Do you enjoy working with others, visiting some extraordinary places, and delivering sustainable solutions? This could be the job for you! Fit for the Future is recruiting for a temporary Project Officer, to lead our exciting events programme, support our members and demonstrate our impact. What you’ll be doing You’ll be part of a small and dedicated team that manage Fit for the Future Network, an innovative project set up in partnership with sustainable energy charity Ashden and hosted by National Trust. You’ll work closely with Network members – hundreds of environmental practitioners from some of the UK’s largest charities and land-owning organisations, helping them to share best practice and encourage collaboration. You’ll do this by creating and managing a range of events for Network members, including workshops, conferences and site visits to see renewable energy projects in actions. Fit for the Future Network is also at an exciting point of development, you’ll play your part in developing the membership offer to help take the Network to a new stage in its development. Who we’re looking for You’re a natural enabler, seeing opportunities and using your initiative to make them happen. You will have strong event management experience and be a real people person, able to enthuse new and potential members to play a full part in the Network. You will have managed a number of events and are confident with the processes involved beforehand, during the day and afterwards; the prospect of facilitating or travelling around the UK to deliver these events is fine with you. You are highly sociable; the kind of person who loves to meet people and are interested in hearing about the projects and organisations they are involved with. Last but not least, you should be passionate about sustainability and keeping abreast of the latest technologies, innovations and policy changes happening within the sector Click here to apply for the job, or phone 07483 335444 for further information....Read More
The Head of Finance and Sustainability at Adnams provides members with a guide to the business case for sustainabilityRead More
For Climate Coalition’s Show the Love campaign we’re bringing you some heart-warming and hope-inspiring stories of positive change from five organisations within our network. Check out these uplifting examples of how organisations are reducing emissions, switching to clean energy, and leading the way when it comes to operating without damaging the environment.Read More
The billions of coffee cups that are thrown away every year, mostly ending up in landfill, have been making headlines recently as MPs propose a 25p ‘latte levy’. Plastic waste has also been in the spotlight as alarming statistics surface: Europeans generate 25m tonnes of plastic waste annually, but less than 30% is collected for recycling.
Many Fit for the Future members are already challenging industry norms when it comes to finding practical solutions to the problems of single-use packaging and coffee cups. Here are some of our favourite examplesRead More
The notes from our latest waste and energy management special interest groups are now available to download.Read More