The Bristol Green Capital Partnership (BGCP) CIC is an independent leadership organisation focused on environmental sustainability. It has a network of around 800 member organisations, made up of a cross-sector mix of businesses, public sector, charities and community organisations who share the vision of “a sustainable Bristol with a high quality of life for all”. Urban ID is partnering with the BGCP network to fully understand the tough challenges we face and the barriers to meeting them. BGCP’s chief executive also co-leads on the ‘big challenge theme’ of achieving a carbon-neutral city, along with UWE professor and BGCP director Jim Longhurst.
Our approach has been developed jointly by BGCP CIC, University of the West of England and the University of Bristol with three main aims:
An initial workshop in mid-March brought together people from a range of organisations across sectors and levels of engagement with BGCP to map activity and gather views on the interdependency between the Urban ID themes. We are analysing the feedback from the workshop to inform future steps: an engagement survey, in-depth interviews with members to gather “Partnership stories”, which will feed into its 10th anniversary in July, analysing BGCP membership data and further workshops with members.
If you are a BGCP member organisation and would like to be involved, contact BGCP. If you support the vision of a sustainable Bristol with a high quality of life for all and are not yet a member, join the Partnership here!
More information about upcoming BGCP events can be found here.
17th May 2017
The future role of city sustainability communities
The Bristol Green Capital Partnership case study is a massively collaborative venture bringing together the skills and expertise of UWE researchers, myself, Billy Clayton and Tom Calvert, and Professor Jim Longhurst who is also a director on BGCP’s board, and the practical experience and knowledge of Ian, Vicki and Claire in the BGCP CIC executive […]Continue Reading
11th April 2017
Nationwide Urban Researchers Bristol Meet Up
On Apr 29th & 30th researchers from all five Urban Living Partnership projects met here in Bristol to compare their projects and progress. Apart from our own Urban ID there are sister research projects in Newcastle& Gateshead, York, Leeds and Birmingham each with their own very different methods and approaches to working out how cities […]Continue Reading