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					Tackling Climate Change in your own Organisation: Attendees Ranking of Progress


Ranking on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 is no work undertaken in this area and 5 is lots of
successful progress made

Salford Strategic Partnership

                                                                                     Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                     1
Don’t own buildings as an entity
Reducing transport energy use                                                        1

Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                            1

Reducing waste                                                                       1

Influencing others
Supporting this initiative! Including policy in sustainable community strategy and
LAA; SCS linked to LDF.
Adapting to the effects of climate change
LSP agreed- LAA indicator and will monitor performance strategically
What are you doing really well?
Good networks
What do you have problems with?
Co-ordinating activity effort and delivery

Claremont/ Weaste Community Committee

                                                                                     Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings

Reducing transport energy use
Encourage sharing of lifts to meetings
Procuring lower carbon goods and services

Reducing waste
Distributing information electronically
Influencing others
Disseminating information
Adapting to the effects of climate change

What are you doing really well?

What do you have problems with?
Increasing spread of knowledge

GMWDA

                                                                                     Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                     3

Reducing transport energy use                                                        4
Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                          3
New buildings
Reducing waste                                                                     4
Campaigns/ Behaviour change
technology
Influencing others
Technologies
Adapting to the effects of climate change                                          1

What are you doing really well?
Behaviour change
Technologies to impact on CC
What do you have problems with?
Buildings- rented not owned

Community Committee

                                                                                   Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                   4
Insulation- walls and roof. Energy lamps, no lights on machines left on. Modern
boiler
Reducing transport energy use
Use public transport whenever possible or walk
Procuring lower carbon goods and services
Yes but mainly about Fairtrade, helping African farmers increases CO 2 emissions
as goods are transported
Reducing waste
Very good at not throwing away food
Influencing others
Do my best
Adapting to the effects of climate change

What are you doing really well?
The above
What do you have problems with?
Communications- joined up thinking and working. If people knew enough about CC they would be
more likely to cooperate.

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
                                                                                   Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                   4
New buildings compliant with L2A and BREEAM (good/ excellent). Energy
efficiency/ reduction: 6% carbon reduction in last year
Reducing transport energy use                                                      3
Green travel plan in place
Incentive arrangements for staff (e.g. salary sacrifice)
Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                          2
Supply chain for PFI (new buildings)
Reducing waste                                                                     4
Good recycling policy and programme
Influencing others

Adapting to the effects of climate change                                          4
Flood plan
What are you doing really well?
New building, recycling, energy reduction
What do you have problems with?
Supply chain, patient travel

GMPTE

                                                                                     Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                     4
Future buildings will aim for BREEAM excellent. Moved to new office building-
automatic lighting, zonal lighting etc. Solar power on bus shelters. Now have
energy manager- improving monitoring
Reducing transport energy use                                                        5
Staff travel is 77% by sustainable modes. Cycle purchase scheme.
Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                            2

Reducing waste                                                                       3
Recycling in place at most locations
Influencing others                                                                   4
GMPTE promotes the use of public transport. Bid to sustainable travel cities for a
big smarter choices programme in GM.
Advises Salford planners on public transport in new development (location,
promotion, design etc)
Adapting to the effects of climate change                                            3

What are you doing really well?
ISO 14001 certified
Travel planning
Carbon footprint has been calculated
What do you have problems with?
Revenue funding for behaviour change initiatives

GMW NUSFT

                                                                                     Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings
Insulating buildings, ground source heat pump, double glazing, low energy bulb
Reducing transport energy use
CSR strategy which includes travel plan, get to work scheme
Procuring lower carbon goods and services
NUS local procurement strategy
Reducing waste
Recycling of new items i.e. furniture
Influencing others
Partnerships with service providers, cc groups, council of governors
Adapting to the effects of climate change
Green areas for rain water run off.
What are you doing really well?
Innovation, replacing new technologies
What do you have problems with?
Funding, limited resources away from patient care

Salford PCT

                                                                                     Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                       3

Reducing transport energy use                                                          3

Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                              2

Reducing waste                                                                         2

Influencing others                                                                     2

Adapting to the effects of climate change                                              2

What are you doing really well?
Reducing energy use in buildings is our best area in new builds
What do you have problems with?
Reducing waste due to inefficient processes.

