Power to zero

The challenge of decarbonising the UK’s existing housing stock is significant, and will require innovative policy, investment and logistical solutions to solve it. Not doing so will make meeting the Government’s net zero ambitions almost impossible.

Stonewater is pleased to be working with IPPR on a new report that will set out a roadmap for solving the retrofit challenge facing the social housing sector. The ambitious report will be published on Wednesday 15 July.

Keep checking this page for more updates on this important piece of work.

An introduction from Nicholas Harris, Chief Executive

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"In a post-pandemic world, we (and many other businesses) have the opportunity to learn from experience and I believe that pursuing ‘earth friendly’ and sustainable solutions will become more important than ever - It’s something we feel very passionately about."

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This event will take place on Wednesday 15th July at 16:00-17:30 (BST). The event will take place online using Zoom, which can be accessed via internet or phone. A link to join the webinar will be emailed to you following registration.

Register here.

Upgrading and greening our homes is an opportunity to create new jobs, level up the UK and secure more good quality and affordable housing. IPPR has developed a plan for the housing sector to deliver faster action to address climate change; ensure further action to transform our economic and deliver a fairer approach that will lower bills and make sure communities benefit from the change to come.

At this event, we will discuss IPPR's recent research into decarbonising the social rented sector, as well as wider policy action to address carbon objectives, funding models and consumer perspectives.

Our speakers:

  • The Rt Hon Lord Deben, Chair of the Committee on Climate Change
  • Thangam Debbonaire MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Housing
  • Amy Simmons, Head of Policy, National Housing Federation
  • Nicholas Harris, CEO, Stonewater
  • Luke Murphy, Head of the Environmental Justice Commission, IPPR