Rural local authorities’ role in delivering Net Zero

Posted Posted in Climate Change, News, Research & Evaluation

Our Rural Net Zero report for UK100’s Countryside Climate Network outlines the vital role rural areas have in delivering the national Net Zero target. Based on research and interviews we have outlined the key challenges and opportunities rural areas have in reaching and going beyond Net Zero. Retrofitting homes and decarbonising heat in urban areas […]

Greater Manchester Local Nature Recovery Plan: Facilitation Support

Posted Posted in Facilitation, Communications & Training, News

Quantum has helped Greater Manchester Combined Authority deliver nine engagement workshops to shape the outcomes and delivery plans for their Local Nature Recovery Plan. Five local authorities are piloting the development of Local Nature Recovery Strategies for Defra. Using Zoom and Miro, the first four online interactive workshops helped people tell us what Nature in […]

More Than A Shop: Speaking up for our planet – turning talk into action

Posted Posted in Community Energy, News

Louise joined disruption doctor, speaker and diversity activist Samantha Moyo in the studio with broadcaster Elizabeth Alker. Part of a series of podcasts made by Co-operatives UK, we explore climate change, diversity and community energy. Louise discusses putting communities at the heart the net zero transition. “I enjoyed this recording, which was done in late […]

Service Design for People Powered Retrofit

Posted Posted in Business Support, Climate Change, Community Energy, Facilitation, Communications & Training, News, Research & Evaluation

Quantum has been bringing Service Design support to the People Powered Retrofit Project, a partnership led by Carbon Co-op and Urbed to tackle the challenges of household energy efficiency and build a local retrofit market in Greater Manchester. People Powered Retrofit tackles many of the key barriers that home owners face in commissioning work, including […]

University of Manchester net zero target: workshop for estates & facilities team

Posted Posted in Business Support, Climate Change, Facilitation, Communications & Training, News

“Quantum has helped to frame the discussions we need to move our zero carbon programme forward, and has provided some great insight into areas that may provide solutions to some of our challenges. ” Emma Gardener, Head of Environmental Sustainability In July 2019 The University of Manchester commissioned Quantum devise and facilitate a workshop on […]

Commercial Buildings & Community Energy: Scaling up renewable energy delivery across the North West

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Community Energy, News, Research & Evaluation

We held a successful event to equip building owners and developers with the information needed to understand the benefits of community energy, identify whether there are opportunities for community energy on their estate and how to develop successful partnerships with community energy organisations. It was fascinating to hear from Bev and Mark, both leading large […]