ENER-G/ CMR

                                                                                       Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                       4
Advise clients via energy reduction plans, CRG CT standard
Reducing transport energy use                                                          1
Little influence on travel/ transport
Our travel plan non-existent
Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                              2
Some influence on goods procurement through advice on long-term carbon
strategy
Reducing waste                                                                         2
Some influences on waste-streams
Influencing others                                                                     4
Clients strongly influenced by ENER-G advice and carbon strategies
Adapting to the effects of climate change                                              1
Nothing done in way of adaptation
What are you doing really well?
Advising clients
What do you have problems with?
Doing anything to reduce our own carbon footprint!

Red Rose Forest

                                                                                       Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                       2

Reducing transport energy use                                                          2
Encouraging cycling, but struggle with landlord re showers and bike storage
Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                              1

Reducing waste                                                                         3
Office recycling
Influencing others                                                                     4
In relation to adaptation. Working on national pilot with SCC and EA in lower Kersal
and Spike Island
Adapting to the effects of climate change                                              5
This is our main area of activity as an environmental organisation- influencing
others.
What are you doing really well?
Working with communities to green their neighbourhoods this helps with both mitigation and
adaptation.
What do you have problems with?
Funding and sometimes convincing some key decision makers.

University of Salford (not a corporate response!)

                                                                                         Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                         2
Especially in older buildings, inefficient heating
Reducing transport energy use                                                            3
Selective parking tariffs for staff to encourage one/ two day a week public transport.
Cycle storage facilities. Introducing split campus
Procuring lower carbon goods and services

Reducing waste                                                                          2
Recycling paper everywhere, need better to deal with electronics, glass bottles
Influencing others                                                                      2
Through education, good, be very good if expanded
Adapting to the effects of climate change                                               2
Very limited air conditioning, much tarmac on car parks- but limited car parking
What are you doing really well?
Lots of very good research in buildings/ sustainable development and climate change. Good
teaching of such topics- not necessarily with local links
What do you have problems with?
Need very strongly to develop a collective interest in low carbon economy, and to roll out a plan
with which people from across the university engage. Limited behaviour change.

University

                                                                                         Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                         4
Switch off campaigns etc.
Reducing transport energy use                                                            3
                                          nd
Compiled 5 year travel plan and starting 2 one- 16 objectives 11 agreed
Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                                3
Working towards procurement policy
Reducing waste                                                                           4
More recycling around the university
Influencing others                                                                       3
By doing i.e. awareness- encourage others
Adapting to the effects of climate change                                                2

What are you doing really well?
Energy reduction (demand)
What do you have problems with?
Influencing 19,000 students

Groundwork

                                                                                         Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                               3
Already low and have action plan through BS 8555
Reducing transport energy use                                                  2
Bike store, showers, bike to work
Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                      3
Writing a ‘Green Design Guide’
Training architects to use green materials
Reducing waste                                                                 4
100% office waste
Influencing others                                                             4
Enworks
Training designers/ LAs to use low carbon products
Adapting to the effects of climate change                                      4
Landscape architects trained in design to mitigate climate change
What are you doing really well?
Influencing others
What do you have problems with?
Funding ways to explain climate change cause and effect to people
Promoting our services to businesses

Groundwork

                                                                               Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings
Advice to SMEs (Enworks)
Behaviour change training
Reducing transport energy use
Enworks
Travel planning (individual)
Procuring lower carbon goods and services

Reducing waste
Enworks
Influencing others
Enworks
Community behaviour change
Adapting to the effects of climate change
Capital adaptation programmes
Community skills development
What are you doing really well?
Developing employment led response
New Green New Deal
What do you have problems with?


Central Salford URC

                                                                               Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings
Recycle paper etc
Switch off light and computers and copiers etc
Need to speak to the landlord
Reducing transport energy use
Working on central Salford Integrated Transport Strategy to promote cycling/
walking- Irwell City Park
Funding for bus routes/ rail travel metrolink extension Mediacity:UK
Procuring lower carbon goods and services
Promote with partners
Reducing waste
Salford recycling bins
Influencing others
Business and community groups. Private sector- investors/ developers
Adapting to the effects of climate change
Consider with regeneration projects
What are you doing really well?
Embedded in planning guidance/ frameworks. Encourage partners to undertake BREEAM
excellent/ very good developments and achieve codes for sustainable homes.
What do you have problems with?
Capturing the benefits. Promoting and communicating what can be done, benefits and funding.
Create equality across Salford. Encourage behavioural change, modes of transport etc.
Resources- people and funding for works.

