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SUSTAINABLE HACKNEY NEEDS A NEW TREASURER AND AN AUDITOR

Started Mar 19 0 Replies

Sustainable Hackney is looking for a new Treasurer and an Auditor.  Can you carry out either of these functions on a voluntary basis?TREASURERCan you carry out basic spreadsheet work and accounting? …Continue

Access to Justice - the difference between law and justice

Started Jun 21, 2016 0 Replies

Mauritian lawyer, political activist and friend Jean Claude Bibi was interviewed by the l'express on this subject in 2012.  It's a clear statement and demonstrates that the struggle for justice is…Continue

Tags: justice

Hackney Council's consultation on Springfield Park extended

Started Jan 6, 2015 0 Replies

The council has extended the consultation on Springfield Park and its application to the Heritage Lottery Fund until Monday 12th January.  Go to …Continue

Tags: biodiversity, space, green

Protocol for partnership funding with Hackney Council

Started Mar 20, 2014 0 Replies

2014 If you want Hackney Council involved in a funding bid, here's the…Continue

 

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Sustainable Hackney AGM and discussion on Blue-Green Infrastructure Planning at Rhodes Estate Community Hall

June 27, 2018 from 6:30pm to 9pm
The AGM receives reports on the previous year's work, plans for the future, elects the Steering Group and approves the report and accounts.Our discussion this year will be the development of a Green Infrastructure Plan for Hackney, a commitment in the Council's Manifesto.  Speakers include Mireille Tchapi, Research Fellow at University of Westminster Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment who will open with an overview. We'll also hear from Marie Murray and Brian Cummings on the Eastern…See More
Jun 14
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Jun 5
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Refill your water bottle for free ...

With temperatures increasing, you can refill your water bottle with refreshing tap water for free from over 1000 businesses in #London.  Download the app to find your nearest refill point here #RefillLondon See More
Apr 24
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Real nappy meet + Give and Take at Round Chapel Old School Rooms

April 25, 2018 from 11am to 12pm
Meet local parents and chat about real nappies. Real nappy demos available. Bring good quality real nappies, maternity and baby clothes to pass on but there's no need to bring to take. Free entry for all Hackney residents.See More
Apr 24
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SUSTAINABLE HACKNEY NEEDS A NEW TREASURER AND AN AUDITOR

Sustainable Hackney is looking for a new Treasurer and an Auditor.  Can you carry out either of these functions on a voluntary basis?TREASURERCan you carry out basic spreadsheet work and accounting?  Would you like to become Sustainable Hackney's new Treasurer?  As a voluntary organisation we have low turnover and few transactions.  Can you take on this voluntary role for us?See the …See More
Mar 19
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Manifesto for Affordable Workspace

Members of the East End Trades Guild will meet the Hackney and Tower Hamlets mayors on Tuesday 13 March and ask them to commit to their agenda for affordable workspace and a London Living Rent.The manifesto calls on councils across the capital to:Recognise Community Value of small and micro business to boroughs’ prosperity and reflect this in economic and…See More
Mar 12
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Social Enterprise Manifesto for Hackney

Mayor Philip Glanville invited representatives of Hackney's social enterprise sector to the Town Hall in February to present the results of a consultation with more than 250 SEs to create a Social Enterprise Manifesto for Hackney. The manifesto is full of ideas on how Hackney Council can support recognition and development of the sector.  It highlight three strategic aims for the sector locally: promoting awareness & understanding of social enterprise, building capacity and reach and…See More
Mar 1
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Jan 12
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Ever heard of SDG washing? The urgency of Sustainable Development Goals Due Diligence

 After green washing and blue washing – using a UN logo to signpost sustainability without doing much – the term SDG washing points to businesses that use the Sustainable Development Goals to market their positive contribution to some SDGs while ignoring their negative impact on others. For example, a car company may market their electric cars as saving the climate (SDG 13↑). Yet, the cobalt in their batteries may be mined by five-year old kids in Congo (SDG 8 ↓).Ultimately, companies should do…See More
Oct 3, 2017
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More on the government's "woefully inadequate" air quality plans

