News and Insight

A showcase of some of our delivered and planned activity around Positive Places, giving you a chance to delve a little deeper into the areas that interest you.

Better Buildings Partnership launches case study on our collaborative project with B&Q

21 Apr 2016

At Cyfarthfa Retail Park in Merthyr Tydfil, Hammerson and B&Q partnered to create an Eco Learning Store. It is one of the first projects in the UK to feature a Transpired Solar Collector system, which harvests the sun’s heat to warm the store’s interior, cutting energy bills and CO2 emissions.

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​The rise and rise of Socially Responsible Investment

5 Apr 2016

JP Morgan recently held a very interesting Socially Responsible Investment conference. The fact that JP Morgan has enough interest from its investor clients to hold a two day SRI conference is indicative of a marked change in how the investor community views environmental, social and governance issues and their implications for investment portfolios.

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Leadership in Sustainability

24 Feb 2016

As part of our commitment to upskill and inspire our people in sustainability, our senior management team are heading to University. Six of our senior leaders have already completed training at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability.

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Annual Young Enterprise Trade Fair at Centrale

22 Feb 2016

Young Entrepreneurs from across Croydon showcased their business credentials on Saturday 13th February in the annual Young Enterprise Trade Fairheld at Centrale.

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Talent Match Leicestershire and The Prince's Trust

20 Jan 2016

Between November 2015 and January 2016 saw WotSPACE support Talent Match Leicestershire (TM) partners to bring to life an empty retail space at Highcross Leicester over a 7 week period.

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National Takeover Day at Highcross Leicester

5 Jan 2016

November 20th saw 11 members of Highcross staff including senior management have their jobs taken over by young people aged 11-16, as part of the Children's Commissioner for England and Wales, National Takeover Challenge.

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Croydon Partnership's Dragons' Den competition

23 Dec 2015

Last week, the Croydon Partnership held a Dragons’ Den-style competition at the Whitgift Centre to help launch the business idea of one lucky entrepreneur.

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