Novotel hotel, London

The London Blackfriars Novotel has been ranked in the top 10% of sustainable commercial buildings in the UK for its ‘outstanding’ eco-friendly policies by BREEAM (The Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method). The hotel has been given an ‘excellent’ rating for its environmental performance and is aiming to change the mindset of guests so that…

Camden’s outcomes-oriented commissioning model

As part of its Sustainable Community Strategy, the London Borough of Camden has worked with the New Economics Foundation (with support from HM Treasury and funding from Invest to Dave Budget) to develop an outcomes-oriented commissioning model. The model supports commissioning on the basis of wider community outcomes (the social, environmental and economic impacts providers…