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NetZero Carbon toolkitNetZero Carbon toolkit

Cotswold District Council
Created 2 months ago
This toolkit has been created to make Net Zero carbon new build and retrofit more accessible. It has been created for building professionals (developers, contractors, architects and engineers) and is also relevant to self -builders, planning officers and other housing professionals. Although it can be used by homeowners, it is aimed at those who already have some knowledge or experience of construction.This toolkit has been created to make Net Zero carbon new build and retrofit more accessible. It has been created for building professionals (developers, contractors, architects and engineers) and is also relevant to sel...

Climate Action Co-Benefits ToolkitClimate Action Co-Benefits Toolkit

Ashden
Updated 3 months ago
The toolkit supports local authorities and others on their climate change ambitions. It demonstrates how action on climate change can deliver many local benefits, including improved health, increased equity and social cohesion, economic opportunities and increased resilience.The toolkit supports local authorities and others on their climate change ambitions. It demonstrates how action on climate change can deliver many local benefits, including improved health, increased equity and social co...

Arup – You’ve Declared a Climate Emergency… What Next? (2019)Arup – You’ve Declared a Climate Emergency… What Next? (2019)

ARUP
Updated 3 months ago
Purpose: Arup have produced a short guide on ways to tackle the challenges of declaring a climate emergency. They have created a breakdown of nine key steps to developing effective climate action plans and implementation.Purpose: Arup have produced a short guide on ways to tackle the challenges of declaring a climate emergency. They have created a breakdown of nine key steps to developing effective climate action plans and implementation...

Cost Benefit AnalysisCost Benefit Analysis

GMCA
Created 3 months ago
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Research Team (formerly New Economy) has pioneered the development of a cost benefit analysis (CBA) methodology that has become nationally leading in its approach to articulating the fiscal, economic and social value of interventions. The methodology has been subject to an ongoing process of development since it was initially developed in 2011, and was adopted as supplementary guidance to...The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Research Team (formerly New Economy) has pioneered the development of a cost benefit analysis (CBA) methodology that has become nationally leading in its approach to artic...

Establishing public-private Joint Ventures and partnerships for investment in and delivery of energy schemesEstablishing public-private Joint Ventures and partnerships for investment in and delivery of energy schemes

Midlands Energy Hub
Created 3 months ago
This document sets out a high-level approach to the consideration, development and opportunity of Joint Ventures (JV) for public / private partnerships in energy projects. Developing a mutually beneficial relationship between the public and private sector working on energy related projects is expected to become increasingly critical. Local Authorities are setting ambitious carbon reduction targets and local and regional economies develo...This document sets out a high-level approach to the consideration, development and opportunity of Joint Ventures (JV) for public / private partnerships in energy projects. Developing a mutually beneficial relationship be...

EPC Pre-checkEPC Pre-check

guarantEE
Created 3 months ago
The EPC model guarantees energy savings produced by a project. The savings are often sufficient to finance the full cost of the project. This low risk financing mechanism is fast proving to be a promising way to help building owners and users to substantially increase savings and bring project ambitions within reach.The EPC model guarantees energy savings produced by a project. The savings are often sufficient to finance the full cost of the project. This low risk financing mechanism is fast proving to be a promising way to help bui...

RE:FitRE:Fit

Local Partnerships
Created 3 months ago
The Re:fit programme is a procurement initiative for public bodies wishing to implement energy efficiency measures and local energy generation projects on their assets, with support to assist you in the development and delivery of the schemes. These measures improve the energy performance of assets. As a result, carbon emissions can be reduced, substantial guaranteed annual cost savings achieved, and income generated.The Re:fit programme is a procurement initiative for public bodies wishing to implement energy efficiency measures and local energy generation projects on their assets, with support to assist you in the development and d...

How to issue Green BondsHow to issue Green Bonds

C40 Cities
Created 3 months ago
Green bonds are like other bonds in every way except that the funds generated are specifically earmarked to finance sustainable infrastructure and services, such as renewable energy and public transport. Green City Bonds can be a source of low-cost capital for cities and municipalities to fund low-carbon buildings, renewable energy projects, metro rail systems and other climate-friendly projects. They can also provide other benefits suc...Green bonds are like other bonds in every way except that the funds generated are specifically earmarked to finance sustainable infrastructure and services, such as renewable energy and public transport. Green City Bonds...

UN Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for CouncilsUN Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for Councils

Local Government Association
Created 3 months ago
All of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have targets that are directly or indirectly related to the daily work of local and regional governments. Local governments should not be seen as mere implementers of the agenda. Local governments are policy makers, catalysts of change and the level of government best-placed to link the global goals with local communities.All of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have targets that are directly or indirectly related to the daily work of local and regional governments. Local governments should not be seen as mere implementers of the a...

United Nations Sustainability GoalsUnited Nations Sustainability Goals

UNSG
Created 3 months ago
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go ha...The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are ...