Almost a million more people will have died prematurely along with countless others who will suffer ill-health by the time the Government's key measure in their new air quality plans comes into operation: the ban on all new petrol and diesel by 2040 and a commitment that "almost" every car and van on the road to be a zero emission vehicle by 2050. Before the end of July, the Government was forced to publish the …See More
Jul 28, 2017
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‘Be The Difference’ Volunteer Fair and the launch of Hackney Council’s ‘Volunteer for Hackney initiative’ at Hackney Museum

June 20, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm
This fair is aimed at local people who want to give their time through volunteering or who may have ideas for new projects or ways to help Hackney’s community.See More
Jun 20, 2017
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Jun 18, 2017
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‘Be The Difference’ Volunteer Fair and the launch of Hackney Council’s ‘Volunteer for Hackney initiative’ at Hackney Museum

June 20, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm
This fair is aimed at local people who want to give their time through volunteering or who may have ideas for new projects or ways to help Hackney’s community.See More
Jun 16, 2017
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A government you want to wake up to, vote on 8 June

Today People and Planet urge you all to use your vote next Thursday:Next Friday, 9 June 2017, we will be waking up to a new government. Add your mark on what that government should look like. Vote on Thursday 8 June.Since Theresa May called for a general election in April, an incredible 1.05 million young people have registered to vote. But, in past elections, this has failed to translate to a cross on the ballot box.In May 2015, voter turnout was far lower for 18 – 24 years olds (43%) in…See More
Jun 3, 2017
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Sustainable Hackney AGM at Rhodes Estate Community Centre

June 28, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Empowering Hackney with Education for Sustainable DevelopmentHackney can boast dozens of local environmental campaigns - from cycling, recycling, air quality, food, waste, community energy, biodiversity, to the built environment, social justice and many more. But what part does Education for Sustainable Development play in the borough and what more can be done to empower the next generation? According to the United Nations, Education for Sustainable Development allows every human being to…See More
Apr 10, 2017
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Sustainable Hackney AGM at Rhodes Estate Community Centre

June 28, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Empowering Hackney with Education for Sustainable DevelopmentHackney can boast dozens of local environmental campaigns - from cycling, recycling, air quality, food, waste, community energy, biodiversity, to the built environment, social justice and many more. But what part does Education for Sustainable Development play in the borough and what more can be done to empower the next generation? According to the United Nations, Education for Sustainable Development allows every human being to…See More
Apr 7, 2017

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About me
Hi, I've campaigned and worked on transport and environmental issues since 1989. I worked with over 100 volunteers to develop Hackney's Agenda 21 in the 1990s and then developed Camden's first corporate environmental strategy and management system. I'm a founding member of the Sustainable Hackney Steering Group, manage the membership and working on local economy and built environment issues. I'm also studying environmental science with the OU.
Website
http://www.linkedin.com/in/kathrynbjohnson
Interests
Biodiversity, Built Environment, Energy, Green Economy, Transition

Kathryn Johnson's Blog

Stronger on sustainability

Posted on June 5, 2018 at 18:31 0 Comments

Tackling climate change and air pollution and giving residents a real voice in how the borough is changing are upfront and bold in the Mayor’s foreword to ‘A Fairer, Safer and More Sustainable Hackney’, Labour’s manifesto for the 2018-2022 Council. And while the environment is bringing up the rear in the document, the…

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Stronger on sustainability

Posted on June 5, 2018 at 18:31 0 Comments

Tackling climate change and air pollution and giving residents a real voice in how the borough is changing are upfront and bold in the Mayor’s foreword to ‘A Fairer, Safer and More Sustainable Hackney’, Labour’s manifesto for the 2018-2022 Council. And while the environment is bringing up the rear in the document, the…

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Refill your water bottle for free ...

Posted on April 24, 2018 at 10:54 0 Comments

With temperatures increasing, you can refill your water bottle with refreshing tap water for free from over 1000 businesses in #London.  Download the app to find your nearest refill point here #RefillLondon 

Manifesto for Affordable Workspace

Posted on March 12, 2018 at 15:30 0 Comments

Members of the East End Trades Guild will meet the Hackney and Tower Hamlets mayors on Tuesday 13 March and ask them to commit to their agenda for affordable workspace and a London Living Rent.

The manifesto calls on councils across the capital to:

  • Recognise Community Value of small and micro business to boroughs’…
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