20.11.2020

Making 'Climate Sense' of climate change adaptation frameworks and standards

On 19th November 2020, members heard from Professor John Dora and Doogie Black on how they can use frameworks and standards to start embedding climate change adaptation within their organisations. In particular they looked at ISO 14090, a new standard to help organisations become more resilient to climate impacts. 

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18.11.2020

Our partnership with the Architectural Heritage Fund

Fit for the Future is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) to support its grantees and loan clients embed sustainability at the heart of their projects. 

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02.11.2020

Five Years to Make a Difference - Woodland Creation for Net Zero

Chris Waterside, Carbon and Water Advisor at the Forestry Commission, shares his insights into woodland creation for net zero, and the pace at which we need to be delivering woodland creation in order to achieve UK net zero targets

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12.10.2020

How the National Trust and The Cooperative Group are meeting the net zero challenge head on

Achieving carbon net zero is the key challenge we all face in the next thirty years. Fit for the Future members are collaborating, sharing knowledge and delivering in order to meet this challenge. In our first online event since furlough, our member organisations The National Trust and The Cooperative Group share their experiences and progress. 

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21.09.2020

Welcome to our new members: Lambeth Council, Royal Armouries and Holkham Estate

This month we are delighted to welcome three new member organisations to Fit for the Future, representing the public, cultural and heritage sectors. They are joining us with a range of experiences and high ambitions to deliver on environmental responsibility and sustainability. 

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04.09.2020

Collaboration in a Covid World

Supporting our members and delivering our strategy in the context of Covid 19 means listening, responding and resetting ourselves for the challenges ahead. We remain committed to our mission and will be working alongside more partners, initiating new collaborations and becoming more resilient to ensure we support our members deliver rapid and transformational change.

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04.09.2020

UPDATE September 2020: Fit for the Future Up and Running Again

The Fit for the Future team have returned from furlough and have started the process of developing our services, activity and support in the changed context of Covid 19. 

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03.04.2020

UPDATE: Fit for the Future Furlough - activities now on hold

In these unprecedented times, Fit for the Future will be taking a temporary pause as the central team go on furlough. The team is very much looking forward to reconnecting with members, partners and friends in a few months time. 

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02.04.2020

Welcoming New Members: Ditchley Foundation, Portsmouth Cathedral & Centre for Alternative Technology

We are delighted to welcome three new organisations to our membership this spring. Ditchley Foundation, Portsmouth Cathedral & Centre for Alternative Technology. 

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25.03.2020

Our Virtual Events are Live: Sustainable Procurement with Nestlé and Chatsworth

Our events have now gone virtual and Sustainable Procurement: An Introduction, took place live online today. Despite not being able to visit Chatsworth House as planned, there was plenty of energy and interaction during our virtual meet up. Over 40 practitioners from organisations including RNLI, Guide Dogs, National Trust, Cancer Research UK and British Heart Foundation joined the call. They heard from Nestle’s Responsible Sourcing Manager, Robin Sundaram and Head of Value Chain Sustainability, Andrew Griffiths. Chatsworth House’s Sustainability Officer, Tom Hendry, then presented on Chatsworth estate's procurement policy.

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