Government Steering Group

Co-Founders Emma and Sally were delighted to be asked to sit on the Department for Education’s Standardised Emissions Framework steering group. The group includes many working in the Further and Higher education sector, together working on a blueprint for best practice. This is giving us invaluable insight into the challenges faced by the Department for […]

Sustainability in Dance

Rambert recognises that as a world-leading institution its responsibilities extend beyond dance education; that it should be a role model in social and environmental sustainability. Rambert is committed to reducing its environmental footprint and wanted support in realising its ambition of becoming a sustainability role model within dance. To understand the required actions for achieving […]

Engaging with racing charities

Alongside our partners YourPact, we worked with the Racing Foundation to gather information from their beneficiary charities on their attitudes towards and work done to date with regards sustainability. The Racing Foundation has an ambition to drive improvements within the industry but needed some baseline information before developing a full sustainability strategy. We conducted in-depth […]

Sustainability Framework for County Cricket

Hampshire Country Cricket Club was keen to understand how the organisation could operate in a more sustainable manner, not least on match days when thousands of visitors come to the Ageas Bowl stadium, and needed help in producing a framework for future action. Our project initially focused on speaking to a range of stakeholders at […]

Integrating sustainability into education

In an ongoing role, we are supporting Radnor House on its sustainability journey. Sally Cornelius has been appointed as Eco Schools Coordinator, helping the school improve its day-to-day operations and obtain Green Flag accreditation. We are working with students in a range of areas to ensure the school consumes less water, uses less energy and […]

Baselines and framework for UK rugby

With 13 Premiership rugby clubs under its wing, the PRL wanted to investigate how it could become a force for good in terms of sustainability in UK rugby.   Working as an umbrella organisation for 13 separate and independently-operational rugby clubs, PRL firstly needed to understand where each of its members was sitting in terms […]

Green Skills presentation

We were delighted to be asked by the South London Partnership (a sub-regional collaboration of five London boroughs) to be part of their Green Economy Week. We supported the initiative by presenting at the launch of the partnership’s Green Jobs report. Our presentation reached a wide audience, and detailed our experience of how green skills […]

Sustainable Sport Awards 2021- Event management

With BASIS being a not-for-profit, our first task was to find funding options for the event. It was important, though, that sponsorship deals were only signed with organisations that took their own environmental impact seriously and who shared similar values to BASIS. We also felt the choice of venue was very important: it needed to […]

Stakeholder engagement & feedback

 The insights from this research were crucial in understanding how Arsenal’s sustainability strategy could be further developed: stakeholders commented on current efforts by the club and shared opinions on what initiatives would be most beneficial or relevant going forwards. The Happy Ocean Company analysed all feedback and developed a set of recommendations (short-, mid-and long-term), […]

Venue Sustainability Guidelines

The Happy Ocean Company produced a set of guidelines and top tips for the BFC to distribute to all of its partner venues so that each could take individual action in ensuring future London Fashion Weeks would have a lower environmental impact.