Third Sector

Free air quality sensors for communities – apply now

Community, News, Third Sector – Tuesday, August 30th, 2022

The Breathe Community London Programme are looking for community groups across London who would be interested in receiving and hosting a fully funded Breathe London air quality monitoring Node.

The three year programme aims to provide sixty fully funded Nodes to community groups and organisations...



Online Event: Business Climate Challenge Camden Launch 18 Aug

Businesses, Events, Third Sector – Friday, July 29th, 2022

Join the Camden Climate Change Alliance Consortium for the official borough-wide launch of the Business Climate Challenge

The CCCA and consortium partners: Camden Town Unlimited, Central District Alliance, Euston Town BID, Hatton Garden BID and the Knowledge quarter will collectively recruit 50...



Camden Air Quality Sensor Network Launches 30 June

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

The public launch of the ‘Camden Sensor Network’, a hyper-local air quality monitoring network comprising of 227 sensors located throughout the borough will take place on 30th June. AirScape have been working with Camden Council and the Camden Clean Air Initiative to create this innovative...



Calculate your carbon footprint – 2022 carbon conversion factors released

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

Carbon conversion factors for 2022 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.

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Acting for Cleaner Air: event held in Somers Town

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

Clean Air Day saw the Somers Town Future Neighbourhoods team and partners showcase how we can individually and collectively help clean the air we breathe in Camden and protect our health, with an ‘Acting for cleaner air’ event in the heart of Somers Town.

The event featured Camden Council’s...



Get involved! National Clean Air Day 16 June

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Monday, May 30th, 2022

Thursday 16th June is National Clean Air Day (NCAD) – the UK’s largest air pollution campaign.  It brings together schools, communities, businesses, and the health sector to improve public understanding of air pollution and its adverse effects.  

Air pollution is the biggest environmental...



Call for proposals: free space in Kilburn Town Centre available

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, March 25th, 2022

Camden Council and Transport for London, in partnership with the Mayor of London’s High Streets for All Challenge, are seeking to identify a partner with the ideas and capacity to bring to life a vacant premises in Kilburn’s Town Centre.

2c Maygrove Road is opposite Kilburn Tube station,...



Defra Public Consultation: Environment Act 2021 Targets

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, March 24th, 2022

On 16 March the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) launched a public consultation about its plans for new environmental targets under the Environment Act 2021. Defra is seeking views on its proposed targets, and the consultation is open until Wednesday 11 May.

The...



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...



Your ideas needed – improving air quality in Camden

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, January 27th, 2022

Camden Council would love to hear your ideas for improving air quality in Camden, to help inform their new Action Plan to bring clean air for all who live, work and study in the borough.

Air quality is the largest environmental risk for health in the UK, and exposure to air pollution from...



Annual energy data reporting deadline extended to 11 Feb 2022

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, January 27th, 2022

Due to challenges businesses and other organisations have been facing due to covid, the annual CCCA energy reporting deadline has been extended to Friday 11th February 2022.

By reporting your energy data, you will be contributing to the 2021 CCCA annual report. You will also have the opportunity...



Free Event: 3rd and 10th Feb 2022 Sharing Space Pop Up Somers Town

Businesses, Events, News, Schools, Third Sector – Monday, January 17th, 2022

CCCA partners Camden Think & Do are holding a Sharing Space Pop Up at Somers Town Community Association Cafe 10am-5pm on Thursday 3rd & 10th February. It’s free to attend and includes:

  • Free tea & cake,
  • Free surplus lunch from Refugee Community Kitchen,
  • Clothes swap rail, book swap shelf,
  • Double...


Connecting business with the community ‘Climate Connectors’ partnership

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, November 25th, 2021

The CCCA have partnered with local climate and social action community group Think and Do, to help further foster collaboration between businesses and the community on sustainability projects.

Taking forward the collaboration theme from COP26, the Climate Connectors provides a pathway for...



Now open: annual member energy data reporting

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, November 25th, 2021

CCCA’s energy data reporting cycle is now open. Businesses, third sector organisations and schools with sites based in the borough are able to report energy and sustainability data. By reporting you will be contributing to the 2021 CCCA annual report, where we collectively disclose member carbon...



Celebrating climate action event held in Camden during COP26

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector, Uncategorized – Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

On 3rd November climate action in Camden and across London more widely was celebrated at a special COP26 event hosted by SamsungKX.

The event brought together over 80 individuals from businesses, community groups and residents to further foster knowledge sharing and collaboration to inspire more...



Grants available up to £20k for green space community projects

News, Third Sector – Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

Applications for the Groundwork Our Space Award (OSA) are open until 15th December. The OSA includes grants from £500 – £20,000 that aim to help Londoners clean and green the city through active community engagement and participation, increasing a sense of community ownership over shared...



Camden Eco Champions Awards – Nominations open

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Monday, October 18th, 2021

Do you know an eco champion? Is there someone in the Camden community who goes above and beyond to protect our environment? If yes, then nominate them for the Camden Clean Air Initiative Eco Champion awards.

These awards seek to reward the ecological achievements of anyone in Camden. They aim to...



COP26 Celebration Event – 3rd November 2021 – Registrations Open

Businesses, Events, News, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, October 8th, 2021

Camden Council and the Camden Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) are hosting a celebration event on Wednesday 3rd November at SamsungKX, Coal Drops Yard, Kings Cross to mark the 26th United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP26).

COP26 will take place in Glasgow from 31 October – 12 November 2021...



Veolia Sustainability Fund Closes 31 Oct

News, Third Sector – Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

Applications for up to £1,000 are open for any not-for-profit organisation, community group or individuals who have a project to improve the environment.  Apply to Camden Council’s waste partner Veolia’s Sustainability Fund to help your idea come to life.

You could receive up to £1,000...



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...



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...



Grow Back Greener Funding Available

News, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, July 2nd, 2021

Applications are now open for the 2021 Grow Back Greener Fund, co-funded by the Mayor of London and Thames Water. Applications are open to civil society organisations, local authorities and schools.

 

COVID-19 has demonstrated just how important the city’s amazing green spaces are for...



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...



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...



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...



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,...



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...



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...