Energy Saving Trust

                                                                                    Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings

Reducing transport energy use

Procuring lower carbon goods and services

Reducing waste

Influencing others
Behaviour change surgeries/ events for staff in businesses, local authorities and
communities
Adapting to the effects of climate change

What are you doing really well?
Freephone (national) 0800 512012 information on energy efficiency/ renewable energy/ transport/
carbon reduction for domestic households.
What do you have problems with?


Salford City Council

                                                                                    Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                                    4
Good work in council owned buildings. Would hope to be excellent when the carbon
management plan is implemented
Reducing transport energy use                                                       2
Travel Plan is in the process of being investigated
Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                           2
Plans in place probably not instigated as the should be
Reducing waste                                                                      4
Very good progress, all households now have recycling facilities.
Influencing others                                                                  2
We need to work on this with external businesses
Adapting to the effects of climate change                                           3
What are you doing really well?
Energy management/ reducing CO2 in council operations
What do you have problems with?
Communicating to the wider community

Salford City Council

                                                                          Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                          4

Reducing transport energy use                                             3

Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                 2

Reducing waste                                                            4

Influencing others                                                        3

Adapting to the effects of climate change                                 4

What are you doing really well?
Energy Use
Strategy
Forward thinking
What do you have problems with?
Bringing partners on board

SCC- Environment Directorate

                                                                          Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                          3
Carbon management programme- voltage optimisation, loft and cavity wall
insulation, turn it off campaign
Reducing transport energy use                                             2
Cycle 2 work
Linking into a new council travel plan
School travel plans
Procuring lower carbon goods and services

Reducing waste                                                            3
Internal recycling trial service for main council buildings
Marketing to staff
Influencing others
Schools- eco schools programme
Communities- environmental task groups etc
Adapting to the effects of climate change

What are you doing really well?
Carbon management plan
Working group i.e. carbon management group
What do you have problems with?
Funding re waste commitments (internally)
Community engagement
SCC Environment and Climate Change

                                                                          Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings
Carbon Management plan
Reducing transport energy use
Travel Plans
Cycle to work scheme
Procuring lower carbon goods and services
Investigating procurement of low carbon fleet vehicles funding
Reducing waste
Encouraging office waste recycling
Influencing others
Switch if off campaigns
Adapting to the effects of climate change
Strategic flood risk assessment
What are you doing really well?
Work on linking together the climate change agenda with new development
What do you have problems with?
Linking everything together to make holistic strategies

Salford CC

                                                                          Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                          4
Carbon Reduction Programme
Energy Audit
Reducing transport energy use                                             3
Travel plan
Healthy Walks promotion
Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                 2
‘Green’ purchasing scheme
Reducing waste                                                            4
Reuse of construction materials.
Energy efficiency
Influencing others                                                        2
Planning policy
Adapting to the effects of climate change                                 4
Flood forum addressing flood and water management bill
What are you doing really well?
40% carbon reduction plan
What do you have problems with?
Community involvement on this agenda

SCC
                                                                          Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                          3

Reducing transport energy use                                             3

Procuring lower carbon goods and services                                 2

Reducing waste                                                            2
Influencing others                                                2

Adapting to the effects of climate change                         2

What are you doing really well?
Planning for the future
Preparing population for changes
What do you have problems with?
Finance for individuals and businesses (pay back times)
Technological implementation

No name
                                                                  Ranking
Reducing energy use in buildings                                  5
Decent homes- insulation 4500 homes c.west. All cavity walls.
Switch campaign- behaviour change- raising levels of efficiency
Reducing transport energy use                                     6
‘Promoting cycle to work’
Pool cars
Procuring lower carbon goods and services

Reducing waste                                                    1
Recycling programmes both to general public/ in-home recycling
Influencing others                                                4
Need more joined up approach
Adapting to the effects of climate change
Changing use of greenspace to mitigate/ adapt to cc effects
What are you doing really well?
Raising awareness
What do you have problems with?


Offers of help/ interest expressed (Post-it notes)

Phillippa, GMWDA
Community involvement in CC agenda

				
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