140 Organisations Graduate from Carbon Trust Public Sector Programmes

Published on Thursday, 21 March 2013 11:14
Posted by Scott Buckler

At the University of London's Senate House, organisations from across the spectrum of the public sector gathered together for the Carbon Trust's annual public sector carbon management conference

Attendees came from central government departments, local authorities, NHS trusts, non-departmental public bodies, police forces, ambulance services, fire and rescue services, and further and higher education institutions.

Delegates were welcomed to the event by David Kennedy, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change. The event marked the graduation of 140 organisations from the Carbon Trust's public sector programmes, the largest number to graduate in a single year, demonstrating the public sector's on-going commitment to carbon reduction.

Over 600 organisations have now worked with the Carbon Trust on public sector programmes, helping to identify over 93m tonnes of carbon savings and net cost savings of over £2.6 billion.

The Carbon Trust's core carbon management programme has been running for nearly ten years, helping public bodies to calculate a baseline for their emissions and create a business case for carbon reduction – as well as to share ideas and best practice with others. This can enable organisations to identify significant energy cost savings, liberating budgets for use on delivering frontline services, as well as helping to play their part in taking action on climate change.

More recently the Carbon Trust has developed two new programmes for organisations further along in their carbon reduction journey: one that helps to successfully implement low carbon technology, and another that focuses on behaviour change programmes for staff and stakeholders.

The annual Public Sector Carbon Management event hosted by the Carbon brings together a wide variety of organisations facing similar challenges.  Presentations and specialist workshops cover the latest thinking in carbon reduction, and provide an opportunity to share best practice on how to cost-effectively cut carbon, despite limited public funds.

The Carbon Trust is currently taking applications for programmes beginning in 2013. For further information please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call +44 (0)20 7832 4803.

Congratulations to the successful 2013 graduates of Carbon Trust programmes:

Further and Higher Education – 44 organisations

Calderdale College

City of Bristol College

Woodhouse College

South Thames College

South Devon College

St Marys College

Harrow College

South Cheshire College

South Birmingham College

Wigan & Leigh College

York College

The Sheffield College

City of Wolverhampton College

Wiltshire College

Tower Hamlets College

Sussex Downs College

Salford City College

Accrington and Rossendale College

Cirencester College

Lakes College West Cumbria

Weymouth College

Gloucestershire College

Bradford College

Shipley College

Portsmouth College

The College of West Anglia

Cambridge Regional College

Blackburn College

South Staffordshire College

Bedford College

Isle of Wight College

St John Rigby College

Leeds City College

Wakefield College

Mid Kent College

Hadlow College

Bicton College

Myerscough College

North Warwickshire and Hinckley College

Canterbury College

South Nottingham College

St Helen's College

Capel Manor College

Ravensbourne College

Police and Emergency Services – 9 organisations

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

Gloucestershire Constabulary

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Lancashire Constabulary

Leicestershire Constabulary

Nottinghamshire Police

Warwickshire Police

West Yorkshire Police

London Ambulance Service

NHS Trusts – 12 organisations

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Luton and Dunstable Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

East of England Ambulance Trust

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Local Councils – 66 organisations

Derby City Council

Derbyshire County Council

Leicester City Council

Leicestershire County Council

Lincolnshire County Council

Northamptonshire Co Council

Nottingham City Council

Nottinghamshire Co Council

Rutland County Council

Bedford Borough Council

Telford & Wrekin Council

Coventry City Council

Herefordshire Council

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

Luton Borough Council

Lambeth Council

Birmingham City Council

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Cheshire East Council

Cumbria County Council

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

North Somerset Council

Wiltshire County Council

East Sussex County Council

Cornwall Council

Portsmouth City Council

London Borough of Camden

Dorset County Council

Halton Borough Council

London Borough of Sutton

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Brent Council

Torbay Council

Devon County Council

Newcastle City Council

North Yorkshire Council

London Borough of Croydon

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Peterborough Council

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Leeds City Council

Staffordshire County Council

Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Gloucestershire County Council

Warrington Borough Council

Cambridgeshire County Council

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

Manchester City Council

Buckinghamshire County Council

Durham County Council

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

North Warwickshire Borough Council

South Staffordshire Council

Worcester City Council

Stratford on Avon District Council

Rugby Borough Council

Broxbourne Borough Council

Cambridge City Council

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

London Borough of Sutton

Malvern Hills District Council

North Yorkshire County Council

Spelthorne Borough Council

Teignbridge District Council

Wyre Forest District Council

Central Government departments and agencies – 9 organisations

DfiD

DfT

Homes and Communities Agency

HM Courts & Tribunal Services

MOD

NHS Business Services Authority

Ordnance Survey

Cleveland Police and Policy Authority

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive

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