Greening Public Services in the north-east

March 15, 2011 at 10:49 am 1 comment

Last Thursday, we were in Newcastle upon Tyne hosting our eleventh Festival of Ideas in partnership with Sustaine and the North East Regional Improvement and Efficiency Partnership. The event brought together some leading innovation projects from the community and voluntary sector (more than half were from the region), commissioners from public services, social investors and local councillors all interested in reducing the carbon footprint of public services in the north east.

The event gave innovators a chance to talk about their work and participants a chance to give feedback, share concerns and help shape this work. Check out the slideshow below and find out more about what happened on the day.

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If you want to learn more about the innovation projects that attended this event, then take a look at the presentations and video pitches from the day.

Bulky Bob’s presentation and video
Community Renewable Energy’s presentation and video
Community Energy Solution’s presentation and video
Commonwheels’ presentation and video
Families Enjoying Active Travel’s presentation and video
One Planet Regions’ presentation and video
Sportsrecycler’s presentation and video
Sustainability through Staff Action’s presentation and video

If you would like to get in touch with any of the projects above, feel free to call Raj Cheema on 020 7250 8097 or email her.

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Entry filed under: Green Next Practice, Local Innovation, Sustainability, Third Sector Innovation.

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