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Salix Listed Number 21 on The Sunday Times’ Best 100 Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For 2019!

Salix is delighted to announce being awarded number 21 on the ‘Sunday Times’ 2019 Best 100 Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For’ list. The full list was announced last night at the Sunday Times Awards ceremony at Battersea Evolution, where Salix joined the other organisations to also be awarded a place on the list.

Funding available to Scottish organisations for energy efficiency projects

In 2018, Salix, with support from the Scottish Government, launched £8.5m in funding for public sector organisations to invest in energy efficiency projects. The fund forms part of a wider Scottish Government strategy to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions within the sector, following an announcement that Scotland are making energy efficiency a national infrastructure priority.

The fund aims to provide public sector organisations with the capital to install new technologies and upgrade existing systems improving their overall energy efficiency.

Salix exhibiting at AoC Winter Conference 2019

Salix are delighted to be exhibiting at the AoC Winter Conference in London on 29th January 2019.

The conference will showcase the role of finance professionals in driving change across the sector. Delegates will have the opportunity to get up to date details on the current funding landscape and discuss a range of barriers. The event will allow delegates too;

Salix's Response to the City of London Transport Strategy

The City of London’s Transport Strategy was opened for public consultation in order for comments and feedback to inform the final version of the Transport Strategy, which is due to be published in Spring 2019. The strategy intends to set out how the City proposes to design and manage its streets to ensure the Square Mile remains a great place to live, work, study and visit. The Strategy is a major opportunity to enable the continued growth of the City  as a global financial centre and its development as a major cultural destination.

Kent County Council School Solar Project

Northfleet School for Girls has completed one of the largest Solar project of its kind for a school within the UK.

The foundation school within Kent County Council has installed 681 solar PV panels at 180kWp across the school’s roof, as part of the school’s ambitious plans to significantly reduce energy costs.

The solar project is projected to save the school £17,000 as well reduce carbon emissions by 100 tonnes annually, which builds on the school’s previous project, which saw all lighting converted to LED.

Salix joins the Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s Low Carbon Energy Investment round table

Scotland is one of the world leaders when it comes to facing the challenge of climate change and actioning low carbon and renewable energy initiatives. In 2017 over two thirds of Scotland’s electricity was generated by renewables. The country has ambitious plans to create a 100% renewable grid and generate 50% of their heat, transport and electricity from renewables by 2030*. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) recognise the scale of the environmental challenges surrounding sustainability ahead and the need for action.  

Annie Shepperd OBE wins Leader of the Year!

The annual Investors in People Awards was held at the Roundhouse in Camden last night. The awards recognise industries which genuinely invest in their people to achieve exceptional and long-lasting results for their company.

Green Gown 2018 Winners Announced

Last week, Salix was proud to support the Green Gown awards 2018 hosted by the EAUC at the York Railway Museum. The event celebrated the incredible sustainability initiatives of 87 finalist institutions in 12 different categories, representing over 1 million students and 172,000 staff. Iain Patton, CEO of the EAUC, co-presented the ceremony alongside Helen Browning OBE, CEO of the Soil Association.

Salix Exhibiting at AoC Annual Conference

The conference is the biggest event in Further Education and will be taking place on the 20th and 21st November 2018 at the ICC in Birmingham.

Salix exhibiting and presenting at Sustainability Day for Action, London

Salix is proud to be supporting Sustainability Day for Action on 25th October 2018. On the day the campaign will be sharing good practice across the health sector by hosting a range of talks covering sustainable solutions, waste management, carbon management, sustainability on the ward and how to secure finance.

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