Our Initiatives

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.

Pop Up Business School at The Oracle

3 May 2017

On the 21st and 22nd of April The Oracle provided 7 Pop Up Business School participants with trading space on the lower mall.

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50,000 actions recorded by Hammerson employees

27 Apr 2017

Hammerson joined up with The Butterfly Bank in 2015 to open our own bespoke branch of the innovative engagement platform. Our employees can find community, environmental and health and wellbeing actions to take at work and at home. They record uptake, share stories and inspire each other with peer designed, sustainability focused actions. Since the launch, employees from across three offices and ten shopping centres have been actively recording sustainable behaviours and community actions. To date they have recorded an impressive 50,000 actions. Each action earns a number of virtual butterflies that are 'banked' via the platform.

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Football legend Eddie Gray raises dementia awareness at Victoria Leeds

6 Apr 2017

Leeds legend Gray praises Victoria's partnership with Leeds United Foundation

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We are Dementia Friends

28 Mar 2017

12 Oracle employees attended a Dementia Friends training session on the 28th February 2017 ahead of disability week. The employees that took part in the training session learnt about Dementia and how it affects people, and the practical actions that Dementia Friends can take that could help someone with dementia visiting The Oracle.

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Hammerson and Sir Robert McAlpine publish Natural Capital Report

20 Mar 2017

Hammerson and Sir Robert McAlpine collaborate on new report on Natural Capital

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Collaboration with Costa leads to a roll out of leading edge 'Zero Energy' design

20 Mar 2017

In 2017 our second Zero Energy Coffee Pod will open. The hub builds on our award winning project with Costa in 2015 to create and open an industry first - a zero energy coffee shop. The pod achieved the highest provisional Energy Performance Certificate rating of A+, won a BCSC Gold Award, and demonstrated the power of collaboration between landlord and tenant in tackling key sustainability issues.

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Budding entrepreneurs visit Hammerson offices

13 Feb 2017

Enabling Enterprise visited our offices once again to exhibit the future entrepreneurs of Retail!

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