How can we help British business improve environmental performance?

Get on my land

Our project aims to facilitate a peer to peer network to provide potential agriculturists with the information, support and practical opportunities they need to get started. The problem - Over 50% of farmers are nearing retirement, and too few of the younger generation are currently on track to enter agriculture related professions. The art of growing produce has not been learnt by many due in part to the increasing ...more »

Submitted by (@getonmyland)

What theme of the challenge does your idea address? : Theme 7.Working with others

Voting

12 votes

How can we help British business improve environmental performance?

Business Owl - Spotting Energy Efficiency Opportunities

Using a range of geographic, building, and energy information, this project will identify potential energy saving actions for businesses and provide targeted advice using national schemes, local expertise networks, and existing in situ examples. Environmental support groups and community users will also be able to add data to help engage and support businesses.

Submitted by (@mesvelt)

What theme of the challenge does your idea address? : Theme 2.Good process management

Voting

3 votes

Geovation Water Challenge

Understanding your water world

Water is an essential resource but we constantly battle against too much, too little or poor quality water. Professional understanding water and the water cycle is important but bringing this understanding to everyone of all ages will help us to appreciate and manage our water resources sustainably now and in the future. Our aim is to provide an online hub for schools, clubs and organisations to download useful information ...more »

Submitted by (@alison.carruthers)

Voting

1 vote

How can we enable people in Britain to live in better places?

A Sense of Place

This project will use existing historic and cultural land use data in rural areas of Britain to create a sense of place to inform on sustainable planning opportunities. It will allow affordable housing development on contentious area of 'green-belt' where incomers and second home owners have driven the housing market beyond the reach of locals.

Submitted by (@jemmabezant)

What theme of the Housing Challenge does your idea address? : 4. Assets (best use of)

Voting

0 votes

Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

The Right Way Up - Sustainable planning for adventure events

The popularity of adventure events is increasing rapidly throughout the UK with many of these events taking place in and around rural communities. Adventure events include challenges such as the National Three Peak challenge which see tens of thousands of participants every year and events such as those organised by Tough Mudder and Rat Race which see thousands of participants each event. They can also include large scale ...more »

Submitted by (@gruff0)

Voting

0 votes