Latest agenda and speaker line-up announced – Network Harvest 2017

Ros Kerslake and Sir Ed Davey announced as keynote speakers for this year’s Network Harvest – plus the latest agenda…

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Introducing our New Network Champion

The time has come to announce our latest Network Champion- someone who is doing outstanding sustainability work within their own organisation, and towards helping us achieve the Fit for the Future mission. 

We’re very pleased to introduce Miranda Campbell, the East of England’s Environmental Practices Adviser for the National Trust. We asked Miranda about some of the inspiring work she has been doing, and her future vision for a sustainable National Trust.

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How to Create a Sustainability Strategy

How can charities and not-for-profits go about developing a sustainability or environmental strategy geared towards success? At a recent meeting in Scotland, Fit for the Future members National Trust for Scotland, Scottish Canals, National Trust and Historic Environment Scotland shared their top tips on how to make it happen.

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Are Fit for the Future Members Adapting to Climate Change?

Our survey reveals 50% of Fit for the Future members are ‘not yet’ dealing with climate change adaptation as part of their role, ahead of a new Fit for the Future initiative to inspire action on this issue.

Climate-change adaptation measures
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Our ‘Buildings for the Future’ Conference

On Wednesday 5th July in the beautiful summer sunshine, people from all over the country representing a huge range of organisations gathered at The Watershed in Bristol to discuss all aspects of sustainable buildings.

Energy efficiency: modern building, Energy Efficiency
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From Harvest to Heat- Hot Topics

Representatives from land and property owning organisations came together at Chatsworth House last week for our most recent Fit for the Future Network event, From Harvest to Heat. Delegates hailed from member organisations including the RNLI, the National Trust, Peak District National Park, Chatsworth House, Canal & River Trust, Historic England, Thoresby Estate, and the John Muir Trust. Representatives from CIBSE and Ofgem also came along to share their expertise.

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Peer Power at Archbishop’s Palace

Fit for the Future members from National Trust and Historic England recently visited Lambeth Palace on a peer consultancy. They walked around the site and offered their experienced advice and ideas as the Palace begins its journey to sustainability.

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Good News!

June has been a great month for Good News and success stories from some of our Network members.

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Jurgen Huber

Nuclear, wind farms and Bauhaus barges – a renewable journey by our very own Network member, Jurgen Huber.

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Stories of change: The return of hydro-electricity to Cragside

After more than a century the story of hydro-electricity at Cragside, Northumberland, the former home of English industrialist and philanthropist Sir William Armstrong, has been brought back to life by the National Trust.

Hydro power
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