Building an environmentally sustainable cultural estate with Julie’s Bicycle

We’re excited to be working in partnership with Julie’s Bicycle to host a one day event funded by Arts Council England, which will explore the opportunities and challenges of climate change adaptation and mitigation for cultural and heritage buildings.

Eenergy efficiency: heritage retrofit
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Network Wins at Business Green Leaders Awards 2016

We’re extremely chuffed to report that Fit for the Future Network scooped a Business Green Leaders award at the ceremony last night, winning in the Employee Engagement Campaign of the Year category. The Network was recognised for its achievements in engaging almost 1,000 environmental practitioners from 106 different organisations in 2015 in order to foster collaboration and knowledge-sharing to drive energy efficiency and renewables projects.

Behaviour change programme
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Feel Good News Feed

If you’re in need of a clean energy boost, look no further. The Network is packed with positive stories, brought to you every month through our Feel Good News Feed.

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A Stirling Approach to Sustainability- In Pictures

Fit for the Future Network were in sunny Stirling, Scotland earlier in the month to see how Historic Environment Scotland are future proofing their historic buildings and getting underway with an ambitious new-build. Here’s the visit in pictures, with blue skies all the way!

Water and Waste, Energy/ Environmental monitoring and reporting, Energy Efficiency, Eenergy efficiency: heritage retrofit, LED lighting installs, Climate-change adaptation measures
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Network Shortlisted for National Award

We’re very pleased to report that the Fit for the Future Network has been shortlisted for a 2016 BusinessGreen Leaders Award.

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Network Good News Feed

Good things are coming your way as we release this month’s news feed. Read on for positive stories coming out of the Network and examples of the great work being done by our members.

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Puppy Power! Going Green at Guide Dogs

We welcome new members, the charity Guide Dogs, whose mission is ensuring that when someone loses their sight, they don’t lose their freedom as well. For the charity, reducing their impact on the environment, has brought many benefits including freeing up valuable funds to assist more people with sight loss feel independent and supported in the world.

Biomass, Water and Waste, Waste Management solutions, Energy Efficiency, Behaviour change programme, Energy, Waste, Sustainable procurement, Waste minimisation
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Introducing our new Network Champion

Choosing a Network Champion is all about recognising the outstanding work being done by an individual within the Network, both for their own organisation and the Fit for the Future group as a whole.We are very pleased to announce our first Network Champion of 2016, Sarah Alsbury, Environmental Manager at RSPB. Sarah’s role is all about saving nature in the greenest way possible. From nurdles and vehicle design to the environmental impacts of wellingtons, there’s never a dull day! We interview Sarah for insight into her work, achievements and future vision for sustainability at RSPB.

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Network Good News Feed

As the bank holiday becomes a hazy memory and the final crumbs of your ethically-sourced Easter egg are consumed, fear not! More good things are coming your way as we release this month’s news feed. Read on for positive stories coming out of the Network and examples of the great work being done by members.

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Moving Forward with Renewables: The Community Energy Movement

“The cat’s out of the bag when it comes to community energy, the movement’s started.”
Community energy had a big part to play at the Regen SW Smart Energy Marketplace event on the 17th March at Sandy Park, Exeter. There was a lot of buzz around community energy, engaging with the community and some lessons shared!

Renewable energy, Sourcing funding to deliver projects
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