Farms for City Children save several thousand pounds in consultancy fees and create green strategic plan thanks to advice from fellow members, the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
Historic England collaborate will fellow Fit for the Future practitioners to produce best-practice guidance for renewable energy heat pumps
West Suffolk Council saves thousands by visiting peer projects instead of going to consultants, and install a biomass boiler for renewable heat
Field Studies Council save approximately £10k in energy costs through Fit for the Future’s Energy Management group
The Canal River Trust secure funding for their first in-house hydro project
Chatsworth House install 15 biomass systems producing over 1 million KWH and saving 271 tCO2e.
Kew Gardens prepared to power up renewable heat project thanks to advice from Network members
Scottish Canals launch their first Environment Strategy with help and advice from Network peers
RNLI collaborate with National Trust and contribute to government guidance
Adnams develop innovative sustainable solutions thanks to ideas sparked at Fit for the Future site visits and events
And see what a difference you could make...
In July 2019 a number of members gathered to share and learn about developing a successful sustainability strategy. This follow on event will support those still putting together their strategies, but will also look at how we embed these across an organisation and ensure that we can start to deliver their objectives.
The challenge of setting Net Zero targets in the charity sector and beyond
'Net zero' is becoming an increasingly familiar term, with political parties, public bodies and businesses using it to frame their decarbonisation targets. As the climate crisis becomes increasingly urgent and the public look to every sector to understand how they are responding, many UK charities and organisations are announcing net zero goals too. It's a way to demonstrate commitment, and align with the 1.5 degrees pathway laid out by the IPCC. But what needs to be considered when setting a target, and what are the challenges? At our most recent Energy Managers meeting (a special interest group for practitioners working specifically to manage energy within their organisations) participants delved into this topic. We bring you some of the key questions and considerations discussed.