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 […]

Facilitating Greater Manchester’s Community Energy Action Plan

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Community Energy, Facilitation, Communications & Training, News

Quantum coordinated and faciliated a workshop to develop the Community Energy Action Plan for Greater Manchester and to write up the results into  the Action Plan for the COALESCCE project and a summary for the Green Summit 2019.  We devised the event format,recruited speakers, produced an event pack and carried out marketing and participant recruitment. […]

CLASP: Adaptation Risk Assessment Resource Pack

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Facilitation, Communications & Training

Quantum developed a resource pack to help Local Authorities to tackle climate change adaptation. It was developed over the last 6 months of 2010 in conjunction with 5 North West local authorities, whose experiences are shared to assist others. The pack provides information on how to conduct inclusive risk assessment workshops to incorporate climate risks […]

Cheshire & Warrington Local Economic Partnership

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Facilitation, Communications & Training

The effects of climate change are already being felt in Cheshire & Warrington through an increase in frequency of severe weather events such as intense rainfall, high winds and prolonged periods of ice and snow. At the same time such events also present opportunities for local companies to develop products and systems to combat the […]

Climate UK

Posted Posted in Climate Change

We sourced and researched case studies to illustrate the importance of climate adaptation for transport infrastructure for Climate UK’s report Creating and Managing Resilient Local Highways outlining how local authorities are planning for extreme weather and flooding in maintaining and investing in their transport infrastructure, and how they are involving the local community.