Climate Action North celebrates Social Enterprise Day
Climate Action Blog
by Jennifer Robson
6M ago
Thursday 16 November is Social Enterprise Day, a global event celebrating the incredible contribution social enterprises make to communities and the environment across the world. Social enterprises are businesses that work to achieve positive social or environmental impact. They are primarily driven by a desire to make a positive difference in the world. As a member of Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) since 2020, Climate Action North is dedicated to making climate change real for people and make taking climate action easier. Read the Climate Action North case study in SEUK’s State of Social Enterpr ..read more
Visit website
Eco festival comes to Sunderland city centre
Climate Action Blog
by Jennifer Robson
8M ago
A festival of sustainability will take place in Sunderland in October. Delivered in partnership with Sunderland City Council, Climate Action North and supported by Sunderland BID and Sunderland Business Partnership, EcoFest Sunderland will take place over two days. The first event for local businesses will take place in City Hall on Thursday, October 12 and will be followed by a fun day in Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens on Saturday, October 14 for residents and families. The second edition of EcoFest Sunderland aims to help the city achieve its goal of becoming a carbon-neutral city by 2 ..read more
Visit website
Revolutionary workstation fit for the future with sustainability plan
Climate Action Blog
by Jennifer Robson
10M ago
Sunderland entrepreneurs commit to sustainability targets with support from Climate Action North. Green White Sice Ltd recently launched the UNIO Workstation, billed as the most radical change in workspace design this century, and have pledged to ensure all aspects of the product are manufactured sustainably and create a business that gives back more than it consumes. The workstation, which is the first in a planned range, will be made from recycled, recyclable, and reusable materials that last a lifetime. The company will also work with its suppliers to drive positive change by minimising its ..read more
Visit website
Turning the tide on ocean action
Climate Action Blog
by Jennifer Robson
11M ago
A one-day conference, organised by community interest company Climate Action North, is turning the tide on taking ocean action by inspiring people on the extensive work taking place to restore and conserve the seas and oceans. Held for The United Nations World Oceans Day on 8 June in Sunderland, the Ocean Action Conference saw marine and rewilding experts share stories and highlight best practice on collaborative, meaningful, and impactful ocean action. In addition to updates from the Marine Conservation Society and Rewilding Britain, the conference showcased high profile seagrass work from Pr ..read more
Visit website
New Valued sponsor for Climate Action North
Climate Action Blog
by Jennifer Robson
11M ago
An award-winning accountancy firm has joined the family of Climate Action North sponsors. Valued, which help ambitious business owners realise their potential, has committed to supporting the social enterprise’s initiatives that mobilise climate action and business resilience throughout the North of England. Stephen Paul, managing director at Valued, has been involved with Climate Action North since its inception in 2016 providing accountancy services. He said: “We’ve seen the brilliant work that Climate Action North has done over the years to empower climate action, and their ongoing dedicati ..read more
Visit website
World Environment Day 2023. Climate Action North continuing to beat plastic pollution
Climate Action Blog
by Jennifer Robson
1y ago
This year marks the 50th anniversary of World Environment Day, where individuals, communities, businesses, and governments unite from across the globe and commit to taking climate action. The 2023 theme is #BeatPlasticPollution and is a reminder that people’s actions on plastic pollution matters. It is time to accelerate this action and transition to a circular economy. Climate Action North celebrated World Environment Day in 2018 holding the event “Plastic Pollution, What’s The Solution”. It is fitting that on this year’s World Environment Day, and five years on, we are continuing our work to ..read more
Visit website
Seagrass and Ocean Action – meet the speakers
Climate Action Blog
by Jennifer Robson
1y ago
A one-day Ocean Action Conference will take place on Seaburn seafront in Sunderland on 8 June. Book a place. Highlighting ocean action happening across the UK, the conference will feature experts, ocean practitioners, and marine biologists speaking about the challenges faced in rewilding the seas. Speakers include: Dr. Richard Lilley, Project Seagrass, Scotland – keynote speaker Richard is co-founder and Chief Development Officer at Project Seagrass. He’s spent the last decade developing and implementing seagrass research, conservation, and restoration programmes in collaboration with coastal ..read more
Visit website
Ocean experts to gather in Sunderland on World Oceans Day 2023
Climate Action Blog
by Sharon Lashley
1y ago
Following the recent BBC Wild Isles television programme, it is appropriate that ocean experts and those taking action for the oceans will gather for a conference on The United Nations World Oceans Day on 8 June. The one-day Ocean Action Conference organised by community interest company Climate Action North, in partnership with marine safety specialist Swiftwater Solutions and leading coastal project Explore Seascapes, will take place at The Grand Hotel on Seaburn seafront in Sunderland. It will bring together experts, businesses, ocean practitioners, and marine biologists to discuss the chal ..read more
Visit website
Our world needs climate action on all fronts: everything, everywhere, all at once
Climate Action Blog
by Jennifer Robson
1y ago
The latest UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report shows, despite the unprecedented scale of the challenge, there are many solutions available. Most importantly, the solutions are available to us now. Written by the world’s leading climate experts, who say that while the reality of the crisis is bad and it is rapidly getting worse, the report lays out a clear path to drastically cut carbon emissions and repair the damage that’s already been done. The report serves as a “a survival guide for humanity”. In the words of UN secretary general, António Guterres: “This report is a ..read more
Visit website
Women taking climate action in North East England
Climate Action Blog
by Jennifer Robson
1y ago
This International Women’s Day we are taking the opportunity to celebrate and spotlight some amazing women in the North of England who inspire us through their climate actions. From boardrooms and large organisations, to entrepreneurs, local communities, and education, these women are using their voices, wisdom, and influence to take climate action. We want to celebrate women’s achievement and, above all, recognise and applaud their sheer hard work as they take the vital action needed to fight the climate crisis. Here are just a few amazing women doing great things in the climate emergency in ..read more
Visit website

Follow Climate Action Blog on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR