The UK Government is legally committed to reducing carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. The case for action on a broad range of environmental issues is compelling. SHIFT members are leading the sector.
SHIFT members have stepped forward for independent assessment of their performance and have committed themselves to continuous improvement. SHIFT enables improvement through comprehensive assessment, benchmarking analysis and robust guidance. Public awards drive improvement through commercial recognition and a Learning Year helps members to share best practice and address specific challenges.
Accreditation includes a respected SHIFT Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze badge illustrating your performance in leading the way.
"SHIFT is a comprehensive tool for registered housing providers to measure and reduce their environmental impact. The Homes and Communities Agency is interested to see more providers join the SHIFT best practice group."
Kevin G McGeough, RIBA, FRSA, Senior Strategy Manager (Sustainable Places), Homes and Communities Agency
Members find assessments useful for a number of reasons. The assessments provide:
SHIFT membership entitles members to attend all SHIFT events. The award winning events bring members together with leading experts in the field to share best practice and plan actions. A particular focus on challenges identified in the assessment process.
27th February 2013
Adaptation and climate change - London
5th June 2013
Retrofitting 2013: Practical steps and funding options - Stoke-on-Trent
3rd July 2013
Building to low carbon cost effectively - London
25th September 2013
Fuel poverty & residents: how the Green Deal could assist - London
9th October 2013
Fuel poverty & residents: how the Green Deal could assist - Manchester
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