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Zero Carbon Britain

Bringing multi-stakeholder groups together to explore and experiment with new ways of doing things to make net zero happen.

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Existing decision-making processes often struggle to see the whole system and draw on the diverse knowledge, experience and perspectives of stakeholders across it. Bringing people together from across different sectors can help identify solutions that work across a complex range of interacting areas; solutions that not only offer technical fixes but also help overcome political, cultural, economic and psychological barriers.

The Zero Carbon Britain Innovation Lab aims to unlock sustainable solutions to specific challenges, contributing to efforts to avert the most dangerous levels of climate change. The Lab will open up opportunities for citizens, researchers, entrepreneurs, business, government and other organisations to work together to co-design innovative, effective climate solutions. It will do this through multiple innovation lab processes, each tackling specific barriers to reaching net zero. Please contact us to discuss your needs or to find out more.

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Latest Innovation Lab Reports

Read our latest report, exploring how councils can take action together on Climate Emergency declarations, based on learning from an Innovation Lab with Staffordshire Councils.

What is an innovation lab process?

An innovation lab process is highly designed and expert facilitated to support multi-stakeholder groups in addressing a complex social problem, aiming to transform the current system to address that problem.

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Zero Carbon Britain Resource Hub

Freely available online inspiration, tools, reports, guidance, training, webinars and more, to support your action on net zero.
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Zero Carbon Britain Training and Events

Explore how we can create a modern, zero-emission society. Our courses are constantly being developed and updated to bring you the latest insights and information
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Zero Carbon Britain Reports

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Our Zero Carbon Britain reports are all solutions-focused and explore the potential barriers to achieving a zero carbon Britain and how these can be overcome.
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