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London Borough of Newham

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… and urban environments, and the destruction of vital ecological habitats, have been eroding the natural barriers that can prevent diseases spreading - leading to catastrophic consequences as Covid-19 has shown. Unless we stop environmental degradation, and get serious with our carbon reduction requirements, future viruses are highly likely to emerge. Responding to Covid-19 has been a huge…

… and planet. By focusing on fresh produce with lower carbon emissions, this initiative provides good quality healthy food that benefits both people and the environment. This is an exemplar of good practice which we hope will be replicated across both the public and private sectors. Eat for free in Primary Schools Mayor Fiaz has guaranteed the continuation of the Newham Eat for Free programme - which…

…, and an inclusive economy. When these grants come to an end, businesses will continue to be supported to adopt green ambitions through our Community Wealth Building Pledge grants. These provide up to £10,000 for businesses committed to our pledge ambitions, and to support businesses adopt green practises and reduce carbon emissions in the borough. A Just Transition for Skills We have begun to look…

… for our residents. Our facilities management team are also accelerating changes towards our carbon neutral and carbon zero targets. We are also working to decarbonise the Council’s pension fund. WHAT WE HAVE ACHIEVED IN THE LAST YEAR: Energy management to reduce emissions Our Energy Policy and Energy Management Plan aims to reduce carbon emissions by 30 per cent from the Council’s operational…

… approach, linking workers to specific areas. This enables care workers to be more embedded in their local community. It also reduces travel distance and time, promoting more walking and cycling, with the knock-on effect of reducing carbon emissions and improving air quality. WHAT WE WILL DO IN THE FUTURE: Our Pensions Committee is currently working with the joint pensions funds of other London…

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