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Construction in a Changing Climate. In partnership with Constructing Excellence North East, we’re holding a conference on 12 November to discuss the current climate crisis issues and what it means for the construction sector.

Our speakers will consider the impact on the day-to-day running of organisations, including procurement and tendering opportunities, and how businesses can take action to mitigate the risks involved and remain resilient. It will also present opportunities to hear from speakers about the mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain system and how this can translate into projects which address key biodiversity issues. Book up here.

Climate emergency: A North East gathering. What are you doing to tackle the climate crisis? Whether it’s through purchasing, greening your office or re-wilding, join us at VONNE Annual Conference and AGM on 7 November to share your ideas and gather some more. Register here.

Politics of climate change podcast. This excellent podcast from our friends at Planet Pod discusses the politics of climate change with Cllr April Clark of the Green Party, Shell International’s David Hone, Anjuli Pandit of BNP and Gareth Redmond-King of WWF. Listen in here.


Why bees are vital to a healthy economy. Environmental impact, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability are important issues for everyone but especially for business. More than ever before, we need to recognise the importance of bees to our economy and to our lives. And we need to turn that into action to ensure they don’t just survive but thrive. Read more.

Addressing the climate crisis is YOUR business responsibility. We were invited to guest blog for The North East Initiative on Business Ethics (NIBE) which focuses on business ethics and brings people together to learn from each other, share good practice and make a difference in the community.The blog, which focuses on why businesses must declare a climate emergency and back it up with real actions and accountability. Read more.

How you can get involved…

Our action-oriented initiatives and projects bring about real and lasting change. They include: Pollinator Parks, rewilding the North’s business parks and other areas, supporting businesses and communities in the context of the climate emergency, Green Heart where we work with schools and students, and a wide range of events addressing the climate crisis, rewilding and plastic pollution, plus litter picks and beach cleans.  

What are you doing to make a difference? Get in touch with us to register your interest via and  

The time for talking is over. Today we need to act.

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