Eleven Scottish Universities are delivering carbon reduction projects through the Scottish Funding Council’s University Carbon Reduction Fund 

Submitted by Salix on Fri, 11/10/2019 - 09:34

The University Carbon Reduction Fund (UCRF) was launched by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) in August 2017. Managed by Salix Finance, the programme aims to boost investment in energy efficiency across Scotland’s higher education institutions in order to generate a significant reduction in carbon emissions across the sector. Salix Finance provides interest-free funding to the public sector in England, Scotland and Wales, to improve energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and lower energy bills. 

Dates for Salix hosted Private Sector Workshops Announced!

Submitted by Salix on Mon, 30/09/2019 - 17:04

Following the success of the 2017 Private Sector Workshops, Salix are excited to announce that three workshops will be hosted throughout November 2019.

The free workshops will help the private sector better understand how Salix funding works and how they can support their public sector clients' applications to the Salix loan schemes. 

Dates and locations can be found in the table below.

Salix Exhibiting at the SLCC National Conference 2019

Submitted by Salix on Thu, 26/09/2019 - 11:01

The SLCC (Society of Local Council Clerks) national conference is taking place on the 2nd and 3rd October 2019 at the Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire.

Attendees will return to their council’s with an improvement plan to help make a difference and apply practical steps to combat climate change. Public speaking expert Becky Walsh will be attending the conference and a leading political commentator will be uncovering some constitutional and structural changes.

Flintshire County Council significantly reduces carbon footprint after investing in a £4.6m street lighting replacement project

Submitted by Salix on Thu, 19/09/2019 - 13:11

Flintshire County Council has significantly reduced its carbon footprint after investing in a £4.6 million street lighting replacement project, saving approximately £575,000 a year in energy bills1.

The Council recognises the importance of climate change, reducing the effects it is having, and their role in protecting the environment.   

Salix Regional Meetings 2019 - Dates Announced!

Submitted by Salix on Fri, 23/08/2019 - 10:16

Every year, Salix host several regional meetings as an opportunity for public sector organisations across England to share knowledge and expertise, network with peers on energy efficiency projects, share best practice and receive updates from Salix Finance. 

This year, the first regional meeting is being held at Gloucestershire County Council on the 2nd October 2019. 

Following dates and locations can be found in the table below. 

Salix taking part in the Lord Mayor's Appeal, City Giving Day 2019!

Submitted by Salix on Wed, 31/07/2019 - 16:11

Salix are proud to be taking part in the Lord Mayor’s Appeal, City Giving Day on the 24th September 2019.

In addition to taking part in the City Giving Day Quiz night and Long Lunch, Salix are involved in the Tour de City static bike challenge for the second year running.

The event will be held on the Old Roadway (Paternoster Row) on the north side of St Paul's Cathedral in aid of The Lord Mayor's Appeal.

Salix Awarded Gold!

Submitted by Salix on Tue, 30/07/2019 - 09:35

Salix are delighted to announce that the organisation has been awarded the Investors in People Gold accreditation demonstrating their commitment to high performance through great people management. 

Staff at Salix are thrilled to be confirmed as one of the top organisations in the UK to have been awarded the Gold accreditation*, showcasing staff commitment to workplace engagement and representing the importance of shared values and purpose.

Salix Finance Regional Meetings – Autumn 2019

Submitted by Salix on Fri, 19/07/2019 - 08:59

Salix will once again be holding Regional Meetings across England in Autumn 2019. 

These annual meetings are an opportunity for current and prospective clients from Local Government organisations to network and share knowledge, expertise and experience in delivering energy efficiency projects.

Content will include discussions around emerging energy efficiency technologies, the impact of the Public Sector on mitigating climate change, as well as updates from Salix on its funding models.