium members case study: Optimum

Case studies and blog posts – Tuesday, July 18th, 2017


Optimum is a building services management company offering a range of mechanical and electrical building services. Joining the CCCA as a premium member in April 2016, Optimum has benefited from the advice, pro-active support and resources offered including a sustainability pathway and...

MEMBERS SUCCESSES: Troup Bywaters + Anders case study

Case studies and blog posts, News – Thursday, October 13th, 2016


Troup Bywaters + Anders

TB + A are a nationwide building services engineering and design consultancy. Sustainability is embedded within their business and is a key part of their business strategy, they have been CCCA members since 2011. Since joining they have been involved in Alliance events,...

OUR SUCCESSES – client case studies

Case studies and blog posts – Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

From 2008/09 – 2014/15 CCCA have helped Camden businesses save over 27,700 tonnes of carbon equating to over £5 million in savings, and we continue to work together to make reductions. One of most recent client case studies is our Premium Member Sheppard Robson

Case study: Sheppard Robson