Tag Archives: EAC

The Environment Sector and Race

Michael Shamash – DITO, Tower Hamlets | Chris Church – Director CEA | Julian Agyeman – Tufts University GUEST POST from Capacity Global Could the environmental sector do a better job of engaging with ethnic and other minorities and helping them solve their problems? Yes it could, by a long way. According to a new [...]

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21 Years On – Diversity and the Environment Movement

On 18 September 2009 Capacity Global will launch their report and maniesto: ’21 Years On: Environment and Diversity’. Professor Julian Agyeman (pictured) will be the keynote speaker at the event. Julian is a member of Capacity Global’s Advisory Board and Professor and Chair of the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, at the Massachusetts-based Tufts University. This is an [...]

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Third Sector Climate Change Declaration

Government Ministers helped ‘relaunch’ the Third Sector Climate Change Declaration today (15 June) at the RSA in central London. Huw Irranca-Davies MP (Minister for Marine and Natural Environment, Defra) and Joan Ruddock MP (Minister of State, DECC) joined a range of signatories, both new and old, to reaffirm their commitment to deliver behaviour change at [...]

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Every Action Counts Film

To coincide with the celebration of the Defra-funded Every Action Counts, the programme produced this video as a DVD. This is now available online. Click the play button to view. It may take a while to start on a slow internet connection. The Every Action Counts Film on Vimeo.

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Hilary Benn says thanks to EAC contributors

Following the Every Action Counts celebration event that marked the end of the Defra-funded Every Action Counts programme, our Secretary of State, Hilary Benn, wrote to all those who had contributed to the to express his thanks. Click on the images of the letter below to see them full size on Flickr. We expect the [...]

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Hilary Benn on Every Action Counts

Courtesy of British Satellite News, here is a 3 minute video that captures Hilary Benn’s views on the Every Action Counts programme. The clip was taken at the EAC celebration event on 6 May at the Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre in London. Additional information Defra’s YouTube channel [this is a back-dated post - actual posting [...]

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EAC celebration event

I’ve just got back from a very enjoyable and productive day at the Every Action Counts celebration event at the Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre. I was able to re-establish contact with old friends and several people that I felt I knew quite well but had never met. Hilary Benn, Defra’s Secretary of State, addressed the [...]

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Every Action Counts event – 6 May 2009

On 6 May, the ‘Change: what happens when Every Action Counts’ event will mark the end of the Defra funded ‘Every Action Counts‘ programme. The day will include a panel debate on partnership, and workshops looking at issues around volunteers and community workers, government and third sector partnerships, and funding and resources. The keynote address will be delivered by [...]

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What’s the difference between the Advisory Board and Ministerial Taskforce?

I had the pleasure of attending the workshop for BTCV Champions in Doncaster last Friday (13/2/09). BTCV were a key partner in the Defra-funded ‘Every Action Counts‘ programme which is now coming to an end. This workshop reflected on the experience of the programme and looked at how it might move forward. Ed Miliband (Secretary [...]

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Percentage of organisations with environmental policy doubles

Defra-backed survey from Every Action Counts indicates percentage of organisations with an environmental policy has doubled from 27% to 52% during 2007. The press release (Word format) from Every Action Counts states: The survey, commissioned by national green body, Every Action Counts (EAC), follows the publication in 2007 of Every Action Counts: Changing the Way [...]

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