Fit for the Future 'Sustainable Projects' series off to flying start

From responsible retrofit to sustainable materials, the new Fit for the Future 'Sustainable Projects' event series for 2021 has been a big success with large numbers of members taking part. Catch up here.

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From Renewable Energy to Carbon Offsetting, Fit for the Future virtual events stack up well

It has been a busy time for the network with Fit for the Future members attending our diverse range of virtual events in recent weeks. Find out more about what we've covered here.

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Launching Fit for the Future's Events Programme for 2021

We are delighted to announce next year's event line-up, featuring a new sustainable project series and speakers from WSP, Thrive Renewables and Forestry England